The first year I was a music therapist, I lost my voice for an entire week. The second year I was a music therapist, I lost my voice for another week. The third year I was a music therapist, yes you guessed it, I LOST MY VOICE FOR A WEEK! Chronic laryngitis was a yearly … Continue reading Lost Your Voice? Ideas For Surviving Your Sessions!
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In this episode, Shelby discusses how she utilizes song-writing, what music therapy looks like in a school system, her experience of burnout, and she shares a wonderful Halloween-themed intervention. Towards the end of the episode, she shares her experience with burnout as a young clinician and shares her passion of helping other young therapists know … Continue reading #8- School-Based Therapy, Halloween, and Burnout with Shelby Dahlson, MT-BC
Episode #5- Balance, Podcasting, and Dice with Tricia Caiati, MT-BC In this special release episode, Tricia discusses her journey to becoming a music therapist and her passion project, The Music Therapy Chronicles Podcast. She also shares several amazing intervention ideas utilizing dice within the session that involves turn-taking, waiting, and social skill development. We also … Continue reading #5- Balance, Podcasting, and Dice with Tricia Caiati, MT-BC
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 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 will … Continue reading Episode #2- Wade Richards, MT-BC
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!
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
I am SO excited to get this podcast out in late September, but for now this sneak peek will have to do! Take a listen for more dice related intervention ideas! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcB8ol7eJMc&feature=youtu.be
Again Target. You've done it again. I've had this dice for quite some time but am just starting to unlock it's potential. It's a dry erase die with 12 cards that are interchangeable on the face of each side. Although it's not the most sturdy, it sure is fun! Here are some of the way's … Continue reading Big. Foam. Dice.