Check Out Episode #3! In this episode, Stephanie talks about her journey in becoming a music therapist and her current love for creating quality music for young children. She discusses her creative process, tips and tricks for kiddos, and shares two excellent resources for Halloween. Enjoy! Stephanie Leavell, MT-BC is the creator of Music for … Continue reading Episode #3- Stephanie Leavell, MT-BC
Check Out The Episode #2! In this episode, Wade Richards, MT-BC, discusses his creativity through a variety of mediums. He discusses adapted tunings for guitar, working with a creative arts therapy team, and his own process to produce creative work. Wade also talks about one of his upcoming projects, a unique songwriting protocol, that he … Continue reading Episode #2- Wade Richards, MT-BC
Check Out The Episode! In this episode, we will cover the mission of the creative therapy umbrella podcast. Take a listen to hear more about the podcast, the website, and the future goals creative therapy umbrella! Follow us on Instagram! Check out the website with additional content! Our Patreon Page!
I am a total sucker for second-hand stores. There is just something about digging around through piles and stacks of things that makes my adventure meter say "oooh this is fun!" A few weeks ago, I stopped at the book section of the Goodwill I was shopping at and a book of poetry popped out … Continue reading Poem Books!
10 MINUS 7 DAYS!!!That's right! I said it out loud so now it has to happen (anyone else do this to themselves?) For real, the podcast will be launched on September 19th, 2019. In 7 days. 7 DAYS. I've been fortunate enough to interview so many wonderful therapists already and I absolutely can't wait to … Continue reading Let the podcast countdown begin!
Tuesday Top Five: Props!It's no surprise that I really enjoy having a variety of props with me at all times. At work the other day, we got a huge shipment of simple but cute superhero capes and masks. One of my co-workers said "Oh Kate, I can just imagine you running around like a lunatic … Continue reading TT5: Props!
I had a really hard time with this decision. What I've found happening as I continue to grow is that other professionals outside of music therapy are interested in whats going on over here. However, when putting on my advocacy hat-- I find myself wanting to have a larger umbrella to do a better job … Continue reading From “Music” To “Creative”….
I'm going to say it again, Teachers Pay Teachers is an absolute lifesaver! I was chatting with one of my friends who is a high school English teacher and she just hopped on the TPT bandwagon. She said to me "I spent thirty minutes trying to figure out margins for some visual, and then realized … Continue reading Solution-Focused Intervention Ideas
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THE THEORY (I'll do my best to keep it interesting!) Tracking is one of biggest aspects that I try to keep in the forefront of my mind when using play therapy techniques in music therapy. My goal is to be sort of a "narrator" and reflect the content of what the client is doing with … Continue reading Tracking in Child-Centered Music Therapy, Post #2