Therapists and Clients alike will go on a journey of self discovery and possible healing through singing. We will explore melodies, dissonance, soaring, connecting and playing with sound through voicing together. Learn 20 ways to achieve therapeutic goals through singing and voicing with the different populations you work with.
1. Practice three ways to create safety when doing voice work
2. Create a list of ways to process feelings that come up with singing and voicing.
3. Explore and create new ways to use singing and voicing for self-care, adjusting to life changes, grief and loss, impulse control, self motivation, self-awareness and insight, self esteem and connecting to spirituality
4. Create a list of ways that skills learned in this class may transfer to other settings.
30 minutes – Introductions and class overview
30 minutes – Practice three ways to create safety when doing voice work
1 hour – Create a list of ways to process feelings that come up with singing and voicing.
1 hour – Explore and create new ways to use singing and voicing for self-care, plus helping clients to adjust to life changes, grief and loss, impulse control, self motivation, self awareness and insight, self esteem, connecting to spirituality.
30 minutes- Create a list of ways that skills built in this class may transfer to other settings.
Assignment: 45 minutes
CBMT Domain Areas
II Treatment Implementation
A (1a) Develop a therapeutic relationship by building trust and rapport
(1b) Being fully present and authenticity
A (2g) Provide music therapy experiences to address client’s affect, emotions and moods, coping skills
A (ao) Self awareness
A (3f) Recognize how psychodynamic orientations inform music therapy practice
The Voice as a Tool for Healing Emotional Wounds is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 5 CMTEs-Continuing Music Therapy Education credits. Deborah Spiegel MT-BC, CBMT Approved Provider #P-106, maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.