Approach, Blog, By Modality, By Theme, Dance/Movement, Integrating Music and Play, Integrative/Multi-Modal, Intervention Ideas, Music, Play/Sandtray, Strategies, Winter

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The Power of Nature…

After interviewing Mika McLane on episode #4 of the podcast, I found myself so smitten with the idea of incorporating more nature into my sessions. I've been on a mission ever since and have noticed beautiful outcomes from incorporating nature in some way. Mika's story about bringing snow into the hospital made such an impression… Continue reading The Power of Nature…

Blog, Integrating Music and Play, Intervention Ideas, Tuesday Top Five (TT5)

TT5: Props!

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!

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Tracking in Child-Centered Music Therapy, Post #2

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

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Child-Centered Music Therapy Series, Post #1

*Deep Breath* This is a BIG topic that I have been hesitant to dig into because I want to cover it in depth. However, this is one of my most passionate areas of music therapy that I want to talk about on this blog. This will end up being a series and I hope you… Continue reading Child-Centered Music Therapy Series, Post #1