40. Clinical Musicianship: Stephanie Leavell, MT-BC

In this episode, Stephanie and Tricia discuss taking a less traditional career path as a Music Therapist and ways to apply clinical musicianship in MT sessions, specifically with young children.

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Stephanie Leavell, MT-BC is the creator of musicforkiddos.com, an online community dedicated to high-quality children’s music. Stephanie is an innovative and award-winning songwriter who loves helping kids succeed with music.

Find Stephanie online, on Facebook, and on Instagram.

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Early Childhood Music Toolbox on Music Therapy Ed.

Ukulele for Kiddos: A Simple How-To Guide course

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39. Creating a Soundscape: Alpha Woodward, MTA, MMT, FAMI, PhD (part 2)

In this episode, Alpha tells about how she created a more healthful soundscape in a residential setting as a Music Therapist.

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Dr. Alpha Woodward is certified music therapist with 15 years of clinical music therapy service in government and non governmental organizations.  From 2004-2007 Dr. Woodward was the clinical supervisor and field director for a small international team of music therapists working with traumatized children and youth in war-torn Bosnia and Herzegovina. She has presented both her clinical research and her humanitarian work internationally in Canada, the USA, South America, Sweden, Ireland, Southeast Europe, the UK and Japan.  She recently presented her work at the Building Bridges in Applied Arts and Health, Education and Community in Telford, Birmingham in the UK.  After teaching music therapy in Canada, Ireland and Eastern USA, she has settled in Iowa as the Director of Music Therapy at Wartburg College, and has recently launched a new MA in Music Therapy program that focuses on music therapy research and practice in a contemporary world.

Find Alpha’s blog online and email her at alpha.woodward@wartburg.edu

Voice articles: Finding the Client in Their Environment, Arts-Based Practices in Regions Affected By War.

Books by Carolyn Kenny.

Music by Vivaldi.

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38. An Adventurous MT Life: Alpha Woodward, MTA, MMT, FAMI, PhD (part 1)

In this episode, Alpha tells how a career in Music Therapy has turned her life into an adventure and how her humanitarian experiences lead to her own personal growth and clinical research.

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Dr. Alpha Woodward is certified music therapist with 15 years of clinical music therapy service in government and non governmental organizations.  From 2004-2007 Dr. Woodward was the clinical supervisor and field director for a small international team of music therapists working with traumatized children and youth in war-torn Bosnia and Herzegovina. She has presented both her clinical research and her humanitarian work internationally in Canada, the USA, South America, Sweden, Ireland, Southeast Europe, the UK and Japan.  She recently presented her work at the Building Bridges in Applied Arts and Health, Education and Community in Telford, Birmingham in the UK.  After teaching music therapy in Canada, Ireland and Eastern USA, she has settled in Iowa as the Director of Music Therapy at Wartburg College, and has recently launched a new MA in Music Therapy program that focuses on music therapy research and practice in a contemporary world.

Find Alpha’s blog online and email her at alpha.woodward@wartburg.edu

Voice articles: Finding the Client in Their Environment, Arts-Based Practices in Regions Affected By War.

Books by Carolyn Kenny.

Music by Vivaldi.

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37. Music Therapy Exchange: Samantha Hassold, Music Therapy Intern

In this episode, Samantha and Tricia talk all things Music Therapy Exchange, a new and growing database of Music Therapy interventions that anyone can access and contribute to!

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Samantha Hassold is the creator of Music Therapy Exchange, an intervention database for music therapists. She is also a current music therapy intern at The Center for Discovery and completed her undergraduate coursework at the University of Miami. She hopes Music Therapy Exchange will grow to become a useful resource for current and future music therapists and loves being able to contribute to the music therapy field in any way she can.

Check out the Music Therapy Exchange on Instagram and Facebook, or contact them here.

Get Back Up Again Songwriting Intervention

Get Back Up Again – Trolls

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36. Giving and Receiving Supervision: Fleur Hughes, MMT, MTA, MT-BC, NMT

This is part two of Tricia’s conversation with Fleur. In this episode, Fleur and Tricia discuss the importance of receiving supervision as a Music Therapist, as well as advice for being a supervisor yourself.

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Fleur completed a Master’s in Music Therapy degree at the University of West England in 2015. Since then she has worked with population across the lifespan. Fleur also has experience and knowledge working in a variety of settings including schools, long term care homes and community based organizations. 
She is passionate about research into music therapy and mental health. Fleur is working towards a PHD in Music, focusing on improvisation, well-being and mental health disorders. 
Her therapeutic approach is person-centred and rooted in a humanistic perspective. She facilitates and supports individuals within a music-centred framework and  focuses on the strengths and innate musical abilities  of the people she work with.

Find Fleur online, on Facebook, on Instagram, or email her at musictherapy42@yahoo.com

Culture-Centered Music Therapy

Music Therapy in Context: Music, Meaning and Relationship

Effective Supervision for the Helping Professions: Michael Carroll 

Supervision of Music Therapy: A Theoretical and Practical Handbook by Helen Odelle Miller and Eleanor Richards

Medicine Wheel

The Zones of Regulation

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Clair de Lune

A Sea Symphony – Ralph Vaughan Williams

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35. Do the U-Turn: Fleur Hughes, MMT, MTA, MT-BC, NMT

This is part one of Tricia’s conversation with Fleur. In this episode, Fleur shares about her unique journey to finding Music Therapy and how she has continues her MT practice across continents. We focus on cultural awareness and adapting to different clinical settings.

