About Trisha Ready, PhD
Trisha Ready is a clinical psychologist, author, and writer. She published an academic book Music in Therapeutic Practice (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016) and several journal articles about using music to build rapport with patients experiencing psychosis. She has been a contributing writer of features for the Seattle alternative weekly, The Stranger, from 1997 until the present. Her essay, “How listening to music and fighting with Susan Sontag helped me cope with chemo,” was chosen by Longreads.com as one of the best essays of 2015. Trisha manages an outpatient treatment program for patients in crisis and transition. She lives in Seattle.