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Learning about ADHD: Blog Post 2/4

This is the second of four blog posts in which I am sharing with you some of my learnings from the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada's conference.  I hope you find it as interesting as I do! Breakout session #1"Living with ADHD: Can Self-Awareness set you free?" By Laura MacNiven and Dr. Anne Bailey The...
October 22, 2019
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Learning about ADHD: Blog Post 1/4

This past Saturday, I attended a conference hosted by the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada.  This conference gave me the opportunity to learn about ADHD and how it affects all aspects of a person’s life.  I’d love to give you some of my take-aways from each of the presentations I attended. Follow my blog over...
October 21, 2019
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Group Drumming

This week I invested in some new instruments! A set of eight 8-inch fiberskyn frame drums by Remo! Having a set of matching drums is an asset for group music therapy sessions.  In today’s blog post, I’d like to share with you some benefits of group drumming activities for children and adults. Group drumming with...
October 18, 2019
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Open House

I’ve always found that it’s easier to learn about a new service by speaking directly to the service provider. That’s why I’m excited that I can offer you an opportunity to meet with me in a casual setting to discuss music therapy and the benefits it could have for you or your child. On Wednesday...
October 15, 2019
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What Happens in Music Therapy?

I recently started working with the children at Red River Early Learning Centre and it has been a joy for me getting to know them and introducing them to music therapy. I would love to introduce you to a typical group music therapy session with children. Here are some common features: Hello/goodbye songs: At the beginning...
October 4, 2019
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Becoming a Music Therapist

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a music therapist? In order to become an MTA (Music Therapist Accredited) by the Canadian Association of Music Therapists, one must: Complete a bachelor or master’s level music therapy program at an approved university. Complete 1000 hours of supervised music therapy internship. Pass the American Certification...
October 2, 2019
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