Monday, July 17, 2017

Adapted Piano Lessons: Teaching Piano to Special Learners

Tweet I didn’t learn to play piano until college, which was a terrible way to learn piano. However, when I was in private practice, I was contacted by a piano studio that kept getting requests to teach piano to children with various learning differences. This studio used the Faber method and I had enough piano skills […]

Finding Balance

Tweet After my first semester in a new job and a new doctoral program, and as a wife and mother of a 3-year-old, I knew I needed to focus on self-care. One of the courses for my doctoral program was on human rights and the work was not only traumatic, but also heavy, with 32 […]

[Guest Post] Social Media Advocacy Month 2016

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Virtual Book Club: Chapter 7 Music-Centered Thinking in Contemporary Music Therapy Frameworks

Tweet Chapter 7 is about music therapy frameworks, rather than approaches, that can be considered music-centered. Aigen highlights Aesthetic Music Therapy, Community Music Therapy, and Culture-Centered Music Therapy. He refers to these as contemporary music therapy approaches, as opposed to those developed in the 1960s and 1970s, like Nordoff-Robbins, and Analytic MT.

#MusicTherapyBlogger Challenge 5: Top 5 Music Therapy Books

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#MusicTherapyBlogger Challenge 4: Virtual Book Club! (Chapter 6)

Tweet I needed to post about the next chapter in the Virtual Book Club book, Music-Centered Music Therapy this month so I was glad that the week 4 prompt in the #MusicTherapyBlogger challenge, hosted by Julie at Serenade Designs, was to pick a current research article or chapter of a book that is closely related […]

Songwriting Challenge #4: A song based on a goal or objective

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Songwriting Challenge #3: Instrument Song

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Songwriting Challenge #2: Piggyback Song

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Where do music therapists work?

Tweet The first installment of the #MusicTherapyBlogger Challenge is to answer a question. I’ve answered many questions on this site, including

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