Posts Tagged ‘group process’
How I Start Group Music Therapy Sessions
How to Create the Ideal Environment for Group Activities for Seniors
As a music therapist, I facilitate group sessions in a variety of settings. Every nursing home or assisted living facility or senior apartment building I go to has a different place for activity programming, and some are definitely better than others. Of course, some of the advantage or disadvantage comes from the construction of the…Read More
Activity Idea: Musical Hot Potato
Lyric sheets: Yes or no?
Make It Multi-Sensory
We all expect to hear music during music therapy sessions, of course, but one of the best things about music therapists is that we also know the importance of facilitating experiences that draw together all of the senses. Music therapists especially learn the importance of integrating visual and touch stimuli in music therapy sessions with…Read More
Self-disclosure: How much should I share?
Since I am returning to music therapy practice after two months of maternity leave, one clinical issue that I have thought about a lot recently is the issue of self-disclosure. I have had some major events happen in my personal life, and it is sometimes tricky to figure out how much of my personal life to…Read More