Summer Session Ideas for Middle Schoolers and Teens

2021-07-28T15:29:14+00:00July 28th, 2021|

We are more than halfway through summer, which feels unbelievable. Weren't we just celebrating the last day of school?! Recently, I've been enjoying Hawaiian/summer/beach-themed sessions with my middle school students and teen clients. I always enjoy a good theme, and this one in particular makes me feel relaxed and happy. Maybe it's the colorful lei [...]

Instantly Up The Cool Factor On Your Musical Experiences For Teens – Part 2

2021-05-26T21:35:02+00:00May 26th, 2021|

Making music therapy sessions and classes "cool" for our tween and teen clients can be tricky. In my last blog post, I shared one of my favorite ways to instantly up the cool factor on our musical experiences for teens. It's a simple technique, but can make a huge difference in whether your clients say [...]

Pop Song Rhythms FREEBIE

2021-03-16T17:17:48+00:00March 16th, 2021|

Have you ever worked with a group where the individuals had a wide range of ages? Or, where you weren't sure which individuals would show up on any given day? I know in these situations we want to use musical experiences that are flexible and appropriate for that wide age range, but those can be [...]

Music Therapists & Educators Are Elevating Their Clinical Practice With This –

2021-01-08T20:11:47+00:00January 8th, 2021|

Many of the music therapists and educators who enrolled in the Tune In To Teens E-Course and The Attention & Perception E-Course have expressed their need for more resources and support for their work with school-age and teen clients. With that in mind, I created some Add-On Packages that go hand-in-hand with both E-Courses. These [...]

Music Therapists & Educators Are Elevating Their Clinical Practice With This –

2021-01-08T20:06:17+00:00December 7th, 2020|

We're coming up on nine months being in pandemic/quarantine/virtual services mode and I don't know about you, but I've really had to stretch my creativity these past few months. If you're like me, you've completely revamped your clinical practice. You now need ideas that will engage your clients across a plexiglass shield. Or you need [...]

Back To School Song: “This School Year Will Look a Little Different”

2020-08-17T18:28:16+00:00August 17th, 2020|

Regardless of whether your clients are doing homeschooling, distance learning, or in-person learning, we can all agree that this school year is going to look different than what we're used to. While sitting outside in the backyard watching my girls play and thinking about this, a song about this topic just came to me. [...]

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