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For Autism Acceptance Month… a FREE song for you

We are shouting out Autism Acceptance Month for all music therapists who serve kids and adults with autism. The song is about rainbows and splashing in puddles. Most likely you'll need to adapt the song to serve your clients, depending on your specific goals. You can...

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Interested in Private Practice? This is for you.

We are so geeked about the newest course release at Music Therapy Ed! But there’s even better news, for a limited time you can earn 5 CMTEs for $75, instead of the typical 3 CMTEs. Watch the preview video now! This course will focus on providing essential information,...

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Feeling Uneasy About the iPod Program?

Have you felt uneasy about that new, viral iPod program for older adults? Or, do you work in a facility that has implemented the Music & Memory program? Our guest is right up your alley! Erin Spring, MM, MT-BC has been a practicing, board-certified music therapist...

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Can I Get CMTEs for Mindstorm Monthly?

I f you are a music therapist or counselor and require continuing education units for the CBMT (Certification Board for Music Therapists), then this post is for YOU! You can use Mindstorm Monthly webinars for credits by following these instructions:   To record credit...

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Music Therapy for Valentine’s Day

Hello music therapist! We wanted to shower you with LOVE before February arrived, so you're prepared for your sessions. Affirmations are statements made in the present tense that describe something positive about your self. When you use them in simple repetition over...

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Judy Simpson, #MTAdvocacy CHAMPION

Judy Simpson, MT-BC -- THE Director of Government Relations of the American Music Therapy Association - shares important information to help you effortlessly answer the question "So, what is music therapy?" and how to maximize the time you already spend advocating for...

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Grantwriting 101 for Music Therapists —

Have you ever wanted to apply for grants to fund music therapy services, but have no idea where to start? We have another informative Mindstorm Monday for you! Kymla Eubanks, MM, MT-BC is the CEO and Founder of Higher Octave Healing, a non-profit organization in...

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Spice Up Your Holiday Interventions

Today, we give thanks for your presence in the world, as a leader in healthcare. We thought it would be perfect to introduce you to Jaycie Voorhees, MM, MT-BC, author of Theme-Based Interventions for the Music Therapist. Jaycie helps you spice up your work with her...

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Music Therapy with Older Adults —

If you work with older adults, we have a special treat for you! Meredith Hamons, MT-BC, is the founder of North Austin Music Therapy and the author of Musically Engaged Seniors. Meredith is passionate about working with older adults and will be sharing her techniques...

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#AMTA14 Scavenger Hunt!

Click here to download a copy of the official scavenger hunt items so you can access them offline =) Sign-Up Here: The Playbook: Follow @MusicTherapyEd on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram for special updates & clues during the contest!! ALL posts MUST contain...

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We’re giving away $100 from West Music!

We are partnering up with West Music! Enter our social media contest, leading up to #AMTA14, for a chance to win one of two $50 gift certificates! Prize: 2 $50 gift certificates to West Music Deadline: Winners to be announced at #AMTA14, Saturday, November 8th at 1PM...

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How YOU Can Help Advance Music Therapy

Music therapists are LEADERS in healthcare. We want to thank you for joining the movement! Often MTs write in asking how they can help advance our field, and we've got solid answers in this Mindtorm Monday. By giving back to the field, you can become a better...

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Music brought her out of the coma…

In this Mindstorm Monday, you'll take away tools to not only serve your clients, but to take care of yourself, too. Ellen Whealton, MA, MT-BC, is Music Therapy Ed's own wellness guru! After suffering a traumatic brain injury and being in a coma for 5 days, Ellen had a...

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How to answer “What Is Music Therapy?”

In 2014, we ran a challenge to answer the age-old question "what is music therapy?" How do YOU answer that question? Click here to see the submissions! Click here for inspiration on answering What Is Music Therapy. This Week's Shout-Out The Shout-Out goes to Jenny, a...

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Do you want to create your dream job?

Hello, hello!! This Mindstorm Monday is all about creating your DREAM JOB. This Week's Shout-Out Amy Love, MT-BC is the FIRST music therapist EVER to work at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. She's the guest for this Mindstorm Monday, and she's excited to share...

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Learn How To Use RAP With Us!

Learn how to use RAP with your clients from the comfort of your home! Jessica Schlabach, MT-BC, is super passionate about working with at-risk youth and encouraging the use of rap music in clinical music therapy practice. Jess presented on using rap with adolescents...

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Is Your Caseload Unmanageable?

Hey hey amazing music therapist! First, a moment of silence for our Robin Williams dedication: This Week's Shout-Out We are shouting out Alie, a music therapist from Ohio. She has been feeling overwhelmed with the number of referrals she receives and doesn't know what...

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7 Things Successful Music Therapists Do Differently

In case you haven't signed up for our free CMTE gift for you.... A few great music therapists like Ron Borczon, Barbara Reuer, Meredith Pizzi, and John Carpente can't wait to share with you what makes a successful music therapist! Learn from them and more in our new...

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3 Free CMTEs Just Released This Week

Greetings! We are so geeked about the newest course release at Music Therapy Ed! But there’s even better news -- this new course is completely free to you. Yup, for you. For FREE. AND -- we are also thrilled to be partnering on this course release with West Music!...

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Time to CELEBRATE!!!

Greetings! We are feeling GREAT over at Music Therapy Ed recently -- and here is why: Music Therapy Ed is celebrating its’ 2nd birthday on Thursday, July 17! In addition to offering 22 courses, serving over 300 VIPs and giving out over 1,600 CMTE certificates, we have...

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Ready to feel powerful? Take a few seconds to download the Power Song Wellness Activity and let Christine Stevens, MA, MSW, MT-BC be your guide! 

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Ready to get inspired? Take a few seconds to grab these 3 Drumming Doodads and take your clients to the next level of heart connection! Featuring Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC and Dave Holland as your guides. 

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