It took less than a week living in my first apartment as a new board certified music therapist and soon-to-be graduate student to be cornered in the hallway by a neighbor asking a music-related question. When I divulge that I am a music therapist, most of the time I get responses such as . . [...]
I’m fresh off the national AMTA conference and still processing all the amazing moments that occured. Several of those amazing moments happened during a roundtable discussion I facilitated with good friend and music therapist Deb Layman titled “Is the Work-Life Balance a Myth?” The purpose of this presentation was to provide an opportunity for fellow music [...]
‘Tis the season! No, not the trick-or-treating, costume-wearing, Halloween candy-eating season. And not the family-feasting, cranberry sauce-making, pumpkin pie-baking season. Not even the candy cane-crunching, tree-decorating, stocking-stuffing season.
‘Tis the music therapy conference season.
This week marks the 14th annual conference of the American Music Therapy Association (#AMTA13), thousands of music therapists from the US and abroad will [...]