Category: Podcast: Enhance Life with Music
Ep. 152: Helping children identify, express, and regulate emotions with music; with Stephanie Leavell, MT-BC
Photo by Keira Burton on Pexels A significant life skill is the development of healthy strategies to process and regulate emotions. Music therapist and award-winning singer/songwriter Stephanie Leavell explains the super-powers of music to teach these skills in a fun way to kids (and their adults). Guest My guest today is Stephanie Leavell, an award-winning […]
Ep. 151: What are the benefits of singing for our health and wellbeing? with Dr. Diana Allan
If there is a musical activity whose health benefits I tend to hear and read the most about, it is singing. What makes singing so special, and what impact does it have on our physical, mental, and spiritual health?
Ep. 150: Chronic pain relief and management through music; with Nancy Jackson, PhD, MT-BC
There are multiple ways music can be used to reduce pain perception, manage chronic pain, and function as a healthy coping mechanism for those experiencing long-term or chronic pain. The music techniques may be used alongside pain medication, to reduce reliance on pain meds, or sometimes in place of medication.
Ep. 149: Corporate team-building & wellness through music; with Rock and Roll Team Building Founder Ciaran Gribbin
Imagine your next corporate event being so engaging, fun, memorable, and bonding that your audience can’t stop talking about it! Rock star Ciaran Gribbin draws on the innate connectivity and power of music to “entwine your event theme, audience and a bunch of real rockstars into a melting pot of interactivity, laughter, creativity and positive results.”
Ep. 148: Applying music’s healing powers to the challenge of eating disorders, with Annie Heiderscheit,PhD, MT-BC, LMFT
Eating disorders are complex, involving both physical and mental layers. Dr. Annie Heiderscheit explains why music therapy is especially effective in treating and healing eating disorders. Music is a portal that provides access – for the therapist and the patient – to feelings, perceptions, and perspectives; and is a vehicle for communication and integrating change.