“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
Incorporating Laughter Therapy into Treatment
As an occupational therapist I am always trying to find innovative treatment strategies to incorporate into OT sessions. Many years ago I was introduced to the concept of “Laughter Therapy” when I worked at an inpatient neuro-care center and was inspired at this years BIAMI’s conference by something one of the guest speakers…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