For our very first client spotlight, Music Therapy St. Pete is incredibly proud to honor one of our most dedicated adaptive music lesson students. Katilyn has been playing piano with Music Therapy St. Pete since 2017, and has now begun playing violin, too. She simply … Continue readingClient Spotlight: Meet Kaitlyn!
Songwriting is a powerful yet flexible technique. Among many purposes and applications, music therapists write original material to personalize sessions, teach nonmusical material or behaviors, and engage in the therapeutic process. A Music Therapist – Board Certified (MT-BC) will help clients write songs to express … Continue readingSongwriting in Music Therapy Practice
Students who want to help others, and enjoy playing music, may consider a career in music therapy. Perhaps you were raised by parents who work in medical or educational settings, or you really enjoyed volunteering at a skilled nursing facility. Maybe you’re interested in psychology, … Continue readingMusic Therapy Education
Why should music therapists be mindful of vocal health, and what can we do to protect our speaking and singing voices? If we need partial or complete vocal rest, what are some suggestions for adapting music therapy sessions? THIS IS DEMANDING WORK! I have lost … Continue readingVocal Health
Music therapists have to come up with a lot of creative applications. With everything else we have to do, it sure would help to have a huge collection of planning guides! When Music Therapy St. Pete, LLC’s founder, James Riley, was completing his master’s degree … Continue readingMusic Therapy Activities Wikia