Clinical Work

Episode 75: Stories from the Round Table

by MTRT on February 23, 2016

Happy Birthday, Music Therapy Round Table! This month marks our 6th year since launching the podcast on February 5, 2010. We’ve covered countless topics and hosted numerous guests in the past 74 episodes, while behind the scenes we’ve navigated both personal and professional changes. In this episode 75 of the Music Therapy Round Table podcast, […]


This episode is an interview with AMTA President-Elect, Jennifer Geiger. In addition to providing leadership in our professional organization, Jennifer has been a business owner since the year 2000 (congratulate her on her 15-year anniversary!) and has specialized in working with older adults for nearly two decades. Our topic for this podcast, the Music & […]


Photo credit: MGDboston from morguefile.comThe 2013 AMTA Member Survey & Workforce Analysis reports that 12% of their members work within the medical/surgical population. This turns out to be the third most popular population you will find a music therapist working. How is music therapy being used with hospitalized patients and what kind of results take […]

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