4 Shortcuts for Preparing Sessions in Record Time

4 Shortcuts for Preparing Sessions in Record Time

Feeling crunched when it comes to finding enough time to planning and preparing your sessions? Here are 4 shortcuts to help you. Shortcut #1. Block-out time Seriously, block out the time on your schedule. Make it a non-negotiable. It is a commitment to your work....
Take Charge of Your Session Planning

Take Charge of Your Session Planning

Too little or too much planning by a music therapist working in senior living can lead to decreased outcomes for clients. It is time to take charge of your session planning. Maybe because of limited time you plan at the last-minute or put together a short sketch....
Sun, Moon and Stars Session

Sun, Moon and Stars Session

The Sun, Moon and Stars are there to guide us. – Dennis Banks If you’ve struggled to plan a session, let the sun, moon and stars guide you into a senior living session plan (or 3). As a help, you’ll find a Spotify playlist at the end of this post....
Was stopping my business a stupid mistake?

Was stopping my business a stupid mistake?

I’ve asked myself if stopping my business was a stupid mistake.┬áThe answer may surprise you. Why I stopped The simple answer is a double whammy of cancer. First, my father. The result was contacting my local service sites to let them know there would be some...
Ways to spin a single song into a session plan

Ways to spin a single song into a session plan

As mentioned in Crafting a Plan, spinning a song into a session plan is a major source of inspiration. Often the impetus is a song mentioned or sung by a senior living resident. The way it spins forth varies. Here are 6 ways to spin a single song into a session plan....