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Cathy Knoll, MA, MT-BC A Beginner’s Guide to Circle Time: Tips from a Seasoned Music Therapist Circle time is a familiar paradigm to the experienced early childhood music therapist, but can be quite daunting to the beginner clinician. In this podcast, the author addresses the various challenges that may arise and offers advice on how to approach each one.

Rachel Rambach, MM, MT-BC Sunday Sing-Along: A Video Series This podcast spotlights the author’s perspective on a new technological medium, video blogging. Through the use of a weekly video blog on her website, the author has been able to reach her clients in an exciting and personal way. Client testimonials and personal reflections reveal the great potential of this medium.

Betsy Dunham Chapin, MS, MT-BC, AVP Music Therapy at a New York City Family Shelter: Old MacDonald is my Best Friend This podcast offers reflective insights on the author’s experience of starting a music therapy program at a homeless shelter in the Bronx. She explores the journey toward finding her own identity as a part-time music therapist, working with families and classroom teachers at the shelter, both during structured ‘music time’ and in the milieu. Using session notes and vivid depictions of her experiences, the author relays the many meaningful ways in which one music therapist can make a difference.

About our podocasts One section of the imagine website is dedicated to podcasts concerning early childhood music therapy and related topics. Starting with a classic interview with Marcia Humpal recorded in 2004, we hope to bring you the perspectives, knowledge, and vision of clinicians, researchers, educators, administrators, parents and children connected to our work. You can access and subscribe to the podcasts at http://imagine.musictherapy.biz/Imagine/ our_podcasts/our_podcasts.html Should you have someone in mind you would like to see featured, please contact the editor, Dr. Petra Kern at imagine@musictherapy.org

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Additional early childhood music therapy resources available at www.imagine.musictherapy.biz.

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Additional early childhood music therapy resources available at www.imagine.musictherapy.biz.