Check Out The Episode!"Begin Anywhere." Along with this amazing quote, Julia Grace is moving mountains with her work in elder care, dance/movement therapy, and intergenerational supports. She talks about her training as an expressive arts therapist, her love of movement, and the creation of ALMA, as well as the accidental development of The Wave Silent … Continue reading #31-Building Bridges, Intergenerational Care, and Dance/Movement Therapy with Julia Grace Vishnepolsky, LPCC, R-DMT
Check out the episode! This episode is the first ever release with more than one guest, and it was a blast! Katie, Haley, and Candace joined in from different time zones to tell us about their awesome business called Music Therapy Made Simple. Whether you are a music therapist or another creative arts therapist looking … Continue reading #27- Innovative Solutions, Tools, and Confidence with Music Therapy Made Simple
Check out the Episode! In this episode, Aksana shares her experiences working as a music therapist while eventually deciding to obtain another degree in trauma informed care. She discusses elements of trauma work that she has incorporated into her current clinical work with children who have special needs and how it has changed her approach. … Continue reading #12- Identity, Trauma, & Music Therapy with Aksana Kavaliova, MTA
Don't get me wrong here, I LOVE seeing clients in home. It's incredibly humbling, so much information can be gathered, and it serves clients who may not otherwise be able to access clinic services (more about in-home therapy on Episode #7 with Kirsten Goffena!) But..... Being a road warrior is exhausting. There are a whole … Continue reading The Toll of Driving to Clients…
Check Out The Episode! In this episode, Lucy shares her journey to becoming a therapist, the joy of authenticity in therapeutic relationships, and the variety of different approaches and theories that inform her practice. We discuss the impact that conference has on us as therapists and what kinds of self-care help us let go of … Continue reading #10- Unicorns, Authenticity, and Radical Acceptance with Lucerno Morse, LPC, RPT, NCC
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 mission ever since and have noticed beautiful outcomes from incorporating nature in some way. Mika's story about bringing snow into the hospital made such an impression … Continue reading The Power of Nature…
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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)