Episode 207: Journal Club – Journal of Music Therapy 51(1)

Tweet Dr. Meganne Masko and I are discussing the articles in the Winter 2014 edition of the Journal of Music Therapy (JMT). What I’m most interested in when I read research is how can I apply it to what I’m doing professionally?

Episode 198: Live from #AMTA14

Tweet I’m broadcasting live from the American Music Therapy Association Conference in Louisville, KY on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 12:30 EST. I thought I’d try to broadcast on Saturday this year. I usually broadcast on Friday, but concurrent sessions don’t really get going until Friday after lunch, so perhaps this Saturday broadcast will allow […]

#AMTA14 Conference Planning

Tweet It’s that time of year when I feel like I’m drowning in responsibilities and I remind myself that I keep saying I’m going to cut back: American Music Therapy Association Conference time. I actually have cut back, and yet, it seems that ALL of the things I’m involved in are all requiring my attention […]

Episode 196: How to Start a Radio Show

Tweet Professor Barbara Bastable, Music Therapy Lecturer at Southern Methodist University, asked me to talk to her class about Blog Talk Radio, the platform I use to host my radio show, to partially fulfill the AMTA competency related to keeping up with technology and using it in your music therapy practice. So I offered to […]

Episode 194: Alive Inside – My thoughts on the iPod Project

Tweet Last month, Carolyn Dobson, MT-BC, and I were invited to be on a panel following a screening of the documentary, Alive Inside. This documentary is about Dan Cohen, who volunteers in nursing homes and brings iPods to people who have Alzheimers. On today’s show, we’ll share our experience on the panel and our thoughts […]

#AMTA13 American Music Therapy Association Conference

Tweet I’ll be broadcasting live from the exhibit hall of the American Music Therapy Association annual conference in Jacksonville, FL. Contact me at to let me know what you are most interested in hearing about the conference. Is it sessions, networking, the latest research? Or email me what questions you’d like me to ask […]

Masters Level Entry & State Recognition of Music Therapy

Tweet In this continuing series on the consideration of moving to a Masters Level Entry for Music Therapy, this week I’m talking with Judy Simpson, Dena Register, and Kimberly Sena Moore about how moving to a masters level entry will affect the State Recognition Operational Plan for music therapy.