Yearly Archives: 2015

/2015

Music Therapy and iPods

A few weeks ago, Sam and I had the honor of traveling to St. Simons Island to attend the Georgia Health Care Association’s Annual Social Worker’s Meeting. We were invited to this conference to view the film, Alive Inside, with the conference attendees, and we presented immediately after about the benefits of music therapy for patients [...]

Where will MMT be this Fall?

Check out what we are up to this Fall - join us when and where you can! {If you need more information about any of the events below, just email us!} SEPTEMBER 2015: 09/19/15 - "Creative Songwriting for the Pediatric Client" CMTE Course @ Mugs on Milton 09/25/15 - Falls Prevention Awareness Day @ The Shepherd [...]

2016-12-03T04:33:12+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Pre-Approved vs. Self-Directed CMTE Credits

The Metro Music Therapy Academy exists to help music therapists earn affordable, relevant, live & in-person continuing education credits. We also want to make earning your CMTE credits as easy as possible. One way we are doing this is by creating this document just for music therapists that outlines the difference between PRE-APPROVED CMTE courses and SELF-DIRECTED CMTE [...]

2016-12-03T04:33:12+00:00 September 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Thank you, Dr. Sacks

Written by Kally Ramminger, LPMT, MT-BC I’ve watched the music therapy community mourn the death of Dr. Oliver Sacks over the past week. His legacy will live on forever, as he has helped so many people throughout the years understand the power that music has on one’s brain. Equally important, he also taught us the importance [...]

Music Therapy: Cost Savings

Can music therapy help your program save money? In short, YES. Music Therapy is a very cost-effective healthcare treatment. While more studies need to be done, here are our top four favorite studies that show how cost-effective music therapy is as a treatment: Walworth, D.D. (2005). Procedural-support music therapy in the healthcare setting: a cost effectiveness [...]

2016-12-03T04:33:12+00:00 July 12th, 2015|Music Therapy, Uncategorized|

Freedom Isn’t Free – #MemorialDay

"Freedom isn't free." We hear it so often, especially during the time surrounding patriotic holidays. But these words have been ringing loudly in my ear this weekend as I spend time with my family; drinking coffee in my pjs, watching movies, playing with legos, watching my children run through the sprinkler in their friends' yard. My family is whole [...]

2016-12-03T04:33:12+00:00 May 24th, 2015|Holidays|

#SERAMTA2015

  Sam, Mallory, and Sarah traveled to Columbia, South Carolina in March to attend and present at the annual conference of the Southeast Region of the American Music Therapy Association (SER-AMTA). Sam taught a 3 hour CMTE course on Gear and Technology and how to integrate the "here and now" into your music therapy practice. [...]

2016-12-03T04:33:12+00:00 May 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|