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{TUNE IN TO TEENS SPOTLIGHT} Ways to Break the Ice & Work on Group Cohesion With Teens

2020-07-19T19:53:18+00:00July 19th, 2020|

I vividly remember the first time I led a music therapy session with a group of teen clients. I remember thinking it would be easy to build group cohesion among 30 adolescents that didn't know each other, and that we'd be songwriting and rapping in no time. Well, that wasn't exactly the case. It took [...]

More Creative Ideas For Your Virtual Sessions With School-Age Kids & Teens

2020-07-09T17:05:00+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Today I'm dusting off some oldies but goodies from the blog. After four months of virtual music therapy sessions, even I needed to dig deep to find new ideas for my clients (many of whom have zero musical instruments or materials). If you're looking for musical experiences that would work well during teletherapy (or in-person!) [...]

Working From Home With Kiddos

2020-06-28T17:46:30+00:00June 27th, 2020|

Have you ever been on a call with a potential new client when your child yells from the bathroom "I'm ready for you to wipe me!!" Or, had to take your child to the ER in the middle of your new E-Course launch? Or, how about this - have you ever had to homeschool your [...]

Virtual Music Therapy With Teens To Promote Creativity & Self-Expression

2020-05-09T14:58:14+00:00May 9th, 2020|

Earlier this week, I walked out of my virtual music therapy sessions glowing. The sessions had been great, the group of teens I worked with were totally engaged in our experiences, and it almost felt like there was no "online" barrier. I felt the same connection I feel when we're "in-person" together. It was pretty [...]

Virtual Music Services for Children & Teens

2020-05-09T13:54:19+00:00May 9th, 2020|

Have you heard the word? We are now offering telehealth music services! Individual Music Therapy Group Music Therapy Adapted Music Lessons Developmental Music Classes We're happy to be able to provide these virtual services so our current clients can continue receiving services, and so we can meet new friends around the world to make music with [...]

Virtual Music Therapy With Teens To Promote Relaxation

2020-04-29T17:06:39+00:00April 29th, 2020|

Since our usual morning rush has lightened up significantly now that we’re staying home, I started incorporating a new practice into my girls’ routine. Each morning, they choose a mindful card from our Mindful Kids pack. It’s a pack of 50 cards with mindful activities for kindness, focus, and calm. The activities are short and simple, [...]

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