Internship Highlights

I now have just 4½ weeks left of my Music Therapy Internship here at West Music. Here are a few of the highlights I have experienced so far: I decided to bring my violin to my DD sessions the week of St. Patrick's Day. I played Irish jigs, and it was amazing how some of [...]

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Birthdays, Weddings and Transitioning from Student to MT-BC

When someone has a birthday, people may joke about feeling (or not feeling) a year older. We joke, because in all reality it's not a huge switch from the way we felt the day before. Other events, such as a wedding, involve a more immediate change with the actual event. Whether it's a change of last name or [...]

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Where Has the Time Gone? Reflecting on my Music Therapy Internship at West Music.

The other day I looked at the calendar to help me figure out what themes I might use for my upcoming sessions. That’s when it hit me... It’s already June! I can’t believe that in just a week, my music therapy internship with West Music will be complete. At first I kind of panicked. “Wait! [...]

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A Recipe For Success

My internship director had a very simple structure that she followed for our adult DD sessions: something moving, something singing, something playing. I have always remembered this and tried to apply it to my sessions because it really seems to work well. I likened it to a recipe. What things do I need to make [...]

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