Scholarship

Publications

  • The Music Therapy End-of-Life Care Blog (co-editor, 2014-present)
  • "A Critical Analysis of the Lived Experience of Music Therapists in Clinical Relationship" (doctoral dissertation) (2016)
  • "Understanding clients with alternative expressions of sexuality using music," In S. Loue (Ed.), Expressive therapies for sexual issues: A social work perspective. New York: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC (2012)
  • “Our Song: Music Therapy with Couples When One Partner is Medically Hospitalized,” Music Therapy Perspectives Volume 28 Issue 1, Spring 2010

Lectures/Presentations

  • March 18, 2016: "Nice Music Therapists Don't Talk about Sex, Dear" (co-presenter) Mid-Atlantic Regional conference for the American Music Therapy Association, Harrisburg, PA
  • March 12, 2016: "Topics in Depth Psychology for Music Therapists" SUNY New Paltz Graduate Music Therapy Program
  • November 15, 2015: "Successful Integration of Integrative Therapy into Patient's Care Plan" (panel) Center to Advance Palliative Care Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX
  • April 18, 2015: "Concepts in Depth Psychology for Music Therapists"  SUNY New Paltz Graduate Music Therapy Program
  • March 21, 2015: "Music Therapy and Palliative Care: Emerging Concepts and a Unique Collaboration" Mid-Atlantic Regional conference for the American Music Therapy Association, Ocean City, MD
  • November 9, 2014: "Deepening Your Work With Older Adults" American Music Therapy Association National Conference, Louisville, KY
  • April 11, 2014: "Dreamwork for Music Therapists" Mid-Atlantic Regional conference for the American Music Therapy Association, Buffalo NY
  • April 10, 2014: "Concerns for the Present and Visions for the Future: Music Therapy in Hospice" panel presentation, Mid-Atlantic Regional conference for the American Music Therapy Association, Buffalo NY
  • February 22, 2014: "The Transferential Field in Music Psychotherapy with Older Adults" SUNY New Paltz Graduate Music Therapy Program
  • October 31, 2013: "Song as Dream: Music Psychotherapy with the Terminally Ill" International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education Conference, Philadelphia PA
  • February 26, 2013: "Call Me Maybe: Patient and Family Support in the Hospital" co-presentation, Lunch Lecture for Medical Residents, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City
  • April 13, 2012: "Let's Talk about Sex... Therapy" Panel Presentation, National Association for Drama Therapy Tri-State Chapter Event, New York City
  • December 2, 2011: "Music Psychotherapy in the Medical Hospital" Lunch Lecture for Medical Residents, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City
  • March 31, 2011: "Presenting Music Therapy: Finding Your Voice in Advocating for Your Work" Mid-Atlantic Regional conference for the American Music Therapy Association, Saratoga NY
  • November 13, 2010: “Sex Drugs and Rock n Roll: Creative Arts Therapies in Palliative Care” Expressive Arts Therapies Summit, Times Square, New York City
  • October 31, 2010: “Music Therapy and Sexual Transference at the End of Life". International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education Annual Conference, Nashville TN
  • October 20, 2010: “Music Therapy and Spirituality”. Lunch and Learn Lecture Series, Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center, New York City
  • March 26, 2010: “Transference and Lyric Analysis at the End of Life: A Case Study”. Mid-Atlantic Regional conference of the American Music Therapy Association, Pittsburgh PA
  • October 25, 2009: "Music Therapy in the Medical Setting". Department of Rehabilitative Medicine Grand Rounds, Saint Vincent's Hospital, New York City
  • April 23, 2009: “Sex, Drugs, and Rock n Roll: The Other Side of Music Therapy in Palliative Care”  International Conference of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, Buffalo NY
  • March 28, 2009: “Transference and Lyric Analysis at the End of Life: A Case Study”. Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of the American Music Therapy Association, Richmond VA
  • December 8, 2008: "Music Therapy: A Clinical Intervention". Palliative Care Case Conference, Saint Vincent's Hospital, New York City
  • November 21, 2008: "All About Music Therapy". Rehabilitation Department Monthly Inservice, Saint Vincent's Hospital, New York City
  • November 7, 2007: “Music Therapy in End of Life Care”. New Jersey Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Annual Conference, Eatontown NJ
  • May 11, 2007: “Music Therapy in Dementia Care” (panel presentation). Greater NJ Alzheimer’s Association Education and Research Conference, Somerset NJ
  • March 29, 2007: “Individual Music Therapy with Bereaved Children". Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of the American Music Therapy Association, Ocean City MD
  • March 22, 2007: “Music Therapy in End of Life Care”. Rutgers University Second Annual Conference of the New Jersey End of Life Nursing Education Consortium, Atlantic City NJ
  • April 28, 2006: “The Universal Language: The Utilization of Music Therapy in Dementia Care". Greater NJ Alzheimer’s Association Education and Research Conference, Somerset NJ
  • March 24, 2006: "Intern Solidarity Day and Other Benefits of Co-interning". Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of the American Music Therapy Association