I recently had the opportunity to attend the ArtBeat for Humanity Gala in April 2017, benefiting the life changing work of Able ARTS Work. I had the privilege to be interviewed on ArtBeat Radio Live by resident personality Ruben Camacho. Check out the interview below!
Serving my professional association in a leadership position, I have been honored and privileged to work alongside fellow music therapists and students in legislative advocacy. Each region provides information, training and often, opportunities to visit state capitols in order to advance the profession of music therapy. Here is a map[Read more]
In October of 2016, I was interviewed by Elizabeth Mendez, a student at Berklee College of Music. We covered topics such as my introduction to music therapy, the American Music Therapy Association, Inc., and my private practice. Thank you Elizabeth for the opportunity! If you would prefer to read a[Read more]
Advocacy can help open doors, produce opportunities for growth, expand your horizons, and grow your personal and professional network. That said, advocacy is also not without its challenges. Over the course of the past decade, music therapists have been faced with responding to misinformed, potentially damaging comments that can serve[Read more]
There are many things that should go unsaid when it comes to advocating, however different perceptions abound. It can also be difficult to keep emotions in check when one believes so strongly in ones position or work. Here are some things to consider when advocating: Be respectful and courteous Approach[Read more]
Advocacy can be exhausting and intimidating when one doesn’t know what to say nor where to even start. Yet, there is a thrill that comes from knowing and speaking your mind supporting that in which you believe. I have found myself increasingly involved in and aware of advocacy on many[Read more]