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How to Rock DIR®/Floortime™

By Maureen Dinsmore, 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 to...

Practicing What We Preach

Analysing Music Therapist’s Use of Music For Leisure By Anne Delleman, MusicWorx Intern Last week, a client insisted that I play them my favorite song, and I realized I couldn’t. In fact, I couldn’t play a single song by any of the artists I listen...

Action Cures Fear

By Lindsy Lev, MusicWorx Intern My mother and I in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. I Am A Central American Migrant Granted, I am a very privileged Central American migrant. I was born in Costa Rica with dual citizenship, and had the luxury of traveling extensively with my...

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...

Beginner’s Mandala Manual

By Sarah Murrin, MusicWorx Intern The mandala is an intricate tool that has rich meaning and history. One of the most cherished visual objects in Tibetan Buddhism, the mandala's purpose is to assist the transformation from ordinary minds into enlightened ones and to support the...