early beginnings academy

It’s All About the U…and a Few Life Changes

It's all about the 'U'! I am a 'Cane at heart and I have some exciting news to share....I have officially accepted the position of Interim Music Therapy Professor at University of Miami! Yay! U.M. is my alma mater for both my bachelor's and master's degree, so I feel very home there. In fact, I kind [...]

It’s All About the U…and a Few Life Changes2013-05-29T11:28:18+00:00

Presenting….UCP Star Singers!!

Happy Saturday Song Share! Next week at this time I will be in sessions at the National Music Therapy Conference, diligently taking notes, and I could not be more excited. So today I wanted to share an extra special video with you. Last week we took a group of children to sing at the annual fundraising [...]

Presenting….UCP Star Singers!!2012-10-06T17:46:18+00:00

Security versus Flexibility as a Music Therapist

It occurred to me yesterday, as I was thinking about a topic for my Wednesday blog post, that I have a pretty interesteting perspective on working as a music therapist. I am both a full-time/salaried music therapist AND I am a music therapist in private practice. Both have their pros and cons, as all jobs do, [...]

Security versus Flexibility as a Music Therapist2012-09-26T14:34:28+00:00

Graduation Day!

Hellooo!! Today is one of my favorite days at UCP - Graduation Day! Everyone is buzzing with excitment. It is a day for real celebration as we look back on the children's accomplishments and how much they have grown. Last month I shared a video of our Graduation Song from last year, "It's Always More [...]

Graduation Day!2012-06-08T21:20:45+00:00

Happy Anniversary: Me + UCP!

Today I 'm taking a break from my series on Private Practice Tips, Tools, and Essentials, to wish a happy SIX year anniversary to me and UCP (United Cerebral Palsy)! It was six years ago today that I walked into UCP, fresh out of internship, newly board-certified, and ready to take on this new dream [...]

Happy Anniversary: Me + UCP!2012-05-21T13:46:59+00:00

A Day in the Life of a Music Therapist at UCP

I love my job. I'll just say it. I have been employed full-time as a music therapist at UCP's Early Beginnings Academy since 2006. I remember when I first started the job thinking "This feeling will pass. It will become mundane." But it never did. I still wake up in the morning and am excited [...]

A Day in the Life of a Music Therapist at UCP2012-03-27T12:57:16+00:00