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My name is Natalie Mullis, and I am a board certified music therapist with a private practice in... Full Bio
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Coping with Tragedy by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Words cannot begin to convey the feelings that flew through my heart as the news surrounding Friday’s tragedy unfolded. The words that come to mind are ones like grief, ho ... Read on »
In Home Music Therapy for Elders by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Many of my posts have focused around music therapy with children with special needs and adults in long term care facilities. When I was browsing through past blog posts, I ... Read on »
This Month in Music Therapy by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Thanksgiving has a tendency to bring up a sentimental side in me as I get older. Or maybe I become more sentimental as I get older and Thanksgiving is just an appropriate ti ... Read on »
Thankfulness by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Lately, my social media feeds have been full of posts about what my friends and colleagues are thankful for. This morning, I found myself thinking about what should be on ... Read on »
The Tale of the Sick Music Therapist by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Once upon a time there was a happy music therapist who carried her guitar and bag of instruments everywhere she went. Her favorite thing in the world was to make musi ... Read on »
This Month in Music Therapy by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum This month has been a whirl! In between attending the national conference of the American Music Therapy Association, hanging out at Buddy Walk 2012, and a plethora of amaz ... Read on »
The Delicate Art of Session Planning by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Guilty confession time. When it comes to music therapy sessions, I am a minimal planner. But don’t get me wrong! I put a lot of time and thought into the interventions ... Read on »
Conference Recap: #AMTA12 by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Last week, I gave you a conference preview. Conference has come and gone, bags are unpacked, and laundry is almost caught up on. So, how was conference? Let me give you th ... Read on »
Where in the world is Natalie? #amta12 preview! by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I am always in awe of and in love with my job. What could be cooler than to make music to help people? But as with anything, it always helps to have an infusion of fresh i ... Read on »
Balance in Music Therapy Sessions by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum It seems that there is a quest for balance being fought each and every day. I constantly hear from parents trying to squeeze one more thing into their schedule, and I see ... Read on »
Putting the Treatment Puzzle Together: Where Music Therapy Fits by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Ever since I started my business, I’ve made reaching out to professionals in related fields my number 2 priority (after giving my clients top notch music therapy treatment ... Read on »
Not Just Music Therapy by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The past few weeks have had me thinking a lot about my growth as a music therapist and as a business owner. Today I find myself remembering a conversation I had with Rache ... Read on »
Getting to know you.. by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum A few weeks ago, I mentioned how excited I was to be welcoming Laura Theismann, MT-BC both to Columbia, and to Key Changes Music Therapy Services as a subcontractor. Laura ... Read on »
This Month In Music Therapy: An Introduction by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum On facebook, I share a lot of little quotes and observations from music therapy sessions. Things that made me laugh, things that made me cry, and things that have stunned ... Read on »
Back To School! Making the Transition Easier by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum We are approaching that point in the summer again. It’s the time when you start to realize that the year is going to be drawing to a close and the days of summer are endin ... Read on »
You Too Can Bill Insurance by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Novels have chapters. Epic poems have stanzas. Songs have verses. I’m not sure what the tale of Key Changes Music Therapy Services will evolve into, but we are definit ... Read on »
Can you work with _________? by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum When you work as a music therapist, you become used to getting a lot of questions. In response to last week’s announcement that I am now billing insurance, I’ve received a ... Read on »
Music Therapy and Health Insurance by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Being a one woman show isn’t always easy. I find myself juggling session plans, scheduling, billing, and the general to dos of business on a daily business. I love being i ... Read on »
3 Considerations after a Trainwreck by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Have you ever had a day where everything just seemed to fall apart? One where even though you took all of the right steps, nothing went as you planned? Where it seem that ... Read on »
A Tale of Two Drums by KeyChangesMTS Health MavenFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum If I published a newspaper that featured the accomplishments made by my clients each week, last week’s headline would have been “DRUMS PAVE THE WAY FOR SUCCESS”. I use ... Read on »