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Tuesday Top 5: Ways To Use Creative Stories In Therapy!
Beyond bringing in books to the therapy session, I wanted to highlight the various ways that stories can impact the therapeutic relationship and promote emotional processing with children. There …
Can we forgive ourselves?
Can we forgive ourselves for not being in the most creative mindset right now? Ok good. Because almost everyone is feeling this way. Now that we've accepted that, we …
Summer-y Multi-Sensory Intervention
This is a multi-sensory creative therapy intervention for children of all ability levels. You can download the free guide here with all of the details, song suggestions, and implementation …
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…. …
One Of My best Visual Aides!
Happy Mental Health Awareness Month!! This month, my focus will be providing resources to support mental health (which is kind of our deal here anyway) but with some added …
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 …
At-Home Music Activities For Families
Are parents asking you for music resources at home? This is a great download to pass along! The list includes musical science experiments, DIY instrument links, and musical apps! …
The Bear Snores On…
I'm a huge fan of musical books (as you may know from my recent telehealth intervention post!) and use them constantly in my practice. This is one of my …
Dynamic Jenga Questions!
It's no surprise that I LOVE using Jenga questions in therapy. Whether the questions are about music, a way to prompt instrument playing, or to build rapport, Jenga is …
A Pirates Life and Whacky Weather!?
Both of these songs came about after a songwriting challenge with Music For Kiddos. I LOVE engaging in these and they are such a boost to my creativity. I …
Creating Interventions!
https://youtu.be/h5WA1Wt9DeY So again, the main focus of this was to share how to go about creating interventions and not so much about the intervention. The beauty of this field …
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 …
Lost Your Voice? Ideas For Surviving Your Sessions!
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 …
Food- Themed Ideas!
Talking about food is something I sincerely enjoy, and I've found that it's an incredible avenue to explore in therapy. As listed in one of my top five props …
Halloween Books & Worry Monsters!
I seriously love this time of year. I'm 100% cliche in that I pulled out my knitting and drank/ate everything pumpkin spice related already this weekend. It does give …
Poem Books!
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 …
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 …
Solution-Focused Intervention Ideas
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 …
“Little Leaves” Intervention
I can't believe it's already September! Where on earth did the summer go? I am looking forward to fall, especially seeing the change of leaves throughout the trees. This …
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 …

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