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Metro Music Therapy is on the hunt for our next AWESOME team member! You would be a perfect fit for this job, and this job for you, if: Live or want to live in the Metro Atlanta area soon! You are an MT-BC and an LPMT (Georgia) You have a flexible schedule and love playing [...]

2020-03-25T14:43:03+00:00February 28th, 2020|For the Music Therapist|

Music Therapy Advocacy!

Happy Music Therapy Advocacy Month! As a music therapy intern who just completed my internship at Metro Music Therapy, I have had the opportunity to experience the multitude of ways that music therapy can positively transform patients’ lives. Academic classes in college certainly hammered in AMTA’s definition of music therapy such that I could recite [...]

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+00:00February 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 [...]