Clinical Music Therapy

Making the Equivalent Switch

By Rebecca Chen, MusicWorx Intern So, you are interested in music therapy, but you are not sure if you want to join the field. You watched an inspiring documentary about how music magically “unlocks” memories of a dementia patient, but you do not want to...

Diversifying Your Practice

By Anna Limina, MusicWorx Intern Financial Opportunities for Black Music Therapists Reading This! The Black Music Therapy Network is offering scholarships and grants to contribute to the advancement of black music therapists in the field. More Information Diversifying Your Practice In light of the recent...

The Education of Kids Without Homes

By Rachel Ferreira, MusicWorx Intern When you think of a person that is homeless, what image pops into your head? Perhaps it’s something like this. You probably don’t think of something like this: When talking about the homelessness problem we have in the United States,...

Anti-Racist Repertoire

By Anna Limina, MusicWorx Intern American music would not be what it is today without Black musicians. Period. Too often styles of music and songs were stolen, appropriated, and watered down by white folk. As music therapists especially, we must understand the history behind the...

The Colors of a Flame

By Brian Locascio, MusicWorx Intern When given the opportunity to work with MusicWorx and Resounding Joy Inc. I learned that I would get to conduct a case study and a special project. I began to ask myself, what are some populations in need that are...

Virtual Music Therapy Conference

Important Dates April 13 Deadline for Presentation Submissions April 26 Deadline for Registration April 27 - May 15 Conference Sessions Learn More Barbara Reuer envisioned the Music Therapy and Wellness Hub as a way to educate and empower music therapy students, interns, and professions from...

I’m Shook!

By Brian Locascio, MusicWorx Intern Colloquialisms from Meme Culture for Child-Adolescent Populations As time changes, words adapt and take on a multitude of meanings. In this same vein, new words are developed through various cultures and sub-groups within society. One of the biggest changes within...

Reading, Writing, and Rapport

By Katherine Moore, MusicWorx Intern “You’re way too young to know anything about the Eagles!”  While this sentiment may be true (the Eagles were just a few decades before my time), I hear statements like these all too often in the adult medical setting. Usually,...

Behavior Management in Music Therapy

By Alicia Coleman, MusicWorx Intern Understanding behavior is fundamental not only to therapy, but also to live our lives and interact with others. To better understand human behavior, we examine the science of learning through the approach called Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). ABA is a...