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!

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Antonio “Tony” Milland Santiago is a board-certified music therapist, Vice President-Elect of the Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association, and active member of the Latin American Music Therapy Network. A native to the island of Puerto Rico, Tony holds a Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Performance with a minor in Education from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico and completed his equivalency in music therapy at Florida State University. Tony completed his professional internship at Florida Hospital Orlando (now AdventHealth) and was hired there upon completion to work with the adult populations in inpatient rehab, psychiatry, oncology, bone marrow transplant, medical/surgical, and others, and became a NICU certification trainer for the National Institute for Infant & Medical Music Therapy. After, Tony worked as a music therapist and bereavement counselor for Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care in Dania Beach, FL. In 2016, he helped re-launch the music therapy program at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Currently, he works with the Center for Performing Arts Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital where he is helping build and develop the music therapy service line at the Center for Cell & Gene Therapy inpatient bone marrow transplant unit and infusion center.

Find Spanish for Creative Clinicians on Facebook, Instagram, or email Tony at and call him at (979) 557-2363.

Latin American Music Therapy Network on Facebook.

Music in Spanish: Resources for Music Therapists.

Kaplan and Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry.

Des’ree – You Gotta Be

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