Private Practice

It’s said that some of the only things you can count on are death, taxes, and change. Not the money kind of change, but the life kind of change—new relationships, moving, marriage, kids, divorce, death. Major life transitions are a large part of our lives and how we navigate and handle those transitions affects our […]

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As music therapists, we work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, schools, prisons, nursing homes, and mental health facilities, just to name a few. Each setting and population poses its own challenges, and that can include staying safe while on the job. In episode 31 of the Music Therapy Round Table podcast, we discuss […]


There is a lot that goes into a music therapy program…marketing, networking, client building, and clinical sessions…to name a few. But, in order for any music therapy program, be it a private practice or a music therapy department within a company, to survive and thrive, it must offer something of value to the people it […]

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A career can take you in many surprising directions outside of the music therapy room. Take the three of us–Rachel sells her music, Michelle created the Boom Tote, and Kimberly created a business ebook. Somewhere along the way, each of us had the idea for–and subsequently developed–an unconventional music therapy-related project. How did this happen […]


Episode 20: Scheduling & Time Management

by MTRT on September 13, 2011

No matter what the work environment, music therapists often face quite a challenge when it comes to scheduling. Not only do we need to schedule our clinical work, whether that involves classrooms, facilities, or private clients, but we also need to factor in planning and practice time. Sometimes it can seem as though there just […]


All music therapists will enter some kind of business relationship no matter if they are in private practice or an employee of a company. These include relationships with other business’ and relationships with other MTs. In episode 18 of the podcast, special guests Jennifer Sokira and Emily Pellegrino, the directors of Connecticut Music Therapy Services, […]