Clinical Supervision

Clinical SupervisionAll board-certified music therapists are required to seek and participate in supervision on a regular basis, as stated in the American Music Therapy Association Standards of Clinical Practice.  Lauren has been working in a pediatric hospital setting since 2009, in various capacities as both a certified child life specialist and a board-certified music therapist.  She has years of experience creating and implementing new programming, educating staff to the benefits of music therapy services, and collaborating with child life specialists, nurses, physicians, and other creative arts therapists.  She has focused on various areas over the years, including:

  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Newborn Intensive Care
  • Cardiac and Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Emergency Department
  • Trauma
  • Oncology
  • Developmental/Behavioral
  • Pulmonary
  • Trauma
  • Transplant

Lauren provides supervision to board-certified music therapists working in pediatric hospitals.  Supervision sessions can be done over the phone or in person, depending on the therapist’s location.  You might benefit from clinical supervision with Lauren if you:

  • Are the only music therapist at your hospital
  • Would like to learn more about specific techniques or populations
  • Are emotionally struggling with your clinical work
  • Need help developing relationships and educating other staff members

Clinical supervision costs $70/60 minute session, or $65/session if you choose to book 4 sessions at once.  Contact Lauren by emailing Lauren@makejoyfulmelodies.com to schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation to determine if working with her will be a good fit for you.