I am always looking for new interventions constantly from online sources such as other music therapy blogs, music educators websites, YouTube videos, etc. But I found a YouTube video in particular that was of great interest to me. The beginning of your session is always very important. You set up the mood and pace for which you expect patients to match. The Hello Song is a great way to set up your session for success. If it is bouncy, fun, and catchy, your patients will expect just that from your session. The following video is a Hello Song that has all of those qualities. It is high energy, very catchy and fun, and will be a great way to begin the session by patient involvement. Watch this music therapist to see how she sings the song.
Here is the video: