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Recertification Made Easy with Approved CMTES!

How do you feel when we say the word…. recertification? If that word makes you feel a little jittery and stressed, you’re not alone. The process of submitting your 100 continuing education credits to CBMT can seem like daunting task. Good…

A NEW Service Just For Teams!

Imagine getting together with your coworkers for some fun, good food, and creative, meaningful experiences together… Now imagine earning CMTEs at the same time. Fun, memorable, AND productive? Totally possible! We would be honored to help you and your team customize…

5 Tips for Growth from MTBOs

Here’s what 5 MTBO Mentors say about growing your business regardless of where you are in the journey: Kana Kamitsubo Markovic says “Keep experiencing the power of music for YOURSELF.” Meredith Hamons says “Having your emotional energy in balance does more for…

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Bring More Spanish Into Your Sessions! Tips From A Bilingual MT-BC

If you serve Spanish-speaking clients or have bilingual music groups & want to bring some Spanish into your work, then you’re in the right place!  We chatted about ways to with Nathalia Palis, LMFT, MT-BC– a bilingual singer, songwriter, and MT-BC.  Nathalia’s…

Do You Work With Teens? Join Us For A Jam!

Many of our youth are struggling with trauma, addiction, mental health challenges, racism, poverty, and violence, oftentimes in the shadows. Adolescents use music as a means of coping to explore their identity, express intense emotions and foster a sense of…

Goodbye, Zoom Gloom! Do This In Your Next Session

We are all screen fatigued & feeling the “Zoom Gloom!” Good news, though– music has this incredible power to get us out of our HEADS and into our BODIES. You know this if you take a sensory approach to your…

Why Trauma-Informed Care is Essential for Music Therapists

If the last few years have driven any lesson home for music therapy professionals, it is this: Every music therapist needs to have some sort of foundational understanding of trauma-informed care. Watch out for an upcoming chat with Tania Cordobés, MMT,…

Song-Writing In Music Therapy – SESSION IDEA!

This is a way to dive into songwriting QUICKLY in a way you may never have thought of before.  Tracy Richardson, PhD, MT-BC, is the Dean of Graduate Therapy & Counseling Programs at St. Mary Of The Woods College. This…

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Do Your Clients Have “Musical Buy-In”?

When your client requests their favorite song, do you have the skills you need to get their musical buy-in? That moment of musical connection is what Nathan Mensah, MA, MT-BC is passionate about helping music therapists achieve: “I have a concept…