“We’re Going to Make This Place Your Home”- A post on Music Therapy
The morning after my father suddenly passed away, my mother found his iPod. There were three songs on there that we had never heard before. The lyrics to them related so well to the shocking loss, that it felt as if my dad was talking to us. I’ve always known music is used therapeutically for…Read More
Plateau… A Dirty Little Word!
Today at the Brain Injury Association of Michigan’s State conference in Lansing, I was extremely inspired by many of the speakers. One in particular spoke to me in a way that really made me think about the word PLATEAU. She called it a “Dirty Little Word.” I couldn’t agree more. It was all I could…Read More
You are not alone
Who am I now? Searching for Pieces of My Former Self After a Traumatic Brain Injury By, Meg Scaling/OTRL Life Skills Community Rehabilitation & Associates, LLC You are not alone. I hear the same stories of sadness over and over again as I work with individuals who have suffered a traumatic brain injury. Stories of individuals…Read More
A Story of Pain and Hope
Almost all of my clients deal with some type of pain on a regular basis. Usually the event that causes a traumatic brain injury is traumatic for the rest of the body as well. Sometimes that pain is a result of broken bones and sometimes that pain is related to the nerves. One of my…Read More