61. Online Conference for Music Therapy: Members of the Board of Directors from the Online Conference for Music Therapy (part 1)

OCMT has been holding MT conferences online for ten years! In this episode, Members of the OCMT Board share advice and insight for Conferences switching to virtual formats this year and in the future. The next Online Conference for Music Therapy will be February 6, 2021. The OCMT- Online Conference for Music Therapy is a not-for-profit [...]

60. White Privilege and Cultural Humility: Brittany Tachkov, MT-BC (part 2)

In this episode, Britany gets vulnerable about her own white privilege. She courageously opens up this conversation for us all to have and continue. Please join us in doing this work by having an open conversation yourself. Feel free to use the anonymous survey at the bottom of the show notes to give feedback and [...]

59. Music Therapy Mastermind: Jaycie Voorhees, MM, SCMT, MT-BC

In this episode, Jaycie tells all about her new Music Therapy Mastermind course! The course starts soon, check out the links in the show notes and listen to the episode to learn more. Jaycie Voorhees, MT-BC is a mover and shaker in Salt Lake City bringing harmony to corporate, wellness, and therapeutic groups through her [...]

58. Business Mindset as an Employee: Brittany Tachkov, MT-BC (part 1)

In this episode Brittany tells about how she uses the business mindset she learned as a contract MT now that she is an employee. We also discuss recognizing good timing for advocacy and working collaboratively with other disciplines in hospice. Brittany Tachkov, MT-BC started the music therapy program at Hospice of the East Bay in [...]

57. LGBTQ+ and Music: Lance Merrell, future SMT

In this episode, Lance shares his journey to learning about Music Therapy and how he is tailoring his undergraduate Music and Psychology education to better prepare him for attending a Music Therapy equivalency program. Through his research with Music and LGBTQ+, Lance is already asking the questions the MT profession has been waiting for. Lance [...]

56. Spanish for Creative Clinicians: Antonio “Tony” Milland Santiago, MT-BC (part 2)

In this episode, Tony shares his top tips for working with Spanish speaking clients. This episode is packed with practical advice and you can find more from Tony through his latest project; Spanish for Creative Clinicians! Antonio “Tony” Milland Santiago is a board-certified music therapist, Vice President-Elect of the Southwestern Region of the American Music [...]

55. Music Therapy and the Island of Enchantment: Antonio “Tony” Milland Santiago, MT-BC (part 1)

In this episode, Tony tells about his upbringing in Puerto Rico, also known as the Island of Enchantment, and how this has informed his MT practice. We also dive into Tony's latest project; Spanish for Creative Clinicians! Antonio “Tony” Milland Santiago is a board-certified music therapist, Vice President-Elect of the Southwestern Region of the American [...]

54. Accessible Advocacy Across Generations: Hayley Francis Cann, BMT, MTA, NMT

In this episode, Hayley and Tricia discuss creating accessible advocacy resources and how this inspired Hayley's new book! They also discuss intergenerational connections, wearing many hats as a Music Therapist, and taking life day-by-day. Hayley also tells about her new podcast and how she's sharing her story through her blog. Hayley Francis Cann, BMT, MTA, [...]

53. Authentic Human-ness: Tony Beuchel, MT-BC

In this episode, Tony and Tricia discuss podcasting, therapeutic approaches, and having authentic human interactions with our clients. Tony is a music therapist working in developmental health in Fort Wayne Indiana. He specializes in children with autism, children who’ve experienced complex trauma, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. He is also certified at the basic [...]

52. Nutrition and Trauma Care: Julieann Hartley, MT-BC, NMT, NTP (part 2)

In this episode, Julieann and Tricia discuss working with clients who have experienced trauma and the importance of nutrition in their treatment. Julieann Hartley is a board certified music therapist and neurologic music therapist from New Hampshire. She is the music therapy program director at the Concord Community Music School, although she is currently on medical [...]