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Valentine's music therapy

Hello music therapist! We wanted to shower you with LOVE before February arrived, so you’re prepared for your sessions.

Affirmations are statements made in the present tense that describe something positive about your self. When you use them in simple repetition over a simple rhythm, they become mantras in active meditation. It’s great for quieting your mind, enhancing your mood, and transforming your spirit.

What interventions are you going to use for Valentine’s Day?

Be well, feel good, and make MUSIC!
Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC
Founder, MusicTherapyEd.com

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Dena Register, PhD, MT-BCFeedback from Mindstorm Mondays:

This Mindstorm Monday been great! So encouraging. As a first year MT I question what I do and its so exciting to hear and learn I am on the right track :)
~ Lynnae, MT-BC ~

What an inspiring #MindstormMonday! It’s a great time to be a soon-to-be MT. Thanks, @MusicTherapyEd!
~ Natalie Butler, MT-BC ~

Introducing Dr. Dena Register, MT-BC

Dr. Dena Register is a board certified music therapist and an associate professor of music therapy at the University of Kansas.

Her primary research interests include professional growth of the field of music therapy, in the US and worldwide. In Spring 2009, she was awarded a Council for International Exchange of Scholars Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and conduct research at Mah-hee-don University, in Bangkok, Thailand.

Dr. Register has also served as the Regulatory Affairs Advisor for the Certification Board for Music Therapists since 2006, where she works with task forces in 43 different states across the country on obtaining professional recognition of MT-BC credential.

This rounds out our #MTAdvocacy Month contributions, and we couldn’t end with a stronger guest.

Interested in past webinars? Check out the full schedule here: http://www.musictherapyed.com/mindstorm-monday



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During the webinar, here were some helpful comments + resources:

4:24 – A re-cap of the legislative “season” of 2014

6:38 – Dr. Register shares information about the State Recognition Operational Plan, an effort by both CBMT and AMTA

8:00 – The #1 goal of State Recognition

10:45 – What can you do to be a good advocate as a student or a new professional?

14:08 – To see what is happening in each state, make sure to visit http://www.cbmt.org/advocacy/state-task-forces-map/

18:26 – What do you do when you feel discouraged or tire of the question ‘What is music therapy?’

25:48 – Does the Master’s level entry relate to the State Recognition Operational Plan?

30:38 – Dr. Register shares her dreams for the field of music therapy, as well as her studies abroad in London, Thailand, and Australia.

42:12 – How to speak to other healthcare professionals who have experienced past negative experience with music therapy

45:30 How is building a private music therapy practice like walking into a legislator’s office for the first time?

This year’s social media #mtadvocacy theme is re: VISION
V = Value
I = Imagine
S = Success
I = Invest
O = Opportunities
N = Now

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Be well, feel good, and make MUSIC!
Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC
Founder, MusicTherapyEd.com

P.P.S. Special Note: As the Founder of Music Therapy Ed, everything I do is grounded in my deep personal belief that music therapists are leaders in healthcare. That’s why I’m offering a free rate-setting calculator to help you make good business decisions as you grow your practice. Grab it here: http://bit.ly/1AfqaxI

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Judy Simpson, #MTAdvocacy CHAMPION

Feedback from Mindstorm Mondays: This Mindstorm Monday been great! So encouraging. As a first year MT I question what I do and its so exciting to hear and learn I am on the right track ~ Lynnae, MT-BC ~ What an inspiring #MindstormMonday! It’s a great time to be a soon-to-be MT. Thanks, @MusicTherapyEd! ~ […]

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May the magic of the season fill your days all year long!

Happy holidays and merry Christmas to music therapists around the world! As a leader in healthcare you know the importance of creating and reviewing meaningful moments in the lives of your clients. We want to THANK YOU for creating meaningful moments with US throughout 2014. It has been a memorable year filled with fun contests, […]

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How to connect with Spanish-speaking clients: Our NEWEST course released today!

Many of our clients have a difficult time during the holidays. Thanks to your important work, clients’ holidays might be a little brighter this season. To support your great work, we are thrilled to release our NEW COURSE today. If you’ve ever wanted to connect with your Spanish-speaking clients in a deeper way, then make […]

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Join us for Grantwriting 101 for Music Therapists —

Have you ever wanted to apply for grants to fund music therapy services, but have no idea where to start? We have another informative Mindstorm Monday for you. Kymla Eubanks, MM, MT-BC is the CEO and Founder of Higher Octave Healing, a non-profit organization in Tempe, Arizona. Kymla has vast experience in writing and being […]

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Spice Up Your Holiday Interventions

Today, we give thanks for your presence in the world, as a leader in healthcare. Have a wonderful, warm, cozy Thanksgiving this Thursday! Given that the holidays are right around the corner, we thought it would be perfect timing to introduce you to Jaycie Voorhees, MM, MT-BC, author of Theme-Based Interventions for the Music Therapist. […]

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Music Therapy with Older Adults –

Happy Veterans Day! We are truly THANKFUL for those who serve selflessly in our armed forces all around the world – both older adults and young. We are still basking in the glow and excitement of #AMTA14! Thank you for saying HI at the booth, and congrats to Jerwin, Carly, Gretchen, Sarah, Denise, and Kelli […]

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#AMTA14 Scavenger Hunt!

Click here to download a copy of the official scavenger hunt items so you can access them offline =) Sign-Up Here: The Playbook: Follow @MusicTherapyEd on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram for special updates & clues during the contest!! ALL posts MUST contain “#MTEdHunt” in order to count and be within the time constraints of the […]

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We’re giving away $100 from West Music!

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! Prize: 2 $50 gift certificates to West Music Deadline: Winners to be announced at #AMTA14, Saturday, November 8th at 1PM Eastern, in the exhibit hall between West Music […]

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