Incorporate This One Thing Into Your Adapted Lessons and Watch What Happens

Wholesome Harmonies has grown in leaps and bounds since I started seeing my first private client way back in 2007. I started as a solo practitioner providing solely individual music therapy services. From there, I expanded to group music therapy services, developmental music classes at local libraries and adapted music lessons. Currently, about half of […]


Why I Use a Keyboard (not a piano!) For Adapted Lessons

In addition to offering music therapy, another service we provide at Wholesome Harmonies is adapted music lessons. Whereas in music therapy our goal is something non-musical (like increasing attention or improving articulation), with adapted music lessons our goal is musical – for students to acquire skills to learn an instrument. The benefits of having a board […]


Creative Adaptations for Teaching Piano to those With Special Learning Needs

In addition to my music therapy sessions I have the absolute privilege of teaching adapted piano and guitar lessons to children and teens with special needs and different learning styles. People often ask – what does “adapted” lessons mean? Great question. It means I provide adaptations and alternate ways for my clients or students to learn […]