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#39- Identity, Empowerment, and Co-Creation with Nina Garcia, RDT, CCPT

Check out the Episode! In this energetic episode, Nina shares her experiences with finding her path to drama therapy and the perseverance that was required of her to make it to her dream. Nina talks about the importance of identity and often uses phrases like, "Can we play with that?" or "How can we empower… Continue reading #39- Identity, Empowerment, and Co-Creation with Nina Garcia, RDT, CCPT

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#38- Sensory Processing Sensitivity, HSP’s, and Therapy, with April Snow, LMFT

Check out the episode! In this episode, I chat with April Snow, who is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in working with Highly Sensitive individuals and HSP therapists. She shares how prevalent this trait is in the general population, as well as how high the trait is for clients (upwards of 50%!!!!!).… Continue reading #38- Sensory Processing Sensitivity, HSP’s, and Therapy, with April Snow, LMFT

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Simmer it down, Simmer down now…

If you haven't seen this skit, it's great. I'm a huge SNL fan and couldn't help but make this the title! Also I swear it relates to the point....   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du1Uz8HAlJo In the current medical climate, we've all been forced to adapt, change, flex, and pretty much throw it all into the wind and see… Continue reading Simmer it down, Simmer down now…

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#37-Psychiatric Care, Supervision, and Process-Oriented Work with Leah Creary, MS, MT-BC, and Joy Kaminski, MT-BC

Check out the Episode! In this episode, Joy and Leah discuss their experiences working in forensic and civil units of an inpatient psychiatric hospital. They weave the in the power of process-oriented work with this population, the elements of safety (physical and mental) that arise, and how supervision play a role in their work, as… Continue reading #37-Psychiatric Care, Supervision, and Process-Oriented Work with Leah Creary, MS, MT-BC, and Joy Kaminski, MT-BC

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#36- Journaling, Creativity, and Trusting the Process with Lisa Schab, LCSW

Check out the Episode! In this episode, we chat with Lisa who is a licensed social worker and an author. She has created a vast library of resources for therapists, especially around the use of journaling as an adjunct for a variety of therapeutic modalities. Lisa's books are a wonderful addition to any therapists library… Continue reading #36- Journaling, Creativity, and Trusting the Process with Lisa Schab, LCSW

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Telehealth Ideas!

I count myself lucky for being able to continue my job (with almost ALL of my clients!) online. The connection is so important for these kiddos and the whole telehealth thing has gone SURPRISINGLY well! There are many struggles of telehealth too, and I am also seeing the "honeymoon phase" wear off for a few… Continue reading Telehealth Ideas!

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#35- Podcasting, Clinical Coordination, and Making More Music with Chris Millett, MM, MT-BC

Check out the episode! DOUBLE FEATURE!!! On todays special episode, I chat with Chris Millett of the Make More Music podcast! Once you take a listen here, don't forget to check out Chris's release where he interviews me (it was so much fun!!) Chris has a huge passion for shedding light on all of the… Continue reading #35- Podcasting, Clinical Coordination, and Making More Music with Chris Millett, MM, MT-BC

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#34- In-Home Services, Project Campfire, and Telehealth with Paige Fath, MT-BC

In this episode, Paige tells us about the amazing work she does providing an array of services, many being in-home with her clients. Her passions shine through as she talks about the humbling space that in-home care creates and she also talks with us about one of Music Therapy Ed's latest to-do's Project Campfire! Paige… Continue reading #34- In-Home Services, Project Campfire, and Telehealth with Paige Fath, MT-BC

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#33- Improvisation, The Power of “Yes And…” and Finding Your Weirdos, with Emily Kreiger, M.Ed

Check out the Episode! In this episode, Emily shares her history as a school counselor and her exciting new journey to becoming a drama therapist. Emily tells a beautiful experience about the power of psychodrama and embodiment during her graduate coureses. Improvisation is an incredible tool that Emily describes, she takes us through the joy… Continue reading #33- Improvisation, The Power of “Yes And…” and Finding Your Weirdos, with Emily Kreiger, M.Ed