Music Therapy Grants Available!

The Music Man Foundation (The Meredith and Rosemary Willson Charitable Foundation) is pleased to release an open application for non-profit organizations delivering music therapy* services to individuals in their communities. Grants will support organizations with a demonstrated commitment to delivering music therapy to their constituents and a thoughtful plan for expansion of and/or innovation based . . . Learn More

Inspirational Video Clips: Music Therapy

Get inspired by remarkable clips showing how the arts are used in healing. The Healing Power of Music In this video created by PBS NewsHour, correspondent Spencer Michels reports on the versatility of music and music therapy in a medical setting.  Click on the title above to view the it. The Rhythm Tree Music therapist . . . Learn More

UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference 2014: Creative Arts Therapies Panel

UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference 2014: Creative Arts Therapies Panel Integrative Medicine in the Community through the Creative Arts Therapies:  Experiential Panel Presentations on Creative Arts Therapies at the UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference – March 1, 2014 The creative arts therapies offer accessible, nonverbal and universal tools for facilitating emotional and physical health through a focus . . . Learn More

UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference 2013: Creative Arts Therapies Panel (5 of 6)

UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference 2013: Creative Arts Therapies Panel (5 of 6) Integrative Medicine in the Community through the Creative Arts Therapies:  Experiential Panel Presentations on Creative Arts Therapies at the UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference – February 2, 2013 Click here to download power point slides from these presentations. The creative arts therapies offer accessible, . . . Learn More

Finding Meaning through Music at the End of Life

In this heartfelt and impassioned TED Talk, entitled, “When Meds Fail: The Case for Music Therapy,” board certified music therapist Tim Ringgold shares how he got to be the musical transformation for his young daughter’s passage into and out of this world. Tim says: “When meds fail, the docs prescribe music.” In describing his work with patients:  “I . . . Learn More