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Meet Coral Karsky, Music Therapist at Gillette!

Posted On: 04/29/2012

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.

Meet Coral Karsky, Music Therapist at Gillette!

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.

 


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