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Songwriting with an Institution


by Sarah Pearson, Music Therapist

In a busy environment like a hospital, where everyone – patient and staff alike – has a job to do – it’s challenging to make time to reflect on how much we’re all holding. The lived experiences of people in an oncology program are vast and profound.

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Musical Care for the Caregiver

musicandcreativetherapyby Sarah Pearson, Music Therapist


Supporting a loved one through cancer is stressful.  Be it sitting at a hospital bedside for days at a time, surviving off of cafeteria food and Tim’s coffee, or negotiating an outpatient’s new routine of clinic visits, pharmacy pick-ups, treatment schedules, side effects, and all the emotional ups and downs of cancer, caregiving can be its own separate struggle.

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