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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...

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...

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...

Caring for Caregivers

By Elizabeth Mendez, MusicWorx Intern Caroline’s 28th birthday. Family, given or chosen, shapes who we are and makes sacrifices to keep us moving forward. I grew up in a family with two parents and two older sisters. My middle sister, Caroline, has Autism Spectrum Disorder,...

For Interns, By Interns

Part One: Learning From 123 of My Peers By Allison Nocita, MusicWorx Intern My vision for this project is to provide resources that will support students and help them make the most of their internship experience. Music therapy internship is a whirlwind transition from student...