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ISBN-13: 9781843100270
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/2002
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 777,781
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Julie Sutton has practised as a registered music therapist for over eighteen years, working with a wide range of clients and also as a researcher and registered clinical supervisor. Her research interests include Parkinson's disease, complex speech and language impairment, Rett Syndrome, psychological trauma and interpersonal processes in improvisation. She has a private practice, working regularly in Belfast, Dublin, London and for the Pavarotti Music Therapy Centre in Bosnia-Herzegovina. She has published and presented internationally. A member of several professional groups and the UK representative for the European Music Therapy Confederation, Julie has just completed her doctorate.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Julie Sutton, Belfast and Dublin; Clinical Advisor, Pavarotti Music Centre, Mostar, Bosnia. PART ONE, TRAUMA PERSPECTIVES. 1. Trauma: Trauma in context, Julie Sutton. 2. Neurology: The brain - its music and its emotion. The neurology of trauma, Dr Michael Swallow, OBE, FRCP. PART TWO, CULTURE, SOCIETY AND MUSICAL PERSPECTIVES. 3. Culture and Society: The role of creativity in healing and recovering one's power after victimisation, Dr Marie Smyth, University of Ulster, and the Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity. 4. Music: The politics of silence: the Northern Ireland composer and the Troubles, Hilary Bracefield, University of Ulster. PART THREE, INTERNATIONAL CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES. 5. South Africa: Fragile rhythms and violent listenings: Music therapy with South African children, Dr Mercedes Pavlicevic, University of Pretoria. 6. UK: Music and human rights, Matthew Dixon, Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture. 7. Ireland: See me, hear me, play with me: Working with the trauma of early abandonment and deprivation in psychodynamic music therapy, Ruth Walsh Stewart, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, and David Stewart. 8 . Bosnia: A music therapy service in a post-war environment, Louise Lang and Una McInerney, Pavarotti Music Centre, Mostar. 9. UK: 'In the Music Prison': The story of Pablo, Helen Tyler, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Centre, London. 10. Israel: Trauma and its relation to sound and music, Adva Frank-Schwebel, Bar Ilan University and David Yellin College, Jerusalem . PART FOUR, THE SUPPORT PERSPECTIVE. 11. Processes in listening together: An experience of distance supervision of work with traumatised children, Louise Lang, Una McInerney, Rosemary Monaghan and Julie Sutton, Bosnia and the UK. 12. The voice of trauma: A wounded healer's perspective, Diane Austin, New York University. Afterword, Julie Sutton. References. Index.

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