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Decision-making made easy with technology . . .

Decision-making made easy with technology . . .

If you're like me, then you're always looking for new and innovative ways to work with clients. Luckily, there is a ton of support from the Music Therapy Ed community! We're going to show you a very cool app today --- This week, our 3rd birthday celebration continues...

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How do you nurture your creativity?

How do you nurture your creativity?

Self-care is a buzz word in our field, and for good reason! I'm so thankful to see self-care strategies on various blogs, at conferences, and on social media. The world can always use more happy, healthy, mindful music therapists who take self-care seriously. And...

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The big reveal in JULY…

The big reveal in JULY…

Hello Music Therapy Ed community! We want to THANK YOU for being part of our community of leaders in healthcare. Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC is a speaker, coach, and creative visionary. Kat has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, facilitated drum circles with the US...

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3 Tips For The Rhythmically Reluctant

3 Tips For The Rhythmically Reluctant

Our clients pick up on our feelings - confidence, insecurity, joy, sadness. When you feel like the master of your craft, and you come into a session with total confidence, then you can truly focus on what matters: the well-being of your CLIENT. If your music therapy...

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Maybe you haven’t heard this drumming term before…

Maybe you haven’t heard this drumming term before…

Because our purpose is to help music therapists (like you!) FEEL like the leaders they ARE, we want to bestow some powerful "drumming language" on you today.... courtesy of our instructor Dave Holland. Dave, what is a ghost note? In drumming, a ghost note is played at...

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2 Serious Misconceptions About Masters Level Entry

2 Serious Misconceptions About Masters Level Entry

First of all, join us for a remote discussion on Masters Level Entry - Just click here. Second of all, I highly recommend viewing this document which we covered in our first MLE talk. There's also this Powerpoint on the Masters Level Entry progress report from the...

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This will make you cry…

This will make you cry…

I am so grateful to be a part of such an awesome community with you.  Although at times we feel alone in our quest, I would like to share proof that we are not alone. And what we do is truly awe-inspiring. This Week's Shout-Out Last week, we simply said:”The best part...

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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.

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?

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?

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...

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Music Therapy for Valentine’s Day

Music Therapy for Valentine’s Day

Hello Leader In Healthcare! 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...

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#MTAdvocacy Tips with Judy Simpson, MT-BC

#MTAdvocacy Tips with Judy Simpson, MT-BC

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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May the magic of the season fill your days all year long!

May the magic of the season fill your days all year long!

Happy holidays and merry Christmas to music therapists around the world! As a leader in healthcare you know the importance of creating and reviewing meaningful moments in the lives of your clients. We want to THANK YOU for creating meaningful moments with US...

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Grantwriting 101 for Music Therapists —

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

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 —

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!

#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’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

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…

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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2-Step Process To Discover Your Biases

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DoThe Documentation Decision Tree In 20 Seconds

DoThe Documentation Decision Tree In 20 Seconds

Do you feel like you could improve your documentation? Take 20 seconds to run through the tree. 

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Do you ever need a little on-the-spot inspiration? Take a few seconds to download the Decades Cheat Sheet, and let Meredith Hamons, MT-BC be your guide! 

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Grab the Power Song Wellness Activity

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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