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. 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, […]

30. Young Entrepreneurship: Lindsay Ward, BMT, MTA, MT-BC

In this episode Lindsay and Tricia discuss young entrepreneurship. Lindsay shares her interview tips, self care encouragement, and prop/intervention ideas. Lindsay Ward, BMT, MTA, MT-BC is a music therapist and owner of Between The Mountains Music Therapy in Nova Scotia, Canada. She currently works as a contractor providing music therapy to individuals and organizations throughout […]

29. Music Therapy in Montana: Brooke Wagner, MT-BC

In this episode, Brooke and Tricia discuss cultural differences across the US and how working as a Music Therapist in Montana is unique. Brooke tells the story of how she serendipitously fell into her current hospital MT job, and also shares about some impactful experiences since being there. Brooke Wagner is a southern girl at […]

28. Growing Through Internship: Nicole Birmaher, Music Therapy Intern

In this episode, Nicole shares about her internship experience thus far. She shares her reflective thoughts and goals for the future. Her uplifting outlook is insightful and encouraging. Nicole Birmaher is currently a Music Therapy Intern at Robert & Ann H. Lurie Children’s Hospital is Chicago. She completed her Music Therapy coursework at the University of […]

25. Trailblazing: Jennifer Buchanan, MBA, MTA

In this episode, Jennifer shares her personal experiences and the resources she’s created to help other Music Therapists through difficult career periods. Jager and Kokemor Photography Jennifer Buchanan, MBA, MTA is a keynote speaker and health entrepreneur in the truest sense of the word. Since she became a certified music therapist almost three decades ago, the music […]

24. Impactful Experiences: Christina Ouimet, MT-BC

In this episode, Christina tells about her professional journey and the lessons she’s learned along the way. This is Music Therapy Chronicles’s first in-person interview! “I have always loved to sing…and when I learned to play the guitar 50 years ago (!), it was a beautiful union!  Since 1993, I have worked as a music […]

23. Attention is the Bedrock of All Cognition: Kathleen M. Howland, Ph.D., SLP (part 2)

In this episode, Kathleen and Tricia discuss interventions and resources to help MT’s grow as professionals and as individuals. See the show notes for resources mentioned. Kathleen M. Howland is a board certified music therapist (MT-BC) and licensed speech language pathologis (CCC-SLP)t. For the past 35+  years, she has worked with a variety of clinical […]

22. Bridging Music and Science: Kathleen Howland, Ph.D., SLP (part 1)

In this episode, Kathleen shares some of her research and scholarly knowledge, and the impact of this research on the MT profession. See the show notes for many of the resources mentioned. Kathleen M. Howland is a board certified music therapist (MT-BC) and licensed speech language pathologis (CCC-SLP)t. For the past 35+  years, she has […]

20. Play Therapy: Kate Shannon, MS, MT-BC

In this episode, Kate and Tricia discuss integrating play therapy into Music Therapy sessions and using play in our own self care. Kate also tells about her podcast and platform: Creative Therapy Umbrella. Kate is a board-certified music therapist working in the Denver, CO area. She is currently finishing up the requirements to become a […]