Clinical Music Therapy

5 Ways To Use Creative Arts in Music Therapy

As music therapists, we value creative expression as a tool to meet specific clinical needs such as emotion regulation, enhancing coping skills, improving communication, anxiety/pain management, and cognitive stimulation. Our voices and musical instruments are our primary modalities...but have you ever thought about incorporating visual...

Family, Friends, Music – Oh My!

By Seika Bishton, MusicWorx Intern Hospitals across the country are easing visitor restrictions and hospital staff are seeing more families and loved ones of patients throughout the day. For the past 3 months as a music therapy intern, I learned seeing visitors in a patient’s...

Trauma-Informed Care

By Madalyn Vanarthos, MusicWorx Intern When you search “Trauma-Informed Care” on the internet, this screen will pop up under images… Though infographics are helpful, I find the collage of colors, ideas, key ingredients and alliterative terms daunting. The image epitomizes the chaos in my attempt...