Meet Coral Karsky, a music therapist at Gillette! Music Therapy at Gillette can be used to decrease anxiety, help a child cope with a hospital stay, and reach rehabilitative goals. Click to watch the Music Therapy video.
Q. What are some of your hobbies outside work?
A. I like to spend time with my husband, Andy, cook, take walks around the lake by our home, and play in the band at our church. I also love to cheer for the Minnesota Twins.
Q. Do you have any kids or pets?
A. No kids or pets just yet, but Andy and I hope for both in the future. In the meantime, we are fairly successful at taking care of our four houseplants.
Q. If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?
A. She’s not really a superhero, but I thought Mary Poppins had some amazing “superpowers”. Mostly, I just wanted the ability to snap my fingers and have my bedroom be instantly clean!
Q. What is your favorite book and food?
A. I have always enjoyed Christy by Catherine Marshall. My favorite food would have to be ice cream.
Q. If you could travel anywhere where would you go?
A. I would love to go to scuba diving or swimming with dolphins in Australia.
Q. What was your favorite subject in school?
A. English. I always enjoyed writing and reading interesting books.
Q. What is your favorite type of music or band?
A. This is a very hard question! I like all kinds of music. I grew up listening to the Beatles and James Taylor. Right now, some of my favorite bands include The Weepies and Gungor.
Q. Do you have a favorite story or memory from Gillette?
A. My favorite memories at Gillette usually involve a patient accomplishing a goal or task that previously had seemed so difficult to achieve.
Q. What do you enjoy most about your job at Gillette?
A. I love so many things about my job! I have fantastic colleagues and I appreciate the sense of team work and dedication that goes into patient care each day. I love that my job allows me to have fun and be creative in using music therapy to help our patients heal, cope, and achieve their goals.