MUSIC THERAPY: INTIMATE NOTES by Mercedes Pavlicevic | 9781853026928 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
MUSIC THERAPY: INTIMATE NOTES

MUSIC THERAPY: INTIMATE NOTES

by Mercedes Pavlicevic
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853026921

ISBN-13: 9781853026928

Pub. Date: 05/01/1999

Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers

The stories and reflections in this book describe powerful encounters between nine music therapists and their clients. These clients include four-year-old Giorgios, who is terminally ill; Wendy, a passionate, battered child who has been rejected by her mother; Olive, suffering from senile dementia; Martha, whose successful life is in crisis; and Steve, who is

Overview

The stories and reflections in this book describe powerful encounters between nine music therapists and their clients. These clients include four-year-old Giorgios, who is terminally ill; Wendy, a passionate, battered child who has been rejected by her mother; Olive, suffering from senile dementia; Martha, whose successful life is in crisis; and Steve, who is living with HIV/AIDS. Through music therapy the clients - and therapists - discover their creativity, and, in the process, come to terms with suffering. The stories reveal the passion and integrity of nine music therapists who themselves undergo profound changes as a result of their work.

Music Therapy - Intimate Notes is a practical and inspiring introduction to music therapy, showing its range of possibilities in various settings. The book provides a lively and informal theoretical foundation, and connects music to our intimate lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853026928
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
148
Sales rank:
796,864
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Finding our muses. PART I: MUSIC THERAPY WITH CHILDREN. 2. Daniel: Blossoms and baptism. 3. Wendy: 'I used to be crying every day...' 4. Sinead: 'Here is my arm...' 5. Giorgos: Isolation in a hospital ward. PART II: MUSIC THERAPY WITH ADULTS. 6. Martha: Working with wellness. 7. Shireen: Into the void of brain injury. 8. Olive and Jim: Senility and wisdom. 9. Mirian and Seaun: Danger and inimacy in a secure unit. 10. Mary and Steve: Creativity and terminal illness. 11. Conclusion: Intimate notes. Bibliography. Index.

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