53. Authentic Human-ness: Tony Beuchel, MT-BC

In this episode, Tony and Tricia discuss podcasting, therapeutic approaches, and having authentic human interactions with our clients. Tony is a music therapist working in developmental health in Fort Wayne Indiana. He specializes in children with autism, children who’ve experienced complex trauma, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. He is also certified at the basic […]

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 […]

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, […]

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

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

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. 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 […]

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 […]

10. From High School Student to New Professional: Kelsey Tucker, MT-BC, CDP

In this episode, Kelsey and Tricia talk about Kelsey’s recent transitions from High School, to College, to Internship, to new professional. Kelsey opens up about moving away from home, making friends, and searching for the right professional position. This is a great episode for any current students, but also touches on important things to keep […]