Clinical Music Therapy

DIR®/Floortime™ is the New Black

By Sarah Murrin, MusicWorx Intern Throughout internship, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to work alongside my incredible supervisor, Maureen “Mo” Dinsmore, in individual and group music therapy sessions with children, teens, and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Mo is a Neurologic Music Therapist who...

How to Rock DIR®/Floortime™

By Maureen Dinsmore, M.A., MT-BC, MusicWorx Staff I’ve had the privilege of working with individuals with intellectual and developmental challenges, with an emphasis on persons with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), for over fifteen years. These amazing people have forever inspired me to tailor my approach...

15 Songs in Spanish for Music Therapy

By Lindsy Lev, MusicWorx Intern ¡Hola gente! Since writing my first blog post for MusicWorx, music therapists, students, and fellow interns have asked me, “What are the go-to songs you need to know for working with Spanish speaking clients in music therapy?” I need to...

Resounding Resilience

A pilot music therapy program with at-risk youth By Meera Sinha and Betsy Gifford, MusicWorx Interns Meera One of the most unique aspects of an internship at MusicWorx, Inc. is the opportunity to develop and implement your own program. Some interns choose to embark on...

Cultural Connections: India

By Katie Rahn, MusicWorx Intern Traveling to a different country is both a nerve-wrecking and exciting experience, filled with countless opportunities to learn… especially when you are traveling for the purpose of furthering your career and education. Through Resounding Joy, in January of 2018, I...