Sam's Fans Music and Art Therapy Blog
We once shared an article that mentioned music therapy as one of the most meaningful careers one can study. The article also mentioned how much music therapists and other professionals earn and it stroke me how music therapists were the second lowest-earning professionals on the list! Therefore, I decided to do a bit of research and write this post to hopefully take the conversation about music therapy salaries one step further….Read More
Music therapy is as much an ineffable experience as it is something concrete and observable. We want to share with you six music therapy quotes that perhaps provide a small window into what makes it so special and magical! These music therapy quotes come from musicians, music therapists, psychologists, novelists, and more! Which one is your favorite?…Read More
Thank you to our guest blogger Brittany Scheer, MA, MT-BC from Living Music LLC for writing Perspectives on Music Therapy in Dementia Care!
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Dementia Disorders Worldwide
Dementia Disorders currently make up one of the largest health care epidemics in the world….
Blog post written by music therapist Alyssa Graber, MME, MT-BC
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Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder
There are years of evidence to support the efficacy of music therapy with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),…
Thank you to Jennifer Rundberg for writing this blog post about art therapy! She’s the art therapist working at our partners The Center for Courageous Kids.
Art has always been a constant for me, and has been there to bring my life both color and light, as well as a feeling of empowerment and creativity. I have also seen how creating art brings others comfort,…
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Music Therapy at Ohio University
Established in 1951, Ohio University’s Music Therapy Department is one of the oldest music therapy degree programs in the country and one of the few programs in Ohio….
One of our favorite parts of Facebook live interviews is Story Time. Today we share stories from that section from two individuals. The first one tells us about Flying Horse Farms and how their music program has allowed for some beautiful moments of connection and growth. And the second one is Gina Roell, art therapist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center….Read More
Hello Sam’s Fans! This is Samuel Gracida, Sam’s Fans Operating Director. I wanted to share with you that I am currently in Bogota, Colombia doing a music therapy internship. This is part of the Master’s Program I’m doing on music therapy. For those of you who don’t know, I live in Heidelberg, Germany working my way through a two-year program….Read More
Maryville University notes that there has been an increase in the demand for psychology expertise across different fields and businesses, especially with the newly recognized connection between mental health and brain development. Alongside art and dance therapy, music is an example of how artistic interventions promote wellbeing and help clients work through personal issues. That said,…Read More
Today’s blog post is written by Jackie Kolenz, an art therapist at Cleveland Clinic Children’s! Read about legacy-making in art therapy and how hand-casting can be a way to say goodbye to loved ones. If you want to learn more about our partnership with them, check it out here.
Helping pediatric patients and their families cope with a terminal illness is a difficult and sensitive issue….
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