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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 [...]

{TUNE IN TO TEENS SPOTLIGHT} Be Flexible Rap & Other Social Skills Interventions

2020-02-12T16:20:34+00:00February 12th, 2020|

On Sundays I provide group music therapy services at Friendship Circle Miami. It's an amazing program, where neurotypical teens are paired with teens with autism and other special needs. Together, they participate in music therapy and recreational programs like sports, karate, cooking, art, and yoga. At the heart of the Friendship Circle program is the [...]

High Hopes For The New Year

2020-01-14T18:18:20+00:00January 14th, 2020|

Last week I wrote a post that generated a lot of supportive comments. The post was about the new year and how I don't have any new, concrete goals for my business. I decided to take the pressure off myself to achieve more in my business and instead focus on being present as a mother [...]

Halloween-Themed Attention & Perception Training Exercises

2019-10-17T12:43:37+00:00October 9th, 2019|

"Halloween-themed attention & perception training exercises." Kind of a mouthful, isn't it? That'a just a fancy way of saying that we're going to use Halloween songs to work on attention and perception skills (like listening and following directions). Here's an idea that can be used with clients of all ages: Play a spooky Halloween song [...]

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