MT in 3: Jamie George, MM, MT-BC

by MTRT on October 21, 2014

A moment with Music Therapy Business Owner, Jamie George

jamiegeorgeJamie is a music therapist in the Atlanta Georgia area. She is the founder of The George Center of Music Therapy, Inc, and has a staff of 7 music therapists. She is a member of the American Music Therapy Association, and serves as Reimbursement Chair for the Music Therapy Association of Georgia.  Jamie also serves on the Georgia state task force which recently passed Georgia Senate Bill 414 for music therapy licensure.

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Music is ubiquitous among all cultures, ages, and populations, making music therapy a particularly useful tool in a very broad range of settings. Music therapists can practice in schools, hospitals, even prisons, and can provide benefits to the very young, the very old, and everyone in between. Just as music can provide support in the beginning of life, such as in a neonatal intensive care unit, music supports clinical goals toward the end of life. Increasingly, hospice agencies are adding music therapists to their teams to help meet a variety of needs. In episode 59 of the Music Therapy Round Table podcast, we will be providing an overview of what it looks like to be a hospice music therapist.

Items mentioned in the episode

  • [RESOURCE] Duo Lingo  (from Matt): Have you ever been in a clinical situation when you were like, “Man, I really wish I spoke Spanish…”Well, there’s an app that can help you. I’ve been using Duo Lingo to brush up on my Spanish skills so that I can communicate better with my patients and their families. They don’t just teach Spanish, though. With their app, you can learn also learn Danish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, and Dutch. So whether you’re learning for your clinical work or gearing up for some travel, check out this app. It’s pretty cool.
  • [ANNOUNCEMENT] We’ll be at AMTA 2014 in Louisville, KY! We can’t wait to see you. Stop by our booth and have a chat. You might even catch us recording a podcast.
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