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“Rapping” Up Internship

It is hard to believe that my music therapy internship with The Groovy Garfoose is coming to an end. I’ve been given many amazing opportunities to work with many different individuals and build strong relationships. It is always bittersweet to complete a journey, but...

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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?

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 their fifth and final episode of the series, "What Does Music Therapy Look Like?,” they show real live examples* of what a music...

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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?

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 their fourth episode, "What Are the Benefits of Music Therapy?,” they discuss the different domain areas that can benefit from...

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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?

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 their third episode, "Who Do Music Therapists Work With?", they discuss the variety of populations that can benefit from music...

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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 their second episode, "How Does the Music Therapy Treatment Process Work? ", the treatment process is explained from referral to...

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