Why Attending Conference is Critical


Two weeks ago I flew from the palm tree-lined streets of Miami to frigid, snowy Minneapolis for the National Music Therapy Conference. Although the temperature change was a bit of a shock, even for me who grew up in Pennsylvania (and has lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Jersey), I am so glad I went. [...]

Why Attending Conference is Critical2019-12-04T14:21:46+00:00

Have You Dusted Off Your Conference Notes?


If you're anything like me, you get SUPER EXCITED about conference. There's the preparation and planning out of your session schedule. There's travel to a new destination (even if it is only to see the inside of the hotel!) And there's the reconnecting with music therapy friends and colleagues that you haven't seen in years. [...]

Have You Dusted Off Your Conference Notes?2019-02-26T20:27:42+00:00

The Conference Glow


It's been about two weeks since the National Conference took place in Dallas and I have to say, I think I still have the "conference glow." (Quite the opposite of conference hangover, right?!) This year's conference was amazing. I'm fairly certain I say that every year (in fact last year I called it Ahhhh-mazing), but [...]

The Conference Glow2019-02-26T19:59:28+00:00

How To Stay Cool At Conference


Music therapists - do you ever hear colleagues talk about "conference hangover?" It always makes me feel a little sad when I hear this term because I know the point of conference is for us to feel energized and not drained. That got me thinking about how we can have a really great conference experience, [...]

How To Stay Cool At Conference2018-11-12T16:09:27+00:00