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The Power of Native American Instruments in Music Therapy

By Tia Mae Frostrom, MusicWorx Intern Happy Native American Heritage Month! To celebrate, let’s take a dive into learning about Native instruments, their cultural significance, and how we can apply these in music therapy. Native American culture and music has greatly enriched the field of...

MT-BCs: We’re Hiring!

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  January 16, 2021   MusicWorx is happy to announce that we are seeking to add another full-time Board-Certified music therapist to our clinical team! The company executive office is located near Del Mar in north coastal San Diego County, California.  Music therapists may...

Music Therapy Spotlight: Earthtones Northwest

By Whitney Perry, MusicWorx Intern Earthtones Northwest is a music therapy agency based in Portland, Oregon, specializing in music, art, and horticultural therapy. They pride themselves on “nurturing health for people of all ages through music, nature and art” and serve communities throughout Portland and Southwest...

5 Interventions Incorporating Boomwhackers®

By Katlyn Hasbrouck, MusicWorx Intern Who knew whacking colored tubes could bring so much joy? Boomwhackers® can address goals including fine/gross motor skills, physical movements, attention span, creativity, education, impulse control, and more. These tubes are fun and appropriate to incorporate with all ages and...

Songwriting for Cancer Patients

By Al Neale, MusicWorx Intern During my recent music therapy experiences in medical settings, I have been working with many cancer patients, which has exposed me to the stress, anxiety, and struggles with pain and nausea that cancer patients have to endure while in the...

Appreciating The Small Wins

By Katlyn Hasbrouck, MusicWorx Intern This quote helped motivate and encourage me through my first month of internship by reminding me to seek out the good in every day. As I was preparing to start my internship, several people told me to soak in each...