Episode 134 – Music Therapy 101 & How We Can Utilize the Power of Music with Kourtney Tigner

Have you heard of the benefits of music therapy or just interested in listening to an inspiring story? This episode features Kourtney Tigner, a board-certified music therapist who most recently worked for Hospice Savannah. Kourtney finds her passion in providing comfort and compassion to those facing end-of-life issues and their families through music.

In this episode, we talk about her journey to music therapy, defining the job, what it looks like, and how everyone can benefit from this field. 

A rebroadcast from @DrEmmyB music pod, “Music (ed) Matters.” 

Read more about Ms Tigner: https://www.hospicesavannah.org/what-services-are-available/hospice-care/music-massage-story-keeping/

Other links and things from this episode: 



Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy by Russell Hilliard: https://www.amazon.com/Hospice-Palliative-Care-Music-Therapy/dp/0977027813

Dying Well: Peace and Possibilities by Ira Byock: https://www.amazon.com/Dying-Well-Peace-Possibilities-Life/dp/1573226572


Episode 489: Stephanie Howe

Stephanie Howe is an ultrarunner supported by North Face, a toddler mom, and has a PhD in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology and loves teaching people how to eat and train for long-term health, performance, and happiness. Stephanie’s career highlights include: 2014 Champion of Western States, 8th at 2015 Ultra Trail de Mont Blanc, 2015 Champion … more »



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