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Hey there music therapist! Does any of this sound familiar?

  • I don’t have enough time to constantly create new material for all my sessions! I don’t have enough time to write original songs!


  • I really need to expand my repertoire. I’m always searching and searching for new ideas


  • I feel like I’m doing the same songs over and over every week!


  • I could use some feedback and guidance so I know I am on the right track with my interventions.


  • I think what I am doing is effective but I’m not sure. I need to be sure my techniques are evidence based.


  • I don’t know how to make visuals! I don’t have time to make visuals! Especially without worrying about copyright infringement.


Boy have I been there!

What if it didn't have to be that way?

  • What if you had instant access to a library of songs and interventions?


  • What if you had support and guidance through sticky situations and unfamiliar territory?


  • What if you could break out of the rut and get inspired!


  • What if your clients experienced faster and more noticeable outcomes as a result of music therapy!?

Hi, I'm Mary

Since 2007, I’ve been working with children who have special needs. This is my passion. I have worked extensively in the special education school setting and also built a thriving music therapy center, Sound Starts Music, from the ground up.


Watching kids experience music and and make progress with music therapy is one of my greatest joys!


I know how time consuming it is to create all your own materials. I also know how hard it can be to find songs that work for music therapy that do not require a ton of adaptation. I have spent many hours searching online but never finding quite what I was looking for. At times I’ve even wondered if I was on the right track with my approach and wishing for support from other music therapists!


That’s why I created the Music Therapy Kids Club: to provide resources and support and ultimately, better outcomes for our clients! I’ve done the work so you don’t have to reinvent the wheel!

Is Music Therapy Kids Club right for me?


Do you work with kids?


Do you want to earn CMTEs that specifically relate to your work?


Are you looking to expand your repertoire of music therapy interventions?


Do you need songs that work NOW!?


Do you need to get UNSTUCK and out of the rut of using the same old songs?


Are you are looking for feedback about specific situations and techniques?


Do you want to spend less time planning and more time with clients?


What Music Therapists Are Saying:

Don’t just take it from me, let other music therapists do the talking!

Mary has impressed me from the moment I met her. She has inspired me to improve in my own practice, and as we’ve collaborated on projects, I’ve watched her encourage and inspire others. Mary has a knack for making people feel competent and prepared. Count on Mary for fresh ideas, well-organized and delivered with a hearty, “you got this!” Rachelle Norman, MA, MT-BC

Music Therapist, Soundscaping Source

I love the songs and activities Mary puts together! Her ideas and interventions have greatly assisted the clients I serve. The melodies are not just kid friendly but user friendly too! I can’t wait to hear what she comes up with next! Samantha Lowry, MT-BC

Music Therapist

I can’t believe that I first met Mary Altom when I supervised her in internship. What’s EASY to believe is what an incredibly resourceful, invaluable, genius asset she is to our field. When I think of leaders in the field of music therapy, Mary’s name is at the top of the list. Mary not only runs a thriving private practice, serving various clinical populations in her area… She is also the founder of Music Therapy Kids, a rich resource for anyone who wants to boost their repertoire and get trained to do what SHE does! Mary is a mover and a shaker, and you *want* to be in her world. Trust me. She has a warm, welcoming energy about her, and I highly recommend her Kids Club. Don’t miss out. Do your clients a favor and join the Kids Club! Kat Fulton, MM, MT-BC

Music Therapist,

Here’s what you get:


Session Plans

Once per month, you’ll receive a session plan loaded with intervention ideas around a theme.

Song Library Access

The entire Music Therapy Kids song libary (recordings and lead sheets) at your fingertips.

Pre-Designed Visuals

Don’t spend all your time creating visuals to go with your session plans. These are made for you! Just print and go.

Live Training

Each month we’ll get together for a 50 minute to 1 hour training! This will include demos or presentations from myself and other music therapists who are experts in working with children. As a founding member, you will also have input on what type of training we do!

Archived Training Vault

Can’t make the live training? Never fear. Every conversation will be recorded and upload to the vault. As long as you’re a member, you’ll have access.

Office Hours

Got a specific and trick situation on your hands?  Each month I’ll hold office hours where we can chat about your challenges and celebrate your successes!

Private Community

Music Therapy Kids Club members join an exclusive Facebook group where you can instantly connect with other members!

So that you can…

Save time.

Why should reinvent the wheel when planning your sessions? Spend more time with your clients and less time planning!

Easily keep your certification.

Live trainings can easily be bundled as CMTE credits. We make it easy – fill out a form and receive a PDF documenting your attendance.

Stay Fresh

Don’t fall into the rut of doing the same interventions each week. Monthly done-for-you session plans make changing things up a breeze!

Get support

Working as a music therapist can be isolating. Get support from me during office hours or from like minded music therapists in our exclusive Facebook group!

Experience Better Outcomes

The children you serve deserve the best, high quality music therapy services you can provide. Songs and interventions shared in the Music Therapy Kids Club are tried and kid approved!

Impress teachers, parents, and other professionals

Teachers, parents, and professionals will take note of your renewed creativity. They will notice when your clients shine!

Inspire Decision Makers

Nothing validates music therapy more than seeing it in action. Gain confidence in your clinical skills that will translate to increased referrals and community partnership.


Music Therapy Kids Club Monthly

A Great Deal!
  • Monthly Session Plans
  • Song Library Access
  • Pre-designed Visuals
  • Monthly Live training
  • Training library
  • CMTEs
  • Office Hours
  • Private community

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get exclusive access to you?
Every month, I’ll hold “office hours.” That means you can chat or video call with me at the designated time for a quick laser focused discussion about your specific situation! You’ll also have access to our private facebook group where you can ask a question anytime. There you’ll not only get my support but also that of other members!
I'm really busy. What if I can't make the live trainings?

No problem. All the trainings will be added to the training vault so you can re-watch them on your terms.

How do I earn CMTEs?
Every webinar or training will be a minimum of 50 minutes (the length of 1 CMTE). A link to a form will be provided along with the video. Once you fill it out, you’ll get a PDF with all the necessary information. Bundle 3 or more together for an umbrella grouping (check CBMT re-certification manual for details). Music Therapy Kids is currently a non-preapproved provider.
How many CMTEs can I earn?
That’s really up to you! As a yearly member you’ll earn access to at least 12 training modules. If you select to pay monthly, you’ll be able to access a training each month. As long as you are a member, you’ll be able to get new trainings and keep earning CMTEs.
Can I upgrade after signing up?
Of course! You can upgrade at any time after signing up. After logging in, you’ll see a link to your account information where you can mangage your membership type.

Does your child respond to music?

Download our free 12 Question Checklist that will help you decide.

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Join the 7 day mini email course that will revitalize your sessions with kids! Get a lesson every day with fresh music strategies and tips for running groups that you can use right away.

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Amp Up My Rep!

Join the 7 day mini email course that will revitalize your sessions with kids! Get a lesson every day with fresh music strategies and tips for running groups that you can use right away.

You're all set! Day one of the mini-course is on its way.