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Top 15 Songs About Platonic Love

Top 15 Songs About Platonic Love

Top 15 Songs About Platonic Love  by Sammi Graham, MT-BC As a music therapist with a sentimental heart I love to create holiday-themed session plans whenever possible, but I’ve found that Valentine’s Day can be a difficult topic to find therapeutic applications for...

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11 Must-Read Books for Music Therapists in 2020

11 Must-Read Books for Music Therapists in 2020

11 Must-Read Books for Music Therapists in 2020 by Annie Roberson, MT-BC Did you make a resolution to read more books in 2020? Perhaps you set an ambitious reading challenge for yourself on Goodreads and are wondering where to start? The Heart and Harmony team has...

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10 Benefits of Using Music in Labor

10 Benefits of Using Music in Labor

10 Benefits of Using Music During Labor by Lilah Pittman, MA, MT-BC Music seems to accompany many aspects of life. It’s used for celebration, to pass the time, to increase communal bonding, to entertain, and for countless other uses. But did you know that music can be...

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Ins and Outs of Internship: From One Intern to Another

Ins and Outs of Internship: From One Intern to Another

Ins and Outs of Internship: From One Intern to Another by Addy Rampelli, MTI Internship is an exciting time of growth, learning, and finding your voice as a music therapist. This is something every music therapist has in common, yet there aren’t tons of resources for...

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This is Your Brain on Music by Daniel J. Levitin: A Review

This is Your Brain on Music by Daniel J. Levitin: A Review

This is Your Brain on Music by Daniel J. Levitin: A Review by Molly Harrell, MTI Who is this book for? A compelling merger of neuroscience and music, This is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession is a comprehensive account of music and all of its...

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7 Ideas For Your Halloween Themed Music Therapy Session

7 Ideas For Your Halloween Themed Music Therapy Session

7 Ideas for Your Halloween-Themed Music Therapy Session by Sammi Graham, MT-BC I just love holiday-themed sessions - especially Halloween.  Halloween is a day that we are encouraged to embrace our inner child by dressing and eating exorbitant amounts of candy. Or, as...

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How Music Can Help You Feel Safe and Supported During Labor

How Music Can Help You Feel Safe and Supported During Labor

How Music Can Help You Feel Safe and Supported During Labor by Sammi Graham, MT-BC Whether it’s a mom dancing in her hospital gown to pass the time, or a dad playing Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push It” on his phone to lighten the mood, most of us have seen viral videos of people...

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A Music Therapist’s Go-To Guide for Instruments

A Music Therapist’s Go-To Guide for Instruments

A Music Therapist's Go-To Guide for Instruments and Resources by Miranda Rex, MA, MT-BC As music therapists, we need a lot of instruments. But one question that comes up for new professionals or seasoned therapists when making job transitions is: what are your...

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Heart and Harmony

Heart and Harmony Music Therapy

Heart and Harmony is a team of like-minded therapists who are committed to providing high-quality music therapy services to the DFW community.

What is music therapy?

“Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.” (AMTA, 2010).