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Music therapists regularly interact with individuals and communities who are in some way in the minority. Whether due to disability, circumstance, or some other reason, it’s part of our professional and ethical responsibility to be informed about and sensitive to the needs of these communities. In this 58th episode of the Music Therapy Round Table […]

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The music therapy profession has received a fair amount of media coverage over the past several years, from news spots on music therapy and rehabilitation to the publication of a book by New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult to it being highlighted in the 2011 movie “The Music Never Stopped.” Now, this positive trend […]

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Music Therapy is an effective treatment for people of all ages. Usually music therapists are specialized based on the population of the person; some of those populations include: people diagnosed with intellectual delays, hospital patients, early intervention or school aged children, folks receiving hospice care, individuals diagnosed with psychiatric needs and people living in assisted […]

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A main tenant of being a therapist is that you must have a relationship with your client…one that involves using techniques like listening, reflecting, challenging, and educating (and that’s only to name a few). When therapists and clients build their relationship, the therapist will experience resistance and feelings that are displaced onto the them from […]

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This month we are joined by special guest, Nakeischea Loi Smith. Ms. Smith is a Community Development Specialist for the Community Redevelopment Agency of Martin County, Florida. Nakeischea is responsible for securing grant funding for multimillion dollar construction and redevelopment projects that enhance the local community. In this episode of the Music Therapy Round Table […]

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This month we welcome special guest CJ Shiloh to the Music Therapy Round Table podcast. Ms. CJ, as her piano students call her, runs the blog The Musical Autist, where she shares her thoughts and ideas on Neurodiversity and her vision to give all people with special needs equal access to the fine arts. It’s […]

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