Work Smarter Not Harder

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

How to Recover from #AMTA15

Tweet I had a blast at the American Music Therapy Association conference in Kansas City this year! But my plane got in this afternoon, I went to visit family after I landed, I came home this evening and got my kid bathed and put in bed, and now I have to face a long work […]

How many CMTEs can I get at conference?

Tweet Every 5 years, a Board Certified Music Therapist must submit 100 Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) credits to the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) in order to maintain certification. Conference attendance can earn you up to XXX credits, if you take advantage of every opportunity available.

Virtual Book Club: Chapters 8, 9, & 10 A Philosophy of Music for Music-Centered Music Therapy Theory

Tweet It’s been a while since I’ve posted on the Virtual Book Club. I have to admit, I’m getting tired of reading this book, so I’m putting it off more and more. Aigen’s writing is very complicated and becomes more work to read it and less enjoyable. I had a difficult time understanding the next […]

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 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 […]