Apr 152014


Developing Melodies started as my tiny little music therapy practice, serving only a few individuals a week in the beginning.  We have now grown to a point that we serve 600 individuals on a weekly basis and hiring Ms. Brittany and Ms. K-Rae to help facilitate our growth! Now, it is time to bring in a few more hands to move things along!

If you love working with children and young adults and feel you would like to grow with us, click the link below!

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Jan 212014
We Are...

It’s January and that means it’s MUSIC THERAPY SOCIAL MEDIA ADVOCACY MONTH!  You can tell by my CAPS lock that I am super excited for this!  While I spend most of my days throughout the year advocating for music therapy around my community, I like taking January to advocate online through social media.  This is [...]

Jan 142014
Assessments: Why do we need them?

One of the most important things that we do in our profession, as similar with many medical and therapy-based professions, is assess our clients.  We do this in a group session, individual sessions and even in community events!  We do this before service delivery, after service delivery and most often many times in the middle. [...]

Oct 292013

I wanted to take this post to share some amazing things happening in the field of music therapy and share some worthy videos and articles that I feel have given our profession a nice media boost! There are some amazing things that are happening in Music Therapy.  Program funding, insurance reimbursement, and clinical application to [...]

Oct 252013
Books for Music Therapy!

We are hosting a great fundraiser at Barnes and Noble tomorrow, October 26! A percentage of the sales will be going back to The American Music Therapy Association.  This is the culminating event in a two month push for my #mtfrundraising project! We’ve had some great projects in the past and I am really looking [...]

Aug 282013
St. Jude Runs: Bloomington to Peoria

Last month I had the privilege of participating in the St. Jude Runs: Bloomington to Peoria event. Okay, let’s start from the beginning:  The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny [...]

Aug 132013
Summer is a time for...

Travel. Sickness. Server Breakdowns. New Contracts. New Clients. Enjoying Family. Fundraising. *MY APOLOGIES!  You are all NOT forgotten, and are still so very important to myself and the rest of the Developing Melodies team.  There has been more going on behind the scenes this summer than we ever thought imaginable, and not once did I [...]