Internship

The Circle of Grief

By Amanda Mears, MusicWorx Intern We’ve all heard of and experienced grief in some form. Grief is a word that has been appearing more and more in discussions everywhere lately. On top of any personal grief that you may be dealing with, the pandemic and...

How to Be an Intern in a Pandemic

By Anna Limina, MusicWorx Intern First of all… take a deep breath. Completing your Music Therapy internship can be overwhelming and scary, especially when you throw in a major historical event altering all reality in the mix! As students, we have all worked extremely hard...

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...

R&B Intern Takeover Podcast

By Becky Bressan and Renee De Luca In the beginning there was an idea... On a warm July night in Southern California, I sat and ate froyo with a group of fellow music therapy interns. As is common in these instances, we talked about music...

Let’s Talk About Your Voice

By Becky Bressan, MusicWorx Intern “Man, I need to learn how to sing.”  My co-intern has uttered this phrase countless times over the past five months of internship. She doesn’t say this because she can’t sing, on the contrary, she has a beautiful voice. But...

Impostor Syndrome

By Becky Bressan, MusicWorx Intern Just imagine... You walk out of an interview, and you’re sure that you tanked it. Every single thing you could have said wrong, you did. Oh, and the interviewer’s face; they must think that you’re such an idiot, bringing up...

Code Lavender

By Danielle Angeloni, MusicWorx Intern As I was running out the door to the cafe I’m at now, I placed my laptop into my backpack right next to Francoise Mathieu’s Compassion Fatigue Workbook. I haven’t taken the book out of my backpack for about a...

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...

Posturing For the New Music Therapist

By Anne Delleman, MusicWorx Intern A young professional can easily feel unqualified in the field of music therapy, where experience is given significant weight. This lack in confidence may limit a beginning music therapist from acting as mover or influencer within the profession. Becoming aware...