Connecting, Restoring and Comforting Through Music - profile on Blue Ridge Music Therapy
Aug. 2018 - Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Allegro Newsletter
Music for the Soul - profile on Blue Ridge Music Therapy
July 29, 2007 - Lynchburg News & Advance

Her Mom Was Lost In Dementia's Fog. Singing Christmas Carols Brought Her Back

December 24, 2019 – NPR


Homeless adults turn to music therapy for healing (includes video)

December 24, 2019 – KOLO News Now, Reno, NV


The healing power of music: A Place to Be offers support, community through stroke survivor choir

December 24, 2019 – Loudoun Times-Mirror, Leesburg, VA


New Parkinson's Art Exhibit from NYU Steinhardt's Art Therapy Program Shows Patients' 'Resilience'

December 23, 2019 – NYU, New York, NY


How Music Therapy Could Help People With Dementia

December 22, 2019 – NPR


How does music change your brain?

December 9, 2019 – The Hill


How music therapy can improve the lives of those with Alzheimer’s and dementia

December 6, 2019 – Olean Times Herald, Olean, NY


Squirrel Hill gallery showcases dementia and Alzheimer’s patients’ artwork

December 5, 2019 – Trib Media, Pittsburgh, PA


How an IUPUI professor uses art therapy to treat eating disorders

December 5, 2019 – Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN


From depression to Parkinson’s disease: The healing power of dance (includes video)

December 4, 2019 – The Conversation, Boston, MA


Music therapy helps children cope with sickle cell disease

December 4, 2019 – The St. Louis American, St. Louis, MO


Heartbeat recordings-turned-songs capture moments and create lasting gifts

December 4, 2019 – Texas Medical Center News, Houston, TX


Music as therapy may help with suicidal thoughts

November 27, 2019 – Boulder City Review, Boulder City, NV


Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

November 26, 2019 – iAdvance Senior Care


How art can help people with Alzheimer’s enjoy the moment (includes video)

November 25, 2019 – PBS News Hour


Burnout is rampant among doctors and nurses. Can the arts help?

November 5, 2019 – PBS News Hour


Massage, music therapy manage dementia symptoms as well as antipsychotic drugs, study finds

November 5, 2019 – ABC News (Australia)


From music therapy to heavy metal: A local boy's drumming journey (includes video)

November 2, 2019 – The Frederick News-Post, Frederick, MD


Cancer Survivors share Stories Through Art at Canopy (includes video)

November 1, 2019 – Hello Woodlands, Montgomery County, TX


How the power of music can break through cognitive disorders (includes video)

November 1, 2019 – Inforum, Fargo, ND


He stopped playing guitar after he left the Army and picked it up again for arts therapy (includes video)

October 31, 2019 – Battle Creek Enquirer, Battle Creek, MI

'When kids are happy, their bodies are happier': Art therapy participants at The Children's Hospital at OU Medicine see benefits of program

October 27, 2019 – OU Daily, Norman, OK


Bedford care home tackling dementia with music therapy

October 21, 2019 – Bedford Independent, London, UK


Worcester County Jail inmates change tune in music program

October 19, 2019 – Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, MA


A condition called aphasia makes language difficult. This CU therapy group seeks to change the narrative — through “applied theater.”

October 16, 2019 – The Colorado Sun, Denver, CO

Holtz Children’s Hospital in Miami uses music therapy to reduce sedation for kids (includes video)

October 16, 2019 – Miami Herald, Miami, FL


Art therapy program helps kids heal at Spokane hospital

October 7, 2019 – KXLY, Spokane, WA


How music therapy can help anxious children

October 7, 2019 – Metro, London, UK


Using music therapy to stimulate the brain can help address conditions ranging from PTSD to Parkinson’s

October 7, 2019 – Inlander, Spokane, WA


Art therapy helping cancer patients cope at Norton Cancer Institute (includes video)

October 3, 2019 – WLKY, Louisville, KY


When Music Is the Best Medicine

September 26, 2019 – The New York Times, New York, NY


“I saw a need…” Drama Therapy is helping a lot of people in the Wabash Valley

September 26, 2019 – WTHI-TV, Terre Haute, IN

Art therapy offers [domestic violence] survivors creative release

September 25, 2019 – The Athens News, Athens, OH


Music Therapy Aims to Develop Emotion Regulation in Preschoolers

September 23, 2019 – The University of Kansas


NIH awards $20 million over five years to bring together music therapy and neuroscience

September 19, 2019 – National Institutes of Health

 The music therapy that helped Gabby Giffords speak again is getting dementia patients moving

September 9, 2019 – The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA

Seniors with pulmonary illness learn music, lung control in University Hospitals harmonica class (includes video)

September 3, 2019 – Fox8 Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio

Art as Medicine: Sun Valley Center for the Arts hosts a free museum-based art therapy workshop

August 28, 2019 – Boise Weekly, Boise, Idaho

How art therapy can help your child take control of their emotions (includes video)

August 26, 2019 – WTNH News8, New Haven, Connecticut

Man with autism’s music therapy ‘journey’ is ‘amazing to watch’

August 26, 2019 – CBS6 News, Richmond, Virginia


San Antonio counseling practice shares non-traditional therapy options with El Paso leaders (includes video)

August 18, 2019 – Kens5 News, San Antonio, Texas

The Power of Music and Memory: ‘Music Was Waking Up Something Within Each of Them’

August 16, 2019 – Wisconsin Public Radio

Art therapy offers hope to homeless amid calls for government to do more

August 9, 2019 - ABC Far North Queensland, Queensland, Australia

Pain Rescue Team Helps Seriously Ill Kids Cope In Terrible Times

August 5, 2019 - NPR News


How does music therapy work? Brain study sheds light

August 3, 2019 - Medical News Today


Music Therapy said to benefit patients with memory loss

August 1, 2019 - Spokane Journal of Business, Spokane, Washington


I Want to Hold Your Hand

August 2019 – Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges


Cardinal Glennon offers music therapy in the NICU (includes video)

July 31, 2019 - Fox2 News, St. Louis, Missouri


Breakthrough with music therapy in tackling mental health issues

July 28, 2019 -


Drama therapy – an effective way to deal with most anxiety disorders

July 28, 2019 - Financial Express, Noida, UP, India


Does Music Therapy Work?

