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How music therapy can help anxious children

According to the NHS, as many as one in eight children aged five to 19 faces a mental health challenge. And a significant number of these cases are related to some form of anxiety. Of course, a degree of anxiety or worry may be a normal state of affairs for young people – particularly when [...]

Drumming for Development: How Drumming Helps Children With Special Needs

This article was originally written for PediaStaff, a provider of pediatric therapy services. A friend of mine, and fellow music therapist, Kat Fulton shared a story with me recently: I utilized drumming at a camp for kids who have parents with cancer. We sang, chanted,  and drummed. At the end of it all, I invited each child one by one to [...]