I'm Here With You
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Keywords

dementia
awareness
toning
improvisation

How to Cite

Benattar, M. (2011). I’m Here With You. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy, 11(2). https://doi.org/10.15845/voices.v11i2.582

Abstract

Through my work as a music therapist with people who have dementia, I’ve learned a lot about the power of connecting on a simple, yet profound level. When I was a new therapist I was eager to always “do” and found it hard to just “be”. This is a story about Elizabeth, a nursing home resident and one of my first individual clients. My experiences of working with Elizabeth helped me learn how to be fully present, connect in a space of deep intimacy, and develop my personal identity as a therapist.
https://doi.org/10.15845/voices.v11i2.582
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