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
Check out the episode! In this episode, Kirsten discusses her current work with children and adults. She dives deep into the importance and nuances of the therapeutic relationship, sharing thoughts on authenticity and therapist-as-self. Take a listen to jump down a few rabbit holes and gain amazing insight into the world of play therapy. Kirsten … Continue reading #7- Trauma, Relationship, and Exploration in Play Therapy with Kirsten Goffena, LPC, RPT-S, NCC
This list is by no means exhaustive and is my current top favorite books that have resonated with me this past year. This list is also biased towards the populations that I work with, but there is no doubt that these would be helpful for any therapist working with any populations. Next year the list … Continue reading TT5: Therapy-Related Novels and Books (of 2019)
Check Out The Episode! In this episode, Danielle dives into many topics including rural mental health, residential mental health, creativity, advocacy for the creative arts field, therapy for teens, and wellness for clients and for therapists. She shared an exciting intervention that she is using when collaborating with other professionals and discusses her experiences working … Continue reading #6- Wellness, Advocacy, & Rural Mental Health with Danielle Masttopierro, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT
Besides that I am a HUGE Joni Mitchell fan.....I felt thankful for the clouds today. I live in Denver, where it is sunny 300 days out of the year. And honestly after living here, I think it might be more. BUT. Today was the first day of fall that was cloudy, misty, and foggy. I … Continue reading Thankful For Clouds…..
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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 The Episode! Welcome to the first minisode! In this short episode, I discuss the Tuesday Top Five: Elements of Notes. You can find this on my blog as well here. I dive into why I created this simple method for taking notes and give some examples of what this looks like. This has helped … Continue reading Minisode #1- TT5: Elements of Notes!
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