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 [...]

6. Advocacy and Reimbursement: Judy Simpson, MT-BC (part 2)

In this episode, Judy and Tricia do a brief role play of a possible advocacy situation with a legislator. Judy shares her top tips for both advocacy and for reimbursement. Judy Simpson, AMTA Director of Government Relations, represents the music therapy profession with legislators, agencies, and coalitions on the state and federal level. For the last [...]

5. Music Therapy Advocacy: Judy Simpson, MT-BC (part 1)

In this episode, Judy and Tricia discuss Judy's experiences as a clinician and as an AMTA administrator. Judy also shares about finding therapists for her own daughter and what she looked for in a therapist as a parent. Judy Simpson, AMTA Director of Government Relations, represents the music therapy profession with legislators, agencies, and coalitions [...]

4. Functional Percussion: Demeko Freeman, MMT, MT-BC (part 2)

In this episode, Demeko and Tricia talk about the history of the percussion instruments we use clinically and the importance of being culturally informed to responsibly lead our sessions. If you or someone you know is interested in being on the podcast, please send a message to feedback@musictherapychronicles.com ! Babatunde Olatunji Drums of Passion Tito [...]

3. Facing Our Fears: Demeko Freeman, MMT, MT-BC (part 1)

In this episode, Demeko and Tricia talk about stepping outside of our comfort zones and how to challenge our own resistance in our personal lives. Demeko shares his personal stories and how he found his way to Music Therapy. Demeko Freeman MMT, entered the field of music therapy with a backpack, a tent, and a [...]

2. The Impossible Machine: Rachel Rambach, MM, MT-BC

In this episode, Rachel and Tricia discuss Rachel's journey as a Music Therapist, how she has grown her online business, and how she continues to give back to the Music Therapy community. Rachel Rambach, MM, MT-BC is a board-certified music therapist in Springfield, Illinois. She is the founder and co-owner of Music Therapy Connections, a [...]

1. Private Practice vs. Employment: Sarah Jane Mason, MT-BC

In this episode, Sarah Jane and Tricia discuss Sarah Jane's journey starting and restarting her private practice in several states and why she now prefers working for a non-profit company. Sarah Jane shares her insights and advice for Music Therapists in either setting and how to choose what works best for you. Sarah Jane is [...]