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Music therapists are LEADERS in healthcare, and we thank you for joining the movement. Often MTs write in asking how they can help advance our field, and we’ve got solid answers in our next Mindtorm Monday.

This Week’s Shout-Out

Lillieth Grand, MS, MT-BC | Mindstorm MondayBy giving back to the field, you can become a better therapist, reach new heights with your professional goals, and see possibilities you never knew before. (hint: networking!)

November 3, we are featuring Lillieth Grand, MS, MT-BC! Click here to join us LIVE for free.

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We are partnering up with West Music! Enter our social media contest, leading up to #AMTA14, for a chance to win one of two $50 gift certificates!

2 $50 gift certificates to West Music

Winners to be announced at #AMTA14, Saturday, November 8th at 1PM Eastern, in the exhibit hall between West Music + Music Therapy Ed booths. Winners do NOT have to be present at #AMTA14 to win.

Rules for contestants:

  1. Leave just ONE comment below stating your plans to enter the contest, and leave your social media profiles and handles so we know your posts belong to YOU! Also, by leaving a comment, we’ll have your email address to contact you in case you win.
  2. Use the hashtag and post to Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and/or Youtube a selfie of you and your favorite instrument or piece of equipment. Attach your image, and copy/paste this:

    #WestIsTheBest! If I win the $50, then I will spend it on ____________!

  3. Submit as many entries as you’d like! You are allowed an unlimited number of posts per day. Whoever posts the most inspiring and creative images will WIN! This is NOT a luck-of-the-draw sweepstakes. We use a rubric, and the eligible entries will be examined thoroughly by the Music Therapy Ed team, and approved by West Music. We will award 2 winners with $50 gift certificates to West Music. You must be 18+ years old to enter.
  4. If your profiles are protected or private, then your entries are not eligible. If you have questions, please send an email to

Here are some examples:

#WestIsTheBest! If I win the $50, then I’ll get some drums to accompany my guitar!

Kaleigh needs some drums!

#WestIsTheBest! If we win the $50, then we’ll spend it on REAL fruit shakers!




Music brought her out of the coma…

Greetings!! We are only 4 weeks away from #AMTA14 in Louisville, Kentucky. Are you coming? We’ve got another scavenger hunt this year with a stellar prize. =) Join us for our CMTE, and come see us at the Music Therapy Ed Booth in the Exhibit Hall. This Week’s Shout-Out This week’s shout out goes to […]

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How to answer “What Is Music Therapy?”

We have a fun little challenge for you… If you can give us a good answer, then we’ll send you a sweet prize in the mail AND feature you in a video! We will be taking submissions until Friday, October 31, 2014! Click here to see the submissions so far! Click here for inspiration on […]

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Do you want to create your dream job?

Hello, hello!! We are continuing to receive entries for our “What is Music Therapy?” challenge! We are honored to have you share what your personal definitions of our amazing field of work. Jump into the challenge here! Our next Mindstorm Monday is all about creating your DREAM JOB. This Week’s Shout-Out Amy Love, MT-BC is […]

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Learn How To Use RAP With Us LIVE!

Join us and learn how to use RAP with your clients on Monday, September 22nd. We’re offering a LIVE webinar for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home! Our new series is called Mindstorm Mondays, featuring successful music therapists with a variety of expertise. These smart and savvy MTs will share their brilliant […]

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Is Your Caseload Unmanageable?

Hey hey amazing music therapist! First, a moment of silence for our Robin Williams dedication: This Week’s Shout-Out We are shouting out Alie, a music therapist from Ohio. She has been feeling overwhelmed with the number of referrals she receives and doesn’t know what to do. Unmanageable caseload… sound familiar? We offer 4 actionable steps […]

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7 Things Successful Music Therapists Do Differently

In case you haven’t signed up for our free CMTE gift for you…. A few great music therapists like Ron Borczon, Barbara Reuer, Meredith Pizzi, and John Carpente can’t wait to share with you what makes a successful music therapist! Learn from them and more in our new Music Therapy Success Course, available to you […]

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3 Free CMTEs Just Released This Week

Greetings! We are so geeked about the newest course release at Music Therapy Ed! But there’s even better news — this new course is completely free to you. Yup, for you. For FREE. AND — we are also thrilled to be partnering on this course release with West Music! Please stay tuned to our future […]

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Time to CELEBRATE!!!

Greetings! We are feeling GREAT over at Music Therapy Ed recently — and here is why: Music Therapy Ed is celebrating its’ 2nd birthday on Thursday, July 17! In addition to offering 22 courses, serving over 300 VIPs and giving out over 1,600 CMTE certificates, we have provided a few free tools for you along […]

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