Private Practice

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, […]


Finding a job as a music therapist can be a daunting task. Although there are now more music therapist positions than ever before, landing your ideal one is a bigger challenge in this field compared to many others. That’s one reason why so many music therapists go into private practice. But even then, as a […]


As dedicated as we are to our careers as music therapists, there are times in our lives when personal obligations and situations cause our work to take a backseat. Professional downtime, as we call it, can be frustrating and difficult, especially when it comes to staying connected to the field. In episode 44 of the […]


Episode 39: The Music Therapist’s Library

by MTRT on February 12, 2013

As music therapists, we begin building our libraries during our studies — textbooks, journal articles, and other readings that are assigned to us. But when it comes time to enter the professional world, what kinds of materials do you choose to add to your library? In episode 39 of the Music Therapy Round Table podcast, […]

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Episode 38: The Power of Storytelling

by MTRT on January 8, 2013

This January, the music therapy blogging community is banding together for the third annual social media advocacy month. Music therapists in over 35 states are involved in the joint AMTA and CBMT state recognition operational plan, where we are seeking to increase our client’s access to music therapy services through official recognition of our profession […]


Episode 37: Handling The Holiday Crunch

by MTRT on December 11, 2012

Happy Holidays! Are you feeling the crunch? It may be under your feet as you walk through the snow OR it may be the frenzy that comes with your holiday activities in your music therapy life and your personal life. In episode 37 of the Music Therapy Round Table podcast, we will talk about how […]