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Today’s episode is sponsored by Andrea Vargas Counseling!

In this episode, Patina tells us about how she uses music to support children with a variety of disabilities in the school setting. She specifically shares about her tools and techniques for supporting social and emotional skill development within the academic setting. Her passion for her work is contagious and she shares so many songs, ideas, and resources throughout this episode – she even shares a sweet discount code for her online shop! Take a listen and enjoy!

Patina Jackson, MT-BC, has worked in school settings since 2011 and is passionate about inspiring music therapists to value themselves and their work, while creating resources to support them as they do what they do best! She created Music Therapy Joy in 2015 to make this passion a reality! She loves Jesus and lives in the Dallas area with her husband and 3 kids. When she’s not working, she can be found gardening, DIY-ing, or having a dance party with her littles! For ready-to-use songs, strategies, printable visuals, and forms or to sign-up for the free resource email, visit and follow @musictherapyjoy. 

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Check out the Music Therapy Joy Shop and use the code Umbrella25 discount code for 25% off (anything in the shop except the eBox!)

Download this awesome infographic made by Patina all about school-based social emotional skills in MT!

The Music Therapy Joy eBox

The Feelings Song in the Music Therapy Joy Shop!

Sit In My Seat Song in the Music Therapy Joy Shop

When I say Hello Song in the Music Therapy Joy Shop

Patina’s Favorite Resources: The Umbrella Community, Music Therapy Made Simple, and Music For Kiddos

Today’s episode is sponsored by Andrea Vargas Counseling!

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