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BUSINESS OWNERS: 2 Tools For Follow Up

BUSINESS OWNERS: 2 Tools For Follow Up

As a music therapy business owner, you are a trail blazer! Most likely you are out there banging on doors and pounding the pavement. So, today Allison Hingley, MM, MT-BC and I offer you... a breath of fresh air. A system in place. 2 tools to consider for the most...

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Starting a Business? Be Selective!

Starting a Business? Be Selective!

When you're starting a business, does this thought ever pass by? "It's hard to be choosy about who I take as a client, since I am one of only 2 clinicians in my area..." Does this sound familiar? In a field of several thousand (versus several million nurses, for...

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How to apply therapeutic skills to advocacy

How to apply therapeutic skills to advocacy

I had no idea I was learning about music therapy advocacy at the time. Sitting in a music therapy course in grad school, I heard Dr. Standley repeat "adapt, adapt, adapt." Over and over those words would echo in almost every class that semester. And then she repeated...

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An Easy Resource To Increase Your Human Rights Awareness

An Easy Resource To Increase Your Human Rights Awareness

I asked Natasha Thomas, PhD, MT-BC, to share a simple resource on how to increase human rights awareness. The website she shares is so valuable! It's the fastest tool to explore how you interact with the world in relation to your power.About the Power Cube When you...

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You are a leader in healthcare

You are a leader in healthcare

Hello Leader in Healthcare! The more days, weeks, and months that fly by, the stronger our message becomes. It is so very clear to me that this new generation of music therapists will elevate our field more than ever before. We're making the official proclamation here...

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Is A More Inclusive Future Possible?

Is A More Inclusive Future Possible?

Hello Leader in Healthcare! The more days, weeks, and months that fly by, the stronger our message becomes. It is so very clear to me that this new generation of music therapists will elevate our field more than ever before. We're making the official proclamation here...

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Music Therapy Ethics & Human Rights: Supportive Evidence

Music Therapy Ethics & Human Rights: Supportive Evidence

If more clinicians start feeling like leaders in healthcare, then we're going in the right direction. And having this information will help you feel like the leader you are. What do YOU see in the future in terms of human rights? What about human rights within our...

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Music Therapy Ethics for Beginners

Music Therapy Ethics for Beginners

In the area of music therapy ethics, consider the power imbalances that may exist in the relationships between us and our clients. Becoming aware of these imbalances is the first step in developing personal insight within our work. It's actually a very enriching...

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Watch The Video Tour Of Our New Site

Watch The Video Tour Of Our New Site

When we consider ethics in practice, it is up to us to know how human rights issues impact our clients. While certain human rights issues may not impact us personally, they do impact our clients. (Let me know if you disagree - I'd love to hear your perspective.) You...

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Calling all new MT-BCs

Calling all new MT-BCs

Where do I begin. As I'm writing this, we have *just* hit the point of all links working and all bugs fixed. (I think.) I messaged Beth Yoder, one of our virtual assistants... "Let's crack open the champagne in our meeting tomorrow!" Honestly, if you saw my home,...

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6 Big Picture Reasons To Advocate For Music Therapy

6 Big Picture Reasons To Advocate For Music Therapy

We have an excited new project going on that will knock your socks off. If you passed the CBMT exam in the past year, then you must realize that there are literally hundreds of interns who are just a couple months behind you. You know the feeling: What if I don't...

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$4,000+ donated in ukes to support music therapy

$4,000+ donated in ukes to support music therapy

Happy New Year! This is a pivotal time for Music Therapy Ed, and we need your advice. We've hired two new virtual assistants (shout out to Beth & Mabel!), we'll launch a new website this month (God willing), and we're setting up brand new customer experiences for...

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2 of the best music therapy documentation apps

2 of the best music therapy documentation apps

When we consider ethics in practice, it is up to us to know how human rights issues impact our clients. While certain human rights issues may not impact us personally, they do impact our clients. (Let me know if you disagree - I'd love to hear your perspective.) You...

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#AMTA16 Scavenger Hunt & Prize Details

#AMTA16 Scavenger Hunt & Prize Details

Today we got two of the best documentation apps out there for music therapists and healthcare professionals like you. One option is free, and the other is a nominal fee. Super Duper Data Tracker If you haven't heard of this app, I encourage you to try it out. It's...

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3 Easy Things You Can Do to Market Yourself

3 Easy Things You Can Do to Market Yourself

Are you SUPER EXCITED for #AMTA16??? We are =) We love music therapists, and to think of 1,600 of us in the same place just gives us goosebumps! This year, we've teamed up again with Bear Paw Creek to give you the best prizes. Scroll down for all the rules and details...

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3 Easy Things You Can Do to Market Yourself

Career Success is a BIG Experiment

Marketing your work can be a tough process. You can run across a lot of "no's" before getting a "yes!" In the video below, we'll share with you three tips that Kat's learned throughout growing Music Therapy Ed and her private practice to help you become the visionary...

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3 Easy Things You Can Do to Market Yourself

Look For the Helpers

Hello Leader in Healthcare! The more days, weeks, and months that fly by, the stronger our message becomes. It is so very clear to me that this new generation of music therapists will elevate our field more than ever before. We're making the official proclamation here...

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3 Easy Things You Can Do to Market Yourself

Don’t Take Risks – Do This Instead

If more clinicians start feeling like leaders in healthcare, then we're going in the right direction. And having this information will help you feel like the leader you are. What do YOU see in the future in terms of human rights? What about human rights within our...

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A NEW Way To Answer The Age-Old Question…

A NEW Way To Answer The Age-Old Question…

I asked Natasha Thomas, PhD, MT-BC, to share a simple resource on how to increase human rights awareness. The website she shares is so valuable! It's the fastest tool to explore how you interact with the world in relation to your power.About the Power Cube When you...

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What is Self-Compassion?

What is Self-Compassion?

When you're starting a business, does this thought ever pass by? "It's hard to be choosy about who I take as a client, since I am one of only 2 clinicians in my area..." Does this sound familiar? In a field of several thousand (versus several million nurses, for...

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What is Self-Compassion?

3 Ways To Set Your Boundaries!

We have an excited new project going on that will knock your socks off. If you passed the CBMT exam in the past year, then you must realize that there are literally hundreds of interns who are just a couple months behind you. You know the feeling: What if I don't...

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What is Self-Compassion?

3 Research-Based Burnout Triggers

If more clinicians start feeling like leaders in healthcare, then we're going in the right direction. And having this information will help you feel like the leader you are. What do YOU see in the future in terms of human rights? What about human rights within our...

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What is Self-Compassion?

Too busy for self care? Consider THIS…

As an entrepreneur and a music therapy business owner, you may have been told that you need to take risks to succeed. I want to challenge the belief that you need to take risks - check it out in the captioned video below. Last chance to join us for our Mindstorm...

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