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In this course participants will learn a number of key tools and strategies that will help enable them to work more comfortably with their Spanish-speaking clientele. This includes having a basic understanding of music from Latin America as well as key differences among styles and common misconceptions. In addition, participants will learn basic key phrases in Spanish to use in their sessions and easy ways of incorporating popular songs into their practice.

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This course is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 4 CMTEs.

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About the Instructor

Nathalia Palis

Nathalia Palis, LMFT, MT-BC

Nathalia Palis, LMFT, MT-BC is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Board-Certified Music Therapist. Originally from Colombia, Nathalia moved to the US to study music therapy at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. She has worked extensively in a variety of educational and clinical settings including hospitals, schools, nursing homes and treatments centers. She also holds a M.A from Antioch University in Clinical Psychology and has worked for several years as both an intake specialist and counselor, treating families using TF-CBT, PCIT and other EBP’s in community mental health clinics.

Nathalia’s experience as a music therapist and early childhood music educator inspired her to use music as a tool for teaching her own children Spanish. She has recorded and released four bilingual children’s albums and has been a featured guest on Univision’s “Despierta America” and CBS’s “The Talk”. In addition, Nathalia has participated as a guest artist on 2 Grammy-winning albums.

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CBMT Relationship: Latin American Music: Incorporate Spanish into Your Music Therapy Practice with Nathalia Palis, LMFT, MT-BC is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 4 Continuing Music Therapy Education credits. Sound Health Music, Approved Provider #P-110, maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. Please view the required CBMT information.