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"Music Therapy, COVID-19 and Change"

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"Music Therapy, COVID-19 and Change"

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1. Group Music Improvisation with Adolescents in Mental Health Facilities: Setting the Stage for Success

Young people today are born into society inundated with constant, short-term, passive stimulation, while often socially isolated. Music improvisation in music therapy gives them an opportunity to slow down, listen to one another, be present, be playful, be curious, be creative, be together, or just be.

Tags: drum circle, improvisation, teen mental health, group music therapy, adolescents, music therapy, mental health
By Missy Lees, MA, MT-BC
2. A New Professional's Experience at the World Congress of Music Therapy

Here are my take-aways from the 2023 World Congress of Music Therapy!

Tags: WCMT, world congress, world congress of music therapy, music therapy advocacy, music therapy
By Brooke Osborne, MT-BC
3. The Benefits of Imaginative Play in Music Therapy with Children

Engaging in imaginative play is about meeting a child where they are and becoming part of their world for a moment.

Tags: imaginative play, child development, imagination, music with children, medical music therapy, music therapy, music, Pediatric
By Emily Fjelstrom, MT-BC
4. Employment Opportunities
Tags: employment, job opportunities, neurologic music therapy, medical music therapy, music therapy
5. The Infusion Center Connection - A Parent's Journey

“Why are there so many songs about rainbows, and what’s on the other side?”*

Tags: medical, Pediatric, music, pediatric infusion, infusion center, music therapy, songs, music therapy advocacy, the rainbow connection
By Kate Bautch, EdD, MT-BC
6. Songwriting: How to Get Started

Tips and tricks for overcoming your inner critic and jump-starting your creativity

By Kristin King, MMT, MT-BC

Tags: melody, songwriter, word tree, brainstorming, music, therapeutic songwriting, songwriting, music therapy
By Kristin King, MMT, MT-BC
7. "Music Therapy, COVID-19 and Change"

[Scene: Music Therapist is walking into hospital]


Step two: Greet (and be greeted by) the temperature checker! 

“Good morning to you!  In the last 48 hours, have you experienced any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell?”

Step three: Have temperature checked.  Good to go!

“... and don’t forget your screening sticker!”

Tags: music therapy advocacy, music therapy, music, change, Covid-19, medical music therapy, mental health
By Genessee Tudino, MT-BC, Neurologic Music Therapist
8. "Together - The Coronavirus Anthem" - Now on YouTube!

Our incredibly talented team of Ashley Manges, MT-BC, Kristin King, MMT, MT-BC & Genessee Flynn, MT-BC worked together to create an original song..."The Coronavirus Anthem" to share with the world!  Songwriting is a tool music therapists use regularly to express emotion and create connection in times of uncertainty, anxiety and stress.  Music was made for just these times.  We encourage everyone to find a way everyday to use help your mind, spirit and physical wellbeing during this time.  #musicchangeseverything. 

Tags: song sharing, music therapy, mental health, coronavirus song
By Tara McConnell, MT-BC
9. My Story.. As A Baby In The NICU

Born at 27 weeks, 2 pounds 4 ounces, 13 inches long

Tags: songwriting, Multimodal Neurologic Enhancement, PAL, prematurity, premature infants, music therapy, NICU, medical music therapy, NICU music therapy
By Ashley Manges, MT- BC, NICU Music Therapist

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