Organization Tip: BookBuddy App

Do you have an ever-growing collection of singable books?  I just discovered a new app and it’s a game-changer for book organization…just in time for the start of the school year! “BookBuddy” allows you to scan each barcode and tag it with as many goal areas as you want, all in a matter of seconds.

Now, when I’m in search of books for my sessions, all I have to do is click on the tag and the corresponding books for that topic/goal pop-up! 

Ps. There is both a free version (limits the number of books you can enter) and paid version of this app (unlimited books for $4.99).

Looking to start a private practice? Check out these helpful resources!

Rachel discusses the ins and outs of her former private practice, Music Therapy Services of Austin

Listen to 014 Rachel See – Music Therapist from Start A Therapy Practice Podcast in Podcasts. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/start-a-therapy-practice-podcast/id1444354024?mt=2&i=1000424387668

Mindful May Resources

In honor of Mindful May, we’ve curated a list of resources designed to assist with mindfulness, mental health, wellness, and self-care…for you AND your clients.  

E-books:

Harmony Handbook (Vol. 1): Resources for Music Therapists Working With Adolescents & Adults in Mental Health Treatment

Creative Innovations in Mental Health & Addictions: A Music Therapist’s Guide to the 12 Steps in Practice

Changing States: 25 Guided Imagery Scripts for Individual and Group Work

Diving Deeper: 30 Guided Visualization Scripts For Individual and Group Work

Podcasts/Episodes:

Talking with Tech Podcast Episode: How Mindfulness Can Promote Joy, Prevent Burnout & Improve Therapy

Courses:

Reclaim Your Rhythm online workshop with Maya Benattar, MA, MT-BC, LCAT

The Self-Care Institute by Music Therapy E-books author, Ami Kunimura, MA, MT-BC

Music for Self-Care and Wellness CMTE course available on Music Therapy Ed’s website

Albums:

ALL relaxation albums by Ryan Judd, MA, MT-BC.  Find them, here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/ryan-judd/714068145

Apps:

Headspace: https://www.headspace.com

Calm: https://www.calm.com

Books:

10% Happier: https://www.tenpercent.com/dan-harris-books

See a resource missing from the list that you think would benefit others?  We’d love to hear about it!  

We’re Turning 5!

Today marks the fifth anniversary for MusicTherapyEbooks.com and to celebrate, we are marking down our “How to Write an E-book…E-book” to $5 for today only!!

ONE DAY SALE! $9.98 $5!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we want to say…

WE LOVE OUR AUTHORS here at Music Therapy E-books!

Rachel’s Favorite Music-Related Podcasts: Second Edition

A while back, I shared a few of my go-to music-related podcasts/episodes. Well, a few more months of driving from to school-to-school has provided me with a few more recommendations!

  1. Henry & Heidi: I love Henry Rollins. He is a master storyteller and has an ability to tell a tale of musical lore with complete accuracy and panache.
  2. Switched on Pop: A podcast that is hosted by a musicologist and a songwriter…that is all about pop. In my opinion, it’s the ONLY way to digest and understand the pop music world. From their site, “A podcast about the making and meaning of popular music hosted by musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding. We break down pop songs to figure out what makes a hit and what is its place in culture. We help listeners find “a-ha” moments in the music. Switched on Pop will make you laugh, dance, and ask ridiculous questions like: does the falsetto in One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful” essentially make them our modern day Castrati?”
  3. Music Now: Rolling Stone: “The writers and editors of Rolling Stone take you inside the biggest stories in music. Featuring interviews with our favorite artists; what’s playing in the office; expert insight on the week’s biggest music news; and much more.”

Rachel presenting at MWR conference in April

Rachel will be presenting a 3 hour CMTE at the Midwestern Region music therapy conference in April!

This session will showcase a wide variety of technology used in music therapy sessions in the special education setting, including: visuals, adapted tools, iPad apps, Google Drive, e-books, Garageband, and iMovie.

Rachel will explain how these technology examples are directly applicable to their clients with Individualized Education Plans and the attendees will leave with innovative strategies to implement in their own music therapy sessions!

➡️To register, head to: http://mw-amta.com/MWR_Conference.html

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