Internship

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...

Navigating Program Development

Special Project(s): A Lesson in Navigating Program Development By Katie Rahn, MusicWorx Intern MusicWorx Intern, Katie Rahn, discusses the step-by-step processes and lessons learned from her two special projects during internship: developing a pilot music therapy program at a local San Diego detention and reentry...

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...

An Intern’s Guide to Self-Care

By Katie Rahn, MusicWorx Intern “Make sure you’re practicing good self-care!” A common phrase that we are all too familiar with, repeatedly told to us by our professors, colleagues, family members and social media… but do we know what it actually means? Self-care isn’t all...