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Music Therapy & New Year’s Resolutions

The Groovy Garfoose presents "Music Therapy Tips & Tricks." The video blog where Ellen Antes, MT-BC shares music therapy principles and skills for music therapists and beyond. In this episode, we share how pairing a positive statement or resolution to a beat can...

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Winter Intervention Ideas

  Winter is almost here, which means snowfall, bundling up in many layers of clothing, sleigh riding, and the holidays! It’s also known as the busiest time of the year, which is why I  wanted to share two of my favorite winter intervention ideas! Check out my...

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What Does A Music Therapy Session Look Like?

In our fifth episode of our video series "All About Music Therapy" we show real live examples* of what a music therapy session looks like, how it's structured and how it supports all ages, abilities and communities we serve.  Learn more about music therapy at...

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Fall Music Therapy Intervention

Happy Fall Y’all! Now that the fall weather has arrived in Northeast Ohio, Many people, including myself, are ready to partake in every fall themed activity that’s available. ‘Tis the season for Apple picking, pumpkin carving, and sharing a few favorite intervention...

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What are the Benefits of Music Therapy?

In our fourth episode of our "All About Music Therapy" video series we discuss the benefits that can come from music therapy treatment in non-musical ways.    Learn more about music therapy at groovygarfoose.com/contact

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10 Tips & Tricks Beginning Internship

Welcome to "10 Tips & Tricks for Beginning Internship!" After completing my first month of internship, I thought I would share some personal tips and tricks for other students either currently in their internship or planning for a future internship. Bonus: these...

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Who Do Music Therapists Work With?

In our third episode of our video series "All About Music Therapy" we discuss what is that music therapists actually do to support a variety of different client populations and how they benefit from our music therapy services.  Learn more about music therapy at...

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Back to School Music Therapy Intervention

Intervention Share Time: Summer isn’t over until…September 22. Even though we are back in school, I’m still wanting to share some summertime fun with my kiddos!  Remember the popular song “Everything is Awesome” from the Lego Movie?  Well I took it upon myself to...

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How Does the Music Therapy Process Work?

All About Music Therapy is a mini-series in which The Groovy Garfoose Music Therapy Services explains the ins and outs of music therapy. In our second episode of our video series "All About Music Therapy" we answer the question, "How Does the Music Therapy Treatment...

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What is Music Therapy

In a new mini-series, All About Music Therapy, we explain the ins and outs of music therapy. In our first episode we tack the big question, "What is Music Therapy?" in which we dive into the American Music Therapy Association's official definition.  Want to learn...

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