Listen to Episode #9! Dance therapist Erica Hornthal discusses her journey to becoming a dance therapist and shares her passions working within mental health and those with cognitive deficits. We talk about the nuances of creative arts therapy advocacy and creative therapies within a variety of settings. We dig into the ins and outs of … Continue reading #9- Connections, Advocacy, & Movement with Erica Hornthal, LCPC, BC-DMT
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!
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
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!
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.
Oh Target, how I love thee.... My Target obsession is for another post, but for now I'd just like to say that I LOVE the Target dollar section! I know of many music therapists who share what they have found back and forth there, especially on Instagram. Finding cheap and colorful materials always gets my … Continue reading Activity Dice!