Kat’s Blog

Deep within the archives, there exists boomwhacker arrangements, drumming tips, wellness strategies, and business prowess!

Billing Insurance For Music Therapy Clients

A couple of my mentors tell me that I'm lucky to have all private-pay clients. They say I should stick with them. And I agree, and I will. But there is another challenge that I will undertake while nurturing my private pay clients. I'm going to attempt insurance...

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My New Crossroads

This is my last day in the Kat-Cave. Super thanks to my friend Tyne Hallgrimson, who sent in her cat in a cave... Now you see me, now you don't! Yesterday I realized what a huge crossroads I've come to in my journey on earth. All of these amazing things have happened...

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Watch A Quick Pandeiro Run-Down With Bill Matney

I'm almost out of the Kat-Cave! Next Tuesday is THE BIG DAY. Learn more about the project here. Special thanks to Noel Anderson for sending in this photo of Ding in the cat cave! In other news, the deadline for early bird registration for the American Music Therapy...

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Are You Drumming Up Patriotism With Older Adults?

Today's cat-in-a-cave comes from Sok Hwee Tay. Meet "Snowy" from Augusta, GA! Thanks Sok! For the past two weeks, I've been drumming up patriotism with my older adult clients. It's really, truly one of my favorite times of year for work. Here's why I love working with...

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Do You Ever Feel Overwhelmed?

Today's Kat Cave photo is by Christine Ockenfels in Pheonix. Isn't Milos the CUTEST?? Over at Why I Love To Make Mistakes, Gina mentioned she has trouble deciding what inspired actions to take when there are so many from which to choose. Gina, I hear you, girl! I've...

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Get Inspired to FIDDLE!

[I'm writing this from the Kat Cave while I work on a huge project. If you have photos of your cat in a cave, I'd love to post them to my blog with your permission =) Please send them to kat at soundhealthmusic dot com. Thanks!] Super thanks to Noel Anderson for this...

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Do You Know What Amazing Synergy Feels Like?

[Still writing this from the Kat Cave while I work on a huge project. If you have photos of your cat in a cave, I'd love to post them to my blog with your permission =) Please send them to kat at soundhealthmusic dot com. Thanks!] In a drum circle (or any kind of...

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This Is Why I Love To Make Mistakes

[I'm wrapped up in a huge project right now, so I'm writing this from the Kat Cave. If you have photos of your cat in a cave, I'd love to post them to my blog with your permission =) Please send them to kat at soundhealthmusic dot com. Thanks!] I'm reading a riveting...

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From The KAT-CAVE!

Dear readers, thank you so much for such a great response to Music Makin Mondays. Your kind, generous, and open input has given me clarity like I've never experienced before. Consistency is something I take very seriously with my online business. I think it's...

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Got Body Percussion?

I just returned from a weekend in LA with some really fabulous music therapists who all reside in the West. We were planning a conference in Tempe, AZ for spring of 2013. If you can join us, that would be excellent! We'll have more information available for you here...

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Music Therapy + Guitar-Pickin’!

First, if you're a mom, then I hope you basked in all the glory of Mother's Day yesterday! I had a good, long, sweet heart-to-heart phone conversation with my mom yesterday. We talked about plants, veggies, varments, and just a splash of politics. She's the best =)...

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Get More Energy With This Simple Tip

Do you ever feel the midday-3 o'clock exhaustion kick in? Usually that's too late for me to get a coffee without having the jitters all night. But still by midday, I have people to see, things to do, and adventures to experience before the day is over. A couple of...

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Free CMTEs & Business Owners Opportunity

Hello readers! It would be a disservice to you if I did NOT tell you about this online business school coming up. I was enrolled last summer, and I've got Forever Access, so I am thrilled to be taking it again. I hear in a lot of forums and listservs about how music...

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WARNING: When Playing The Claves, Take Heed…

I'm pretty much back from vacation, but still in the vacation-zone. I think I'll be riding this wave for a while. =) Anyways... Today, I wanted to show you something very important to know when playing the claves. It's a super simple technique-fix that you can do in a...

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Are You Thinking About Selling A Product?

Putting a product out on the market can be one of the most rewarding, fulfilling, and exciting experiences as a business owner. One of the most important things I've learned is that in order to produce the highest value product, you've got to keep the customer's best...

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Stretchy Band Producer Creates For The Q-Chord Too!

Did you ever wonder whether or not there was an actual PERSON behind the stretchy band? Well, there is! Her name is Janet Stephens. She manufactures them along with a bunch of other goodies you can find in her online store. I met her online through her music therapist...

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A Boomwhacker Birthday Music Makin Monday!

I'm takin' it easy this week because it's my birthday on Wednesday! I usually don't ask for much. I usually keep myself on the down-low. I usually enjoy a nice, dark Kat-cave for my birthday. But this year I thought I'd try something new. I'm shouting it out to the...

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Music Therapist = Masters Degree. What do YOU think?

I have to say, the town hall meeting with the ETAB (Education and Clinical Training Board) at the WRAMTA conference last weekend got pretty hot and loaded... in a good way. Closed doors with little air circulation made it hot. Packed house and standing-room-only made...

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Have You Ever Heard This Aborigine Lullaby?

I just returned from the WRAMTA conference, had a blast, and now it's time to rest. When I have this lullaby playing in my mind, it brings me into complete relaxation. Click play to hear the Aboriginal lullaby I learned from some friends: I found out that the book I...

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Darth Vader on Boomwhackers

Guess what. Online Zennn is available as a SELF-STUDY now! More than 20 clear, easy instructional videos available to YOU at your fingertips, any time of day or night, for continuing education. That's right. Web-based CMTEs right here, right now, while you build a...

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So You Wanna Be A Drum Circle Facilitator…?

I got a letter from Julie, a music therapy student, asking about facilitating drum circles. Click play below to hear my 6 action steps to get on the fast track to become an effective drum circle facilitator. (The first 3 you can start doing right NOW.) You can find...

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May the luck o the Irish be with you.

Here's a sweet addition to your drum circle experiences: The Irish Penny Whistle. I've had that little beauty for a few years, and I'm so glad that I was able to find fifteen hundred pennies to get it. (It used to cost just one penny, back in the day.) Click play to...

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