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Mental Health

The dictionary definition of heartbreak describes it as: crushing grief, anguish, or distress. Most of us are no stranger to heartbreak; and will travel through different experiences of it in our lifetimes. While there is no catch-all solution for heartbreak,...

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Over the course of my career as a certified music therapist, I have worked in hospitals, privatevhomes, long-term care facilities, group homes and schools. I and my colleagues bear witness to many of life’s most profound moments. Years ago I...

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With the first snowfall and the approaching winter months, many of us begin a period of hibernation.  We find ways to keep warm, to embrace less daylight, and pass the time; cozying up by the fireplace, reading a good book...

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This ‘Music & Mental Health’ playlist has been specially curated by 18 Certified Music Therapists (MTAs).  This playlist is a short list of the most frequently selected songs, chosen by our therapists and clients at JB Music Therapy (Calgary, Canada), that...

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It’s (almost) time to find a way forward.  Anxiety, stress, general states of complete overwhelm have taken a toll on many of us, those we work with and for, and on those we love.  Research shows that the right resources,...

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