Check out the Episode! In this energetic episode, Nina shares her experiences with finding her path to drama therapy and the perseverance that was required of her to make it to her dream. Nina talks about the importance of identity and often uses phrases like, "Can we play with that?" or "How can we empower… Continue reading #39- Identity, Empowerment, and Co-Creation with Nina Garcia, RDT, CCPT
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.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du1Uz8HAlJo In the current medical climate, we've all been forced to adapt, change, flex, and pretty much throw it all into the wind and see… Continue reading Simmer it down, Simmer down now…
Check out the Episode! In this episode, Joy and Leah discuss their experiences working in forensic and civil units of an inpatient psychiatric hospital. They weave the in the power of process-oriented work with this population, the elements of safety (physical and mental) that arise, and how supervision play a role in their work, as… Continue reading #37-Psychiatric Care, Supervision, and Process-Oriented Work with Leah Creary, MS, MT-BC, and Joy Kaminski, MT-BC
Check out the Episode! In this episode, we chat with Lisa who is a licensed social worker and an author. She has created a vast library of resources for therapists, especially around the use of journaling as an adjunct for a variety of therapeutic modalities. Lisa's books are a wonderful addition to any therapists library… Continue reading #36- Journaling, Creativity, and Trusting the Process with Lisa Schab, LCSW
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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 telehealth thing has gone SURPRISINGLY well! There are many struggles of telehealth too, and I am also seeing the "honeymoon phase" wear off for a few… Continue reading Telehealth Ideas!
Check out the Episode! In this episode, Emily shares her history as a school counselor and her exciting new journey to becoming a drama therapist. Emily tells a beautiful experience about the power of psychodrama and embodiment during her graduate coureses. Improvisation is an incredible tool that Emily describes, she takes us through the joy… Continue reading #33- Improvisation, The Power of “Yes And…” and Finding Your Weirdos, with Emily Kreiger, M.Ed
Check out the Episode! In this episode, Shelley shares her experiences as a music therapist serving children with a variety of complex needs. She discusses her decisions surrounding grad school, her current research, and her experiences with music therapy via telehealth. Shelley has a lot to share and so much great wisdom in this episode--… Continue reading #32-Telehealth, Grad School, and Informative Rambling with Shelley McCluskey, MT-BC
Check Out The Episode! In this episode, Amber shares with us her experience as the executive director for the Kint Institute, where she teaches along many other creative arts therapists in a program dedicated to training creative arts therapists in trauma work. She also discusses her clinical experiences, working with survivors of natural disasters, torture,… Continue reading #30- Embodiment, Collaboration, and Social Trauma, with Dr. Amber Gray, Ph.D., MPH, MA, BC-DMT, LPCC, NCC
Check out the Episode! Todays’ episode is a fantastic reminder of what we can control in our daily lives during a time of crisis. The episode features Christine Devereaux, who is the owner of Spectrum Yoga in Denver Colorado. She is a therapeutic recreation specialist and an advanced teacher of therapeutic yoga. She discusses the… Continue reading #29-Mindfulness, Adaptability, and Co-treatment with Christine Devereaux, RYT-500, CTRS