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.

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Kate is a board-certified music therapist working in the Denver, CO area. She is currently finishing up the requirements to become a Licensed Professional Counselor and is excited to become a dual-certified clinician to better support her clients needs. She is also passionate about integrative approaches  within therapy, especially with play and music therapy. Kate is the host of “Creative Therapy Umbrella: The Podcast” and loves to hike, read, knit, create, play with her dog and cat, and laugh with her husband.

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Otzi the Iceman

Siberian Ice Maiden

Spectrum Creative Arts

Music Therapy Hospice and Palliative Care group on Facebook

“But I want to talk to you.” article

Ami’s self care course

Lessons From the Playroom podcast from Synergetic Play Therapy

Tara Brach‘s podcast

When the Gnomes Go Underground

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19. Business Success Among Prevalent Music Therapy Practices: Megan Resig, MS, MT-BC

In this episode, Megan and Tricia discuss how Spectrum Creative Arts was created and is continuing to grow in a city with many other Music Therapy practices.

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Megan Resig, MS, MT-BC has been a board-certified music therapist since 2010 and currently serves as one of the co-founders and directors of Spectrum Creative Arts, a Rochester-based community arts center that opened in 2013 and specializes in creative arts programming for all ages and abilities. Over the past four years, Megan has also worked closely with the music department at Roberts Wesleyan College, working as a consultant in developing a new undergraduate music therapy program. She joined the music faculty this fall.

Check Spectrum out online, on Instagram, and on Facebook. They’re hiring!

Spectrum resources!

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18. #PatientForBen: Allyson Rogers, MT-BC

In this episode, Allyson tells about the ‘many hats’ she wears as a clinician, creating her own music, and co-hosing a podcast. Check out Episode 20 of Clinical BOPulations to learn about #PatientForBen.

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Allyson Rogers, MT-BC, is a Board-Certified Music Therapist with a passion for helping others through music making. She graduated summa cum laude from Texas Woman’s University in August 2017 where she received a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Music Therapy and LPC at Temple University. 

Allyson is currently the music therapist at My Possibilities, an educational and vocational program, where she works with adults with IDD. She is also the founder of Music & Miracles, LLC where she provides music therapy services to individuals, couples, and families navigating relationship changes, life changes, fertility challenges, pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and loss. When she is not working, Allyson enjoys performing her original songs in venues around the Dallas area, co-hosting on the podcast “Clinical BOPulations,” and spending time with her family, friends, and fur babies.  

Check Allyson out on Instagram, Facebook, and her music on RerverbNation!

Allyson’s practice Music and Miracles (Instagram)

Check out the Clinical BOPulations podcast: Kamica King, MT-BC

My Possibilities in Plano, Texas

Sound Birthing

Kate Taylor, MA, MT-BC

Gala Darling on Instagram and Youtube: Radical Self Love

Almost 30 podcast in iTunes

Creative Business Breakdown on iTunes

Let it Be – The Beatles

Somato Respiratory Integration

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

In this episode, Ami and Tricia discuss self care techniques and resources.

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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 music therapist since 2006, and runs a private practice in Los Angeles specializing in mental health, trauma, and addictions treatment. Ami also teaches as a lecturer at UCLA and is an adjunct graduate faculty member at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Ami is the author of Resilience Over Burnout: A Self-Care Guide for Music Therapists, and the creator and facilitator of Resilience Over Burnout: A Self-Care Program, a 31 CMTE credit online program that guides professionals out of burnout and stress cycles through research-based self-care practices.

Ami’s websites: Harmony Resource and Self Care Institute

Ami on Facebook and Instagram

Check out Self Care Community on Facebook, Self Care Institute on Facebook, The Harmony Resource on Facebook

Resilience Over Burnout: Course, Book

The Harmony Handbook

Foo Fighters – Times Like These

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16. A Journey Through Burnout: Ami Kunimura, MA, MT-BC (part 1)

In this episode, Ami shares her personal journey through burnout and how it inspired her to create resources and support systems for other professionals.

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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 music therapist since 2006, and runs a private practice in Los Angeles specializing in mental health, trauma, and addictions treatment. Ami also teaches as a lecturer at UCLA and is an adjunct graduate faculty member at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Ami is the author of Resilience Over Burnout: A Self-Care Guide for Music Therapists, and the creator and facilitator of Resilience Over Burnout: A Self-Care Program, a 31 CMTE credit online program that guides professionals out of burnout and stress cycles through research-based self-care practices.

