#LetsFindTango! Who will find him first?

Happy New Year! We are a little behind with the posts, but that is just because 2016 was so incredibly busy and exciting!  The past two weeks we have been busy with the welcoming of our very first intern, Ms Molly! She is going to be bringing some exciting things to MBMT so be sure to follow along on the adventure!

But for now….let’s talk about our friend Tango! He is our friendly therapy giraffe who likes to shake, rattle and roll! Tango has become quite the fan of TheraCare and keeps running off and hiding at the end of the day so he can stay there. In an effort to keep him accounted for we are offering free kazoos to any child in the building who spots where Tango is hiding. Just go to the front desk and show Ms Amber where he is and collect your prize! It’s that simple 🙂

Not planning on visiting TheraCare any time soon????? We hear he’s got his eye on Itty Bitty City too!!! Stay tuned for more updates on where to find him! #LetsFindTango

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Fall Music Therapy Services at TheraCare

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Happy September! We are so excited to be starting up our first Fall season at TheraCare Outpatient Services here in Springfield. We currently have several spots open for individual therapy or therapeutic music lessons as well as groups for both the … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Enhance Your Piano Skills: For Music Therapists

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Hey there music therapists! Are you shying away from the piano? Afraid that it is just “too hard”? From my experience, I usually find that music therapists who don’t play the piano have had training on how to play the … Continue reading

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Music Therapy Life Hack #4: Mega Guitar Picks

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Today’s post is all about these fabulous and giant guitar picks that I picked up a few (maybe 10!) years ago. I originally thought I would use them all the time. They are great for hands that need more than … Continue reading

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DIY Ocean Drums! Just in Time for Summer

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 We are officially one week into summer and the fun is in full swing! Part of my summer fun has been leading my first music therapy group at TheraCare. Each week at the end of our hour together, the children … Continue reading

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Summer Music Therapy Groups at TheraCare Outpatient Services

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I am thrilled to officially announce that music therapy will be part of the summer programs offered at TheraCare Outpatient Services here in Springfield! Musical instruments… live guitar music… dancing… singing… crafts…What better way to compliment therapy goals while the summer is out?! … Continue reading

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Angry Birds and Boomwhackers… My Favorite Game Invention Yet

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I love games and I love working with the elderly. One of my favorite sessions is a group I only see once a month. Since our time is so infrequent, I strive to have the most fun we can possibly … Continue reading

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Thursday Therapy Tune is Back with My Favorite Goodbye Song of All Time!

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The Song: See Ya Later Alligator The Artist: ???? I have sung so many goodbye songs over the years, but there is one that I always have a fun time singing that never gets old. I wish I could tell … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Use Music Intentionally that Will Instantly Improve Your Day

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We all know that music can be therapeutic… We all have songs that we relate to… We all have heard a song that touched us emotionally… We all know songs that are tied to specific memories. We all know that music … Continue reading

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Introductory Music & Wellness Workshop at 2B Well

You cannot deny the effect music has on human beings. Music can uplift our spirits, distract us from pain and motivate us to exercise… Music conjures up long lost memories… Music can help us learn and retain informtion… Music can create bonds … Continue reading

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