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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…

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MT-BC Exam Prep Workshop: CONQUER the Test!

You’ve completed all your coursework, logged all your pre-clinical hours, and finished your internship. Now, only one thing stands between you & starting your dream career: the board examination. No matter your study style, preparing for the exam can be a…

Brain Running on Overdrive? Try Improvisation!

As a leader in healthcare, you use the power of music every day to help your clients. But have you ever considered the role of music in your own self-care? The effects of music’s allure are real and powerful. Wander…

Get Excited– The Future of Pediatric MT Is Bright!

Let us predict the future… ?…the future of pediatric music therapy, that is.  Growing patient’s needs and a growing body of research deserves well-informed and ever-growing music therapists! The more we stay up to date with different medical procedures and protocols…

Challenges in MT: How Do I Prepare for THAT?!

Challenges, challenges…we all have them, don’t we? Often, these challenges frustrate us and make us feel discouraged. Most of the time, those challenges are the ones that help us pivot and take our services and ourselves as music therapists to…