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Why Drumming Improvisation Is Therapeutic

How is improvisation therapeutic? Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, walks you through why drumming isn’t about the snare, cymbal, counting, or subdivisions. Actually, it’s about intuitive improvisational drumming. When we improvise there is an activation/deactivation response in the brain. According to…

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Drumming and Recovery Populations

Oftentimes, the biggest barrier for people in the recovery setting is shame and identity. You’re working mind/body with this group, and depending on where they are in detox, they can still be very cloudy. Drumming can help with cloudiness. When…

CMTEs for the Holidays! And, a big Shout-Out!

Howdy fellow music therapist, Thank you for joining the 1,200 music therapists who have voluntarily opted-in to receive the Tuesday Shout Out! Thanks for taking part in the music therapy webolution at Music Therapy Ed! Some quick housekeeping :: (1)…

100 Music Therapists Served, Thanks To YOU!

If you’re new to the site, then first check out our brand new video on the FAQ page to help navigate through the site. Three months down, and the rest of infinity to go! Thanks to YOUR participation and support,…

Stop Burnout Special

Hello fellow music therapist! Today’s Shout-Out is Janice Lindstrom! Janice Lindstrom, MA, MT-BC, is the instructor for the Burnout Prevention course. She is a mover and shaker over at HeartBeatMusicTherapy.net. Janice is a top-notch music therapy advocate… In fact, I’ve…

Music Therapy With The Deaf And Blind

Hello fellow music therapist! This week we’re inviting you into the all new monthly subscription offer at MusicTherapyEd.com to get access to ALL courses on the site! That’s tons of CMTEs and counting PLUS high quality information at your command.…

NEW Course :: Music Therapy & End Of Life Care

Hello fellow music therapist! The Reimbursement Revolution and iPad Challenge are in full-swing! We’ll be sending you feedback and updates in the upcoming weeks. But today, we are thrilled to present a new course release. We have completely revamped the…