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Assignment Highlight | Abdominal Cancer

Music Therapist Journal Medical Diagnosis: Abdominal cancer pain Patient: RD, female, 60s Therapy Setting: Medical facility Intervention Type: Individual I was working with a fellow therapist who had brought her cello. It was a real treat to hear her play at bedside for all who…

Assignment Highlight | Traumatic Brain Injury

Music Therapist Journal Medical Diagnosis: Traumatic brain injury resulting from motorcycle accident Patient: RD, male, age 26 Therapy Setting: Medical facility Intervention Type: Individual neurologic music therapy (NMT) techniques Goal 1: Use left-hand (injury deficit) pincer/palmar grasp coordination Technique 1: Hold mallet to play instrument…

Assignment Highlight | End of Life

Music Therapist Journal — Hospice Angels Medical Diagnosis: Failure to thrive, depression, macular degeneration Patient: Sharon, female, from age 98 to 101 Therapy Setting: Hospice Intervention Type: Individual Sharon loved music, had played the piano when she was a child, and later in life, took…

Audacity: Custom Music for Client Movement

By Rebecca Vaudreuil, MT-BC, Neurologic Music Therapist Audacity is a free software, cross-platform digital audio editor and recording application. It is available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and BSD. Audacity can also be used for post-processing of all types of audio, including podcasts, by adding effects…

Rjoy Benefit Concert!

Attention all interns, Music Therapists, and anyone in the San Diego area on June 24th from 7-9 PM! Join us at our benefit concert for Resounding Joy, Inc. with the great music of Back to the Garden – Cactus Twang! Purchase Tickets Here!