COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO MUSIC THERA

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Overview

Music therapists, as in medical and paramedical professions, have a rich diversity of approaches and methods, often developed with specific relevance to meet the needs of a certain client population. This book reflects the many components of such diversity, and is a thoroughly comprehensive guide to accessing and understanding the ideas, theory, research results and clinical outcomes that are the foundations of this field. Providing a detailed insight into the field of music therapy from an international perspective, this book enables the reader to see the complete picture of the multifaceted and fascinating world that is music therapy.

This unique overview of the field of music therapy is accessible to professionals and the general public alike. The book comes with a CD and CD-ROM, which provide musical examples and a guide to further resources.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843100836
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/28/2002
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures 7
List of Tables 8
Foreword 9
Introduction 11
Ch. 1 Introduction to Music Therapy 17
1.1 Music Therapy - A Historical Perspective
1.2 Definitions of Music Therapy
1.3 A Therapeutic Understanding of Music
Ch. 2 Theoretical Foundations of Music Therapy 45
2.1 The Psychology of Music
2.2 Theory of Therapy and Psychotherapy
2.3 Analytical, Psychodynamic and Transpersonal Theories
2.4 Music as Analogy and Metaphor
Ch. 3 Models and Methods of Music Therapy 113
Introduction: Music Therapy Models from an International Perspective
3.1 Guided Imagery and Music - The Bonny Model
3.2 Analytically Oriented Music Therapy - The Priestley Model
3.3 Creative Music Therapy - The Nordoff-Robbins Model
3.4 Free Improvisation Therapy - The Alvin Model
3.5 Behavioural Music Therapy
3.6 Physiological Responses to Music
3.7 Music in Medicine
3.8 Music and Healing
Ch. 4 Music Therapy in Clinical Practice 151
Introduction: Referral Criteria and Clinical Practice in Music Therapy
4.1 Music Therapy with Psychiatric Clients
4.2 Music Therapy with Physically and/or Developmentally Delayed Clients
4.3 Music Therapy with Paediatric Clients
4.4 Music Therapy for Children with Communication Disorders
4.5 Music Therapy with Older Adults
4.6 Music Therapy as Milieu Therapy, Social Treatment and Self-Management
4.7 Music Therapy for Self-Development
4.8 International Perspectives in Clinical Areas
Ch. 5 Music Therapy Research and Clinical Assessment 221
5.1 Research in Music Therapy - An Overview
5.2 Development of a Research Training Program - The Aalborg University Model with Examples from Research Studies
5.3 Assessment and Clinical Evaluation in Music Therapy
5.4 Evidence Based Practice in Music Therapy
Ch. 6 Music Therapy Training - A European Bachelor's/Master's Model 267
Introduction: The Training of a Music Therapist
6.1 The Music Therapy Program at Aalborg University
6.2 Entrance Examinations
6.3 Musical Skills in Music Therapy
6.4 Theoretical and Analytical Studies
6.5 Experiential Training in Music Therapy - the Self-Experience Element
6.6 Clinical Training and Clinical Placements
Ch. 7 Professional and Technical Resources 293
7.1 National and International Co-operation
7.2 Journals of Music Therapy
7.3 Music Therapy and the Internet
7.4 Books and CD-ROMS
Ch. 8 A Glossary and Lexicon of Music Therapy 315
Bibliography 327
Contents of Music CD 359
Contents of CD-ROM 361
Mini Biographies of the Authors 364
Subject Index 369
Author Index 381
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