MT in 3: Roia Rafieyan, MA, MT-BC

by MTRT on July 27, 2014

A Moment With Music Therapy Clinician, Roia Rafieyan

roiaguitarRoia Rafieyan is a music therapist in her 26th year of service. She uses a relationally-based music psychotherapy approach in her practice and works primarily with adults diagnosed with autism. Roia candidly shares her clinical experiences in her blog “the mindful music therapist”. She provides professional clinical supervision and advocates the use of music making during supervision as part of the learning and growth process. Roia also spent two years as an adjunct professor at Montclair State University, where she taught guitar to music therapy students.

Book mentioned - The Power of Countertransference: Innovations in Analytic Technique by Karen J. Maroda

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MT in 3: Mallory Even, MT-BC

by MTRT on July 15, 2014

A Moment With Music Therapy Private Practice Owner, Mallory Even

mallory bio picMallory Even, MT-BC is the owner of Metro Music Therapy, a private practice that serves the metro Atlanta and Orlando areas. She is the creator of MMT Academy and provides face-to-face instruction to music therapists on various professional topics. Mallory also provides customizable marketing materials for music therapists through her service, MMT PayPer.

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Episode 56: Begin Again—Working with a New Clinical Population

July 15, 2014

A board certified music therapist can work across developmental domains, ages, and settings. This diversity is one of the unique features of our field. It also makes it very hard to teach everything during the education and clinical training portion of a music therapist’s career. In fact, it’s very common for a music therapist to […]

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Episode 55: 4 Years of Music Therapy Round Table

June 18, 2014

A Retrospective It’s hard to believe, but the Music Therapy Round Table is into it’s 5th year of recording podcasts! Over the years, the Round Table has covered a wide range of topics, including time management, self care, supervision, and nurturing your inner musician. Matt, the newest co-host, turns the tables in this podcast and […]

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Episode 54: On Treatment Termination and Closure

May 13, 2014

Initiating the music therapy treatment process takes a significant amount of work involving music therapy assessment, goal setting, rapport building, and treatment planning. However, one element of the process that always happens but is not highlighted is treatment termination. This concept encompasses not only handling the logistics of ending music therapy treatment, but also the […]

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Episode 53: Communication Etiquette 101

April 8, 2014

Communication with our clients is at the core of what we do as music therapists. We’re constantly working on ways to improve how we communicate during sessions in order to be more effective therapists, but what about OUTSIDE of our sessions? Beyond our clients, we must also communicate with their families, other service providers, our […]

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