Ami’s websites: Harmony Resource and Self Care Institute

Ami on Facebook and Instagram

Check out Self Care Community on Facebook, Self Care Institute on Facebook, The Harmony Resource on Facebook

Resilience Over Burnout: Course, Book

The Harmony Handbook

Foo Fighters – Times Like These

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15. Balancing RBT and MT: Stephanie Harris, MA, MT-BC, RBT and Janet Herington, MT-BC, RBT

In this episode, Stephanie and Janet talk about balancing their MT and RBT trainings. We discuss balancing the two practices, how they overlap, controversial aspects of combining them, and intervention ideas.

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Stephanie Harris, MA, MT-BC, RBT received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from Ohio University and her Master’s degree in Music Therapy from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Stephanie joined BSI in 2004 and is a Board Certified Music Therapist. As BSI’s Director of Music Therapy, she oversees all aspects of the music therapy program. Stephanie has completed training in Neurologic Music Therapy and has worked with geriatric populations, with a focus on issues associated with dementia. She is also certified as a Registered Behavior Technician. Stephanie is a member of the American Music Therapy Association and served as the treasurer for the Great Lakes Region. Stephanie also serves as an adjunct instructor of music therapy at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. sharris@behaviorspecialists.net

Janet Herington, MT-BC, RBT obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy with a minor in Psychology from Marywood University. During her internship at Banner University Medical Center Phoenix Janet worked with adults in various units including Antepartum, Med/Surg, Oncology, ICU, acute inpatient psych, and the rehabilitation unit as well as at an outpatient facility to support patients with Parkinson’s disease. Janet joined the BSI team in January of 2018 as a Board-Certified Music Therapist, and became an RBT that spring. herington.janet@gmail.com

Behavior Specialists of Indiana: they’re hiring! (Facebook page)

Learning Resources: “for materials to enhance sessions… these materials are especially useful for grabbing quickly during assessment before having a chance to truly individualize session materials, and also to use to determine motivating/reinforcing preferences.” -Stephanie

Behavior Analysis Certification Board

Neurodiversity for Music Therapists Facebook group

Child Life

Hannah’s Hope

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14. Music Therapy Fellowship: Nicole Polara, MT-BC

In this episode, Nicole tells about the opportunities fellowship offers and about her own experiences as a Music Therapy fellow at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

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Check Nicole out on Facebook or by email (npolara3@gmail.com)

Nicole’s music on iTunes and Spotify!

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13. Incorporating Visuals and Props: Marie Miller, MT-BC

In this episode, Marie talks about how she designs and incorporates visuals/props into her sessions. She also shares her unique insights about what to keep in mind when designing and facilitating a session for kids with ASD.

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Marie Miller is a neurologic music therapist specializing in work with children with speech, communication and motor challenges.  She owns and operates Rhythm and Strings Music Therapy in Southern Maine and is passionate about creating a rich, multi-sensory program to enhance growth and learning. 

Marie’s website, Facebook, instagram, YouTube!

ShutterStock

Matilda the Gorilla by Mary Rice Hopkins

Something in My Shoe by Raffi

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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.

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Kat Fulton is a passionate speaker and advocate for music therapy. She’s been quoted in major media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, HuffPo, and Epoch Times. She’s the founder of the premier site for music therapy continuing education MusicTherapyEd.com.

Music Therapy Ed. on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram.

Strengths Finder

Rachel Rambach, MM, MTBC (check out Rachel’s episode!)

Kimberly Sena Moore, MT-BC

The Drumify™ Dances for Older Adults DVD

I am Light – India Arie

Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, MA

Deforia Lane, PhD, MT-BC

info@musictherapyed.com goes to Brandy

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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 this episode is welcome to contact Rachelle via the links below or use the Music Therapy Chronicles Facebook group.

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Rachelle Morgan, MA, MT-BC is the founder of Soundscaping Source, where her mission is to bring meaningful music experiences to older adults and their caregivers, all the way to the end of life. Rachelle has been in clinical practice as a music therapist since 2004, and she maintains a private practice in Kansas City, where her team serves older adults in senior living and hospice. Rachelle is on the faculty of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and is in demand as a speaker, consultant, and staff trainer on topics related to music and eldercare. She is passionate about empowering music therapists in their work with older adults and as business owners. Check out SoundscapingSource.com to learn how to get Rachelle’s help as a mentor, and find a ton of great resources on music with older adults.

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