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Dungeons & Dragons & Music Therapy Advocacy

Did you know that March is Music Therapy Awareness Month?Cool stuff!Did you know that the idea of “advocating for my profession” makes me super duper uncomfortable? Well, it does. And here we are. March. Music Therapy Awareness Month.Guess I should, like, advocate?I mean, okay, I know it’s important!There’s a lot of misinformation about Music Therapy [...]

Tempo Time Warp: Why Does Music Sound Slower with Exercise?

(a) Heart pounding, (b) out of breath, (c) muscles tired, (d) altered perception of time. One of these experiences is NOT what I would typically associate with exercise… until recently, that is. Any guesses which?I’d just finished an evening run, and was driving back home from the trail with some of my favorite music playing. [...]

It Takes Two: Benefits of Interdisciplinary Co-Treatment

*In accordance with HIPAA, and out of respect for our client’s privacy, the initial A. will be used as an alias throughout this blog post.* *Photo used with parent’s permission* In the world of Private Practice, it’s not uncommon to spend the majority of a given week - professionally - alone. Of course, I am [...]

Déjà Vu! Repetition in Music Therapy

*In accordance with HIPAA, and out of respect for our client’s privacy, the name “Kara” will be used as an alias throughout this blog post. Photo used with permission from “Kara’s” mother.* Being a Music Therapist requires a good amount of creativity. That includes the creativity inherent in all musical endeavors, certainly. But in therapy, [...]

2018-02-13T15:09:43+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Blog, For the Music Therapist, Music Therapy|

Adapted Lessons vs. Music Therapy: What’s the Difference?

As a Music Therapist, I (along with many others, I’m sure) often hear the following question: “So, what do you do? Do you teach music to your clients?” And while Music Therapy most often looks different than what would be called a “music lesson”, there are certainly situations in which the teaching of a new [...]

Hiring FULL-Time MT-BC!

OPEN: FULL-TIME MUSIC THERAPY POSITION Company Information: Metro Music Therapy, LLC | Serving Atlanta, GA www.metromusictherapyga.com Start Date: IMMEDIATE Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week Position Description: MMT team member will provide individual and group music therapy services and community support services to clients of all ages located throughout the Metro Atlanta area Populations Served in [...]

2017-05-09T14:37:37+00:00 April 24th, 2017|For the Music Therapist|

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 [...]