Work Smarter Not Harder

Tips for Music Therapists and business owners on how to work smarter, not harder

Why should I be a member of AMTA?

Tweet Approximately 1,900 music therapists are members of AMTA and there are precisely 6,882 Board Certified Music Therapists. Why are music therapists not members of their professional association? I see AMTA publish the Benefits of Membership and post videos about why music therapists should be members, but I’m not sure they match up with my […]

Music Therapy Professional Competencies

Tweet In my continuing quest to be a good music therapist, I am adding to my collection of music therapy document summaries with the Professional Competencies. The Preamble explains that these competencies establish standards for music therapy education and clinical training, as well as the levels of practice. These competencies outline what a music therapist […]

#SWAMTA16 Recap – Post Conference Recovery

Tweet I had a great time at the Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association conference last week and am now recovering from the travel and getting back into my routines. Usually, I look back and think about what would have made post-conference recovery easier and attempt to incorporate it into the next conference. […]

#OCMT16 Recap

Tweet I attended the Online Conference for Music Therapy this year, and it was fantastic! OCMT is an international conference that is presented via a webinar platform for 24 hours. OCMT follows Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and is designed to accommodate music therapists around the world. You get access to the recordings of the presentations […]

How To Recertify Without Spending A Dime

Tweet I highly recommend reading the CBMT Recertification Manual (and all CBMT and AMTA documents) every year, so that the information is fresh in your mind. If you’re having trouble figuring out how to recertify, reading the manual is the first step. There are many ways to do this and there will be a concurrent […]