About The Music Therapy Round Table
The Music Therapy Round Table is a free, monthly podcast hosted by board certified music therapists Michelle Erfurt, Matt Logan, Rachel Rambach, and Kimberly Sena Moore. Since its launch in 2010, listeners have enjoyed over 50 episodes designed to empower them to take charge of their personal and professional growth. Topics span the entire continuum of what it means to be a music therapist, including clinical work, supervision, musicianship, self-care, private practice, communication, productivity, marketing, advocacy, and more!
All photos by Tara Layman Photography
Michelle holds a B.S. in Music Therapy and has also completed specialized trainings in Neurologic Music Therapy and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Music Therapy. She has experience working in a variety of settings through the years and her heart lies in medical and hospice agencies. Most of her time is devoted to supporting music therapists through her blog & podcast at MichelleErfurt.com, ebook The Networking Workbook, and online bookstore: MusicTherapyeBooks.com.
Matt is a pediatric music therapist in Oakland, CA. A Midwest native, he graduated with undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Iowa. He runs the websites Music Therapy Source, MTGuitarCoach, and A Perfect Lullaby. His past clinical experience consists primarily of hospice, palliative care, and older adults with Alzheimer’s disease. In his free time, he enjoys exploring the many climates and landscapes of California.
Kimberly is a board certified music therapist who joined the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music in 2014. She serves as Regulatory Affairs Associate for the Certification Board for Music Therapists, where she is involved in music therapy advocacy and state policy. Using the online handle “KimberlySMoore,” she co-hosts this podcast and blogs at “Your Musical Self” for Psychology Today and Music Therapy Maven. Kimberly’s current clinical and research interests center on music therapy and emotion regulation development in neurodevelopmentally at-risk children. She has presented extensively at regional, national, and international conferences, her research has been published in the Journal of Music Therapy, Music Therapy Perspective, and Imagine, and her work has been featured in several media outlets, including Psychology Today, Redbook, and CURE.
Rachel received her Bachelor’s degree in voice performance from Rollins College and Master’s degree in music therapy from Illinois State University, both Summa Cum Laude. She started the music therapy program at The Hope Institute for Children and Families, which she ran for 4 years. Rachel now serves over 60 students of all ages and abilities through her full time private practice & teaching studio, Music Therapy Connections. She specializes in work with children who are diagnosed with autism and other developmental disorders. Her original songs, resources and materials are available on her website, Listen & Learn Music. Rachel also runs a membership site called Listen & Learn Plus! for music therapists and educators. She is a contributor at Songs For Teaching and Model Me Kids as well.