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Welcome, welcome, welcome!

Hello again, all. I’m writing to you almost two years after the last post was published. I (probably) won’t take two years between posts from here on out. I’m hoping to post every Thursday. I’m sharing an article with you … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Music Therapy podcast

Hello again. The next episode of the Thoughts on Music Therapy podcast is up for you to hear. We interview a family member of a patient receiving music therapy in hospice care. Feel free to listen and leave your comments on the … Continue reading

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New project

I am really excited to announce that my colleague and friend Tim Oesau, MT-BC and I have launched our own podcast! The podcast is “Thoughts on Music Therapy,” and our hope is to speak about music therapy in the news … Continue reading

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My thoughts on organization

I remember when I wrote something to the effect of, “I’ll post my thoughts on organization on January 26,” which would have been this past Monday. What a funny joke! I meant “[the week of] January 26.” What does it … Continue reading

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Guest post: Janice Lindstrom

This week’s post comes to you from Janice Lindstrom, MA, MT-BC. What does it mean to you to organize? Is it a wholly physical experience? How do you do it? Is it always a process, or do you ever feel … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new year

I don’t make resolutions to speak of, so I don’t have anything specific to focus on for the next 12 months. I’m going to break down my professional-life goals into monthly attempts at achievement. My achievement attempt for January is, … Continue reading

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Year end

This year has been quite dynamic. I’m still interested in collaborating with other creative arts therapists in writing projects. Next year, a colleague of mine and I are launching a really neat, fun, hopefully interesting and educational project that will … Continue reading

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Monday matters: My conference experience

Today I am going to link you to the guest post I wrote about my national conference experience. My post is here on Janice Lindstrom, MA, MT-BC’s site, Heartbeat Music Therapy. Did you go to conference this year?

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Monday matters: A saw, a theremin, and a peer group

A few Minneapolis-area music therapists met again tonight for our peer support group meeting. I was thrilled by the get-together for numerous reasons, two of which being the musical saw and the theremin. We make it a point to play … Continue reading

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Monday matters: Losing clients

I have been a recipient of clinical supervision for about two years now. Because I do not work with other music therapists, and because I was starting to burn out working the way I was working, I found a clinical … Continue reading

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