The use of music therapy is long established with people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions. The combination of using music and relationship work in person-centred approaches supports the three main areas of difficulty people with autism often experience; social interaction, communication and imagination. Current research supports the positive psychological benefits of music therapy when people with autism spectrum conditions engage with music therapy.
This book celebrates the richness of music therapy approaches and brings together the voices of practitioners in the UK. With a strong focus on practice-based evidence it showcases clinicians, researchers and educators working in a variety of settings across the lifespan.
|Publisher:||Kingsley, Jessica Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Henry Dunn is a Music Psychotherapist with Devon Partnership NHS Trust.
Elizabeth Coombes is Course Leader of the MA Music Therapy training at the University of South Wales.
Emma Maclean is Lead Music Therapist, NHS Lothian and Lecturer in Music Therapy, Queen Margaret University.
Helen Mottram is Music Therapist with Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Josie Nugent is a Freelance Music Therapist, Northern Ireland and Teacher and Supervisor on MA Music Therapy Training course, University of Limerick, Ireland.