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3 People Who Changed Careers for Music Therapy: When You Lose the Music

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Welcome to the final segment in our three-part series! This week, Angie Biehl has been generous enough to share her very personal journey and her music with us. We are honored to post it here – it is an incredible story worth sharing. *** When asked what was going through her head when she heard about music therapy, Angie Biehl answered, “I was honestly thinking, ‘How have I never heard of this before?!’ “I had gone to school for music education and I was an educator. I always had trouble with the fact…

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3 People Who Changed Careers for Music Therapy: I Can Wait

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This story is a part of our series “3 People Who Changed Careers for Music Therapy”, where we interviewed music therapists about their unique journeys to music therapy. (Here is the first story if you missed it.) Welcome to the second segment, and enjoy! *** When Rhonda Miller heard about music therapy, she was a junior in high school. She shadowed a music therapist and brought the idea to her parents, who “didn’t know any music therapists and had never heard of music therapy before. It didn’t seem like a…

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3 People Who Changed Careers for Music Therapy: It’s Never Too Late

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3 People Who Changed Careers for Music Therapy People have been using music in healthcare for thousands of years. However, the profession of music therapy as we know it today is much newer. As music therapy comes more and more into the public eye, more people learn about the amazing power it can have. But what if someone learns about music therapy later in life? What if they already have a career in something else? Is it too late? To answer your questions, we talked with three people who made…

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Interview With Dr. Petra Kern – Global Perspectives Part 1

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Dr. Petra Kern, originally from Germany, has a unique perspective  on the world of music therapy.  As president of the World Federation of Music Therapy, she interacts with professionals from all corners of the map.  She understands what it will take for the profession to continue to grow and develop.  Dr. Kern was gracious enough to participate in a 40-minute interview, via skype.  We covered many topics, and had a great time discussing various issues regarding music therapy as a global profession.  Because of its length, I will be releasing…

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