Music Therapy: A New Frontier for Healing

By Helen Gu for Athena Music & Wellness Therapy Photo by Cem Ersozlu  “Cause you had a bad day. You’re taking one down. You sing a sad song just to turn it around” (Bad Day- song by Daniel Powter).    We’ve all had those days when nothing seems to be going our way. Maybe you…

Music Therapy: A New Avenue for Asian-American Mental Health

By Helen Gu for Athena Music & Wellness Therapy Asian American Mental Health  The umbrella term “AAPI” stands for “Asian American and Pacific Islanders”, and encompasses a diverse range of cultures, communities, experiences, nationalities, and identities in the United States. Each community within the AAPI umbrella faces their own unique set of challenges. For example,…