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. “My name is John Moon. I am the Director of Memory Care and Music Therapist at an assisted living in Greensboro, […]

27. Making Connections: Gabby Banzon, MT-BC

In this episode Gabby and Tricia talk about Gabby’s many creative projects, balancing it all, and connecting with others through them. “Chicago born, Atlanta grown, and Dallas pruned, I’ve been involved with music since childhood. While I wasn’t a big fan of being forced to take piano lessons, I loved making music with others. Eager to be included, […]

26. Creative Arts Therapies and the LGBTQ Community: Brian T. Harris, PhD, MT-BC, LCAT

In this episode, Brian and Tricia discuss trauma informed therapy, personal disclosure, and LGBTQ topics. Brian also tells about the newly released book Creative Arts Therapies and the LGBTQ Community. Brian T Harris, PhD, MT-BC, LCAT is a music psychotherapist in private practice in NYC. He holds a PhD in Expressive Therapies and is a […]

17. Self Care: Ami Kunimura, MA, MT-BC (part 2)

In this episode, Ami and Tricia discuss self care techniques and resources. Ami Kunimura, MA, MT-BC is the founder of The Self-Care Institute and is a board-certified music therapist. Ami provides therapeutic support for professionals around the world who are experiencing burnout, and has presented on self-care and burnout at international events and conferences. Ami has been a board-certified […]

12. Being Married to Your Purpose: Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC

In this episode, Kat and Tricia discuss Kat’s vision and process for creating Music Therapy Ed. Kat shares personal stories from her journey and encouragement for other’s seeking to create something new. Kat Fulton is a passionate speaker and advocate for music therapy. She’s been quoted in major media outlets such as the Wall Street […]

11. “My last name changed. Here’s why.”: Rachelle Morgan, MA, MT-BC

In this episode, Rachelle shares the story of leaving her abusive marriage. This episode is intended to be supportive and informative to those who resonate with this topic. Rachelle also shares clinical insight regarding how this experience has impacted her professional practice. Anyone in need of support or further conversation around the topics discussed in […]

10. From High School Student to New Professional: Kelsey Tucker, MT-BC, CDP

In this episode, Kelsey and Tricia talk about Kelsey’s recent transitions from High School, to College, to Internship, to new professional. Kelsey opens up about moving away from home, making friends, and searching for the right professional position. This is a great episode for any current students, but also touches on important things to keep […]

9. The 4 Pillars of Success and Empowerment: Ryan Judd, MA, MT-BC

In this episode, Ryan and Tricia discuss Ryan’s entrepreneurial journey and his 4 Pillars of Success and Empowerment. Ryan has a master’s degree in psychology and music therapy from one of the top contemplative education schools in the country. He is a board-certified music therapist, director of The Rhythm Tree, LLC and has been specializing […]

8. Learning Literacy through Music: Kathy Schumacher, MT-BC, WMTR

In this episode, Kathy and Tricia talk about some things to keep in mind when billing for MT services, as well as Kathy’s experiences using music to help teach literacy. Kathy Schumacher is a board certified music therapist, a mom to three children, and a lifelong learner with a pile to read in every room. […]

7. Rhythmic Motor Movements and the Brain: Cacia King, MT-BC

In this episode, Cacia and Tricia discuss Cacia’s research about the effects of rhythmic motor movements on cognition. *Spoiler Alert* They have a positive impact! Cacia King is a board certified music therapist who practices in NH. She loves working with children with special needs and has a passion for music therapy research. Cacia hopes […]