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Fleur completed a Master’s in Music Therapy degree at the University of West England in 2015. Since then she has worked with population across the lifespan. Fleur also has experience and knowledge working in a variety of settings including schools, long term care homes and community based organizations. 
She is passionate about research into music therapy and mental health. Fleur is working towards a PHD in Music, focusing on improvisation, well-being and mental health disorders. 
Her therapeutic approach is person-centred and rooted in a humanistic perspective. She facilitates and supports individuals within a music-centred framework and  focuses on the strengths and innate musical abilities  of the people she work with.

Find Fleur online, on Facebook, on Instagram, or email her at musictherapy42@yahoo.com

Culture-Centered Music Therapy

Music Therapy in Context: Music, Meaning and Relationship

Effective Supervision for the Helping Professions: Michael Carroll 

Supervision of Music Therapy: A Theoretical and Practical Handbook by Helen Odelle Miller and Eleanor Richards

Medicine Wheel

The Zones of Regulation

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Clair de Lune

A Sea Symphony – Ralph Vaughan Williams

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34. Balancing Family and Business: Elizabeth A. Ferguson, MT-BC

In this episode, Elizabeth shares her experiences and advice for growing a business, navigating MT independent contractors, starting a family, and finding balance through it all.

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Elizabeth has been working as a board certified music therapist since 2020 and teaching piano lessons since 2001 through out NH. Helping her clients to grow with music has been her passion since a young age. She owns and operates Granite State Music Therapy, a private music therapy practice serving New Hampshire and Massachusetts. She lives at home with her husband, 3 adorable kids, sleepy boarder collie and 2 funny ducks. She considers herself to have a full life and feels blessed to have her work.

Check Elizabeth out online and reach her at GraniteStateMusicTherapy@gmail.com

Granite State Music Therapy on NH Chronicle

Mt. Willard and The Bonds

Shriners Hospital – Boston, MA

If You Want to Sing OutCat Stevens

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33. You Have Something to Offer: John Moon, LPMT, MT-BC

In this episode, Tricia and John discuss being podcasters in the MT space. John shares about his initial feelings of imposter syndrome and how he has overcome them in different professional and life situations.

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“My name is John Moon. I am the Director of Memory Care and Music Therapist at an assisted living in Greensboro, Georgia. I got my music therapy degree from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville and am board-certified and licensed.  I am married to my lovey wife Samantha, and we have two cats.”

Check John out in Facebook and on Instagram.

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Clinical BOPulations co-host interviews on Music Therapy Chronicles: Gabby Banzon MT-BC, Allyson Rogers MT-BC

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32. Eclectic Music Therapy: Chris Millett, MM, MT-BC

In this episode, Chris tells about how his practice has evolved and become more eclectic over time. He also shares about his own podcast project, Make More Music.

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Chris Millett, MM, MT-BC has been practicing as a board-certified music therapist since January 2014. He serves a variety of populations and trains budding music therapists as the Music Therapy Clinic Coordinator at the his alma mater, The University of Louisville. Chris also has a forthcoming podcast entitled Make More Music with the mission of connecting people to music and one another.  He holds advanced trainings in Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Music Therapy (NICU-MT) and has a wide variety of clinical experience including various pediatric and adult medical populations, adult and adolescent behavioral health, neurodevelopmental disabilities, early-childhood, and more. Chris received his Bachelors of Music (emphasis in music therapy) in 2013 from U of L, completed his internship at University of Kentucky HealthCare, served as a Fine Arts graduate teaching/clinical assistant at University of Kentucky, and received a Masters in Music Therapy at the University of Kentucky in 2015. Chris and his family recently returned to Louisville after serving as a music therapist in the greater Orlando area since 2015 at AdventHealth for Children (formerly
Florida Hospital for Children). He has presented at local, regional,
and national conferences on various music therapy topics, is published in the Journal of Music Therapy and other music therapy publications, and has self-published an e-book guide for clinical ukulele lessons. Chris enjoys being with his family, being involved with his church community, making music, and spending time with old & new friends.

Email Chis at makemoremusicpodcast@gmail.com

Check out Chris’s JMT publication, University of Louisville page, and Clinic Facebook page.

Ukulele Kids Club

Stuff You Should Know podcast

A Long December – Counting Crows

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31. Bottom Up Approach: Antoinette Morrison, MT-BC

In this episode, Antoinette tells about the bottom up approach and the importance of asking “why?” She also shares her advice for both MT students and professors.

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Antoinette Morrison MT-BC is the owner of Back Mountain Music Therapy in Dallas, Pennsylvania.  Trained in Creative Music Therapy, Antoinette specializes in working with children on the autism spectrum, those with developmental and speech delays, and
children and adults with emotional and behavioral difficulties, and traumatic history or brain injury.  In addition, she has some experience with adults with neurological difficulties also. Antoinette received her education from Mansfield University in 1989 and interned at the Newark Developmental Disability Service Office (DDSO) in Newark, New York.  Antoinette and her husband have three grown children of their own.  She has
worked in various school settings over her career with children of varying populations and additionally is the music therapy clinic supervisor at Marywood University. Antoinette is a Board Certified Music Therapist and a member of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).  Antoinette can be contacted through her
website: www.backmountainmusictherapy.com or Back Mountain Music Therapy on Facebook. She can also be reached through her e-mail: amorrison.mt@gmail.com or by phone:  (570) 574-1707.

Check Back Mountain Music Therapy out online

Connect with Antoinette at morrison@marywood.edu

IMCAP-MD clinical assessment

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