July 26, 2019 – 12tone


Art therapy helps heal Northwest soldiers and veterans (includes video)

July 23, 2019 - King 5 News, Seattle, Washington


'They really helped us:' Mason family stunned by 10-year-old's death praises specialists at Children's (includes video)

July 22, 2019 - WLWT News 5, Cincinnati, Ohio


Updated NICE dementia care recommendations include music therapy

July 22, 2019 - Care Home Professional, London, UK


For those in recovery, art therapy at Mariners Inn is a source of healing and restoration (includes video)

July 18, 2019 - Fox 2 News, Detroit, Michigan


From The Eyes Of Babes: Asylum Kids Create Art Of Horrors

July 17, 2019 -, Tucson, Arizona

Young People are Using Music Theater to Heal Their Trauma — and It's Working

July 12, 2019 - NationSwell, New York, NY

From the heart: art therapy program sparks creativity, expression

July 10, 2019 - The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Massachusetts


This non-traditional program is changing the way children with autism are treated (includes video)

July 4, 2019 - Good Morning America


Upbeat: How music helps nurses heal from trauma and stress

July 2, 2019 - Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, Georgia


Harmonizing For Health: A Choir Of Parkinson’s Patients In Metro Atlanta

July 1, 2019 - WABE, Atlanta, Georgia


Power of song: Music therapy assists in cancer treatment

June 30, 2019 -, Dover, New Hampshire


Dance and movement as a therapy for autistic children

June 26, 2019 – The Statesman, New Delhi, India


World Music Day: Expert Tells All About Music Therapy During Pregnancy

June 21, 2019 - Raise Vegan, Pregnancy & Parenting Magazine


Art therapy paints brighter picture for PTSD veterans

June 14, 2019 - InDaily, Adelaide, Australia


Dance Therapy Uses Movement to Address Mental Health

June 5, 2019 - Chicago Health, Chicago, Illinois


How Music Therapy Helps Patients Cope, Cut Down on Medications (includes video)

June 4, 2019 - NBC 5 Chicago, Illinois


Music therapy strikes a chord in mid-Missouri

May 31, 2019 - Missourian, Columbia, Missouri


Treating dementia with creative expression

May 30, 2019 - The Epoch Times, Syndey, Australia


"It shows so much resilience, hope, healing": How art therapy helps heal service members (includes video)

May 29, 2019 - WJLA ABC Affliliate, Arlington, Virginia


St. Jude music therapist brings song, love to help patients on their journey (includes video)

May 28, 2019 - WMC NBC Affliliate, Memphis, Tennessee


Music Therapist in NICU uses Lullabies to Send Families Home Sooner

May 26, 2019 - Billings Gazette, Billings, Montana


Music therapy program helping heal premature infants (includes video)

May 17, 2019 - Boston 25 News


New Evidence of the Value of Music Therapy

Aug. 8, 2018 - Psychology Today


Music Therapy Program Aids Veterans with PTSD

Aug. 2, 2018 - Texas Temple Daily Telegram


Music Therapy Improves Symptoms and Behaviors of Palliative Care Patients

March 1, 2018 – MedpageToday


Music Therapy Offers an End-of-Life Grace Note (includes audio)

Jan. 15, 2018 - The New York Times


All Other Ground is Sinking Sand

August 7, 2017 – NHPCO Updater


Music's Effects on Alzheimer's (includes video)

Sept. 26, 2016 -


'What Can Music Do?' Rethinking Autism Through Music Therapy

July 22, 2016 - New York University


How Music Therapy Can Lift Body and Soul for Patients (includes video)

July 5, 2016 - ABC News


Music Therapy & Medicine: A Dynamic Partnership (video)

March 30, 2016 - TEDx Talks


Music therapy helps NICU babies go home sooner

March 8, 2016 - NBC WNDU, South Bend, Indiana


Before My Son Died, Music Mattered More Than Medicine

Feb. 29, 2016 - Huffington Post


Spaulding Rehab Hospital Uses Music To Treat Brain Injuries (includes video)

Feb. 24, 2016 - CBS Boston


Prisoners Find Hope Through Music

Feb. 22, 2016 - Rutgers Today


Music Therapist Creates Emotional Songs From the Heartbeats of Terminally Ill Children (includes video)

Feb. 18, 2016 – People


Music therapy helping veterans overcome depression (includes video)

Feb. 16, 2016 - Fox 13, Tampa Bay, Florida


Music Therapy Used for Pain Management

Sept. 7, 2010 - National Hemophilia Foundation


Music Therapy treats diseases and conditions from Parkinson's to autism

June 3, 2009 - The New York Daily News


How Music Can Reach the Silenced Brain

May 20, 2009 – PBS


Music Makes Good Medicine

July 18, 2006 - Honolulu Star Bulletin

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