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 The Episode! In this episode, Mika discusses her journey to becoming an art therapist, her creative endeavors using nature within therapy, and her current blossoming private practice in New York State. She talks about thinking outside of the box as a therapist and the importance of grounding in the body. Take a listen … Continue reading Episode #4- Mika McLane, MPC, ATR, LCAT, CCLS
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!
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!
I had no idea how much fun Jenga could be with simple adaptations! This is a big game with counselors and therapists working with children, not only because it's fun but also because it is really flexible. Many of the counselors I work with have written questions on Jenga blocks that clients answer as they … Continue reading Musical Jenga!