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. Check Nicole out on Facebook or by email (npolara3@gmail.com) Nicole’s music on iTunes and Spotify!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]