#ThursdayTherapyTune (s)…Pop Music! #MWAMTA14 Style

IMG_7312I’m super excited to present about POP music in therapy Saturday at the Midwestern Regional Music Therapy Conference! I figured I would give a sneak peek of several of the songs I will be covering in my presentation since they all have a purpose and a place in therapy 🙂 By utilizing interventions such as active music making with drums and handheld percussion, group rock bands, songwriting, lyric analysis and creative arts, all of the following songs I have had success with in my therapy sessions. Hope you already have some on your list and if not maybe you will be inspired to learn a few new ones! Can’t wait to see some of you at conference this weekend!

My Favorite Top 10 (in no particular order!)

1. Wake Me Up- Avicii (2013)

2. Counting Stars- OneRepublic (2013)

3. Happy- Pharrell Williams (2013)

4. Somebody I Used to Know- Gotye (2011)

5. The Best Day of My Life- American Authors (2013)

6. Good Feeling- Flo Rida (2011)

7. Titanium- David Guetta (2011)

8. Girl on Fire- Alecia Keys (2012)

9. Can’t Hold Us- Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (2013)

10. Roar- Katy Perry (2013)

 

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