Alison is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and a board certified music therapist (MT-BC). As a music therapist, Alison uses music as a key element in the therapeutic environment to facilitate positive change. Alison works with children with Autism and adults experiencing depression, anxiety and trauma. In addition, Alison regularly performs harp music for yoga classes and in therapeutic settings including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and hospice.
I love music for all that it makes me remember, all that it makes me forget,but most importantly, for all that it is ~ Ronald Borczon
Music hath charms to soothe a savage beast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak ~ William Congreve
Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory ~ Oscar Wilde
I regard music as a tool of great power in many neurological diseases because of its unique capacity to organize or reorganize cerebral function when it has been damaged ~ Oliver Sacks, M.D.
For me, singing sad songs has a way of healing a situation. It can get the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness. ~ Reba McEntire
Almost all children respond to music. Music is an open-sesame, and if you can use it carefully and appropriately, you can reach into that child's potential for development ~ Dr. Clive Robbins
Music is what feelings sound like ~ Author Unknown
Rhythm is the soul of life. The whole universe revolves in rhythm. Every thing and every human action revolves in rhythm. ~ Baba Tunji