38. An Adventurous MT Life: Alpha Woodward, MTA, MMT, FAMI, PhD (part 1)

In this episode, Alpha tells how a career in Music Therapy has turned her life into an adventure and how her humanitarian experiences lead to her own personal growth and clinical research. Dr. Alpha Woodward is certified music therapist with 15 years of clinical music therapy service in government and non governmental organizations.  From 2004-2007 Dr. […]

34. Balancing Family and Business: Elizabeth A. Ferguson, MT-BC

In this episode, Elizabeth shares her experiences and advice for growing a business, navigating MT independent contractors, starting a family, and finding balance through it all. Elizabeth has been working as a board certified music therapist since 2020 and teaching piano lessons since 2001 through out NH. Helping her clients to grow with music has […]

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, […]

32. Eclectic Music Therapy: Chris Millett, MM, MT-BC

In this episode, Chris tells about how his practice has evolved and become more eclectic over time. He also shares about his own podcast project, Make More Music. Chris Millett, MM, MT-BC has been practicing as a board-certified music therapist since January 2014. He serves a variety of populations and trains budding music therapists as […]

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 […]

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 […]