Music Therapy

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    Self-Expression through Art and Drumming: A Facilitator’ s Guide to Using Art Therapy to Enhance Drum Circles

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    This concise guide explains the theory behind drumming for therapy, as well as giving practical advice on facilitating and leading drum circles. The book explains why drumming is therapeutic, offers hands-on guidance for using drums in group therapy and details specific techniques to lead to increased engagement.

    This title is due to be published on the 21st December 2020. You can if you wish order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.


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    The Arts Therapies: A Revolution in Healthcare

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    This comprehensive overview will be an essential text for students and practitioners of the arts therapies. It is international in scope, fully up-to-date with innovations in the field and will be relevant to new practitioners and those looking to deepen their understanding.


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    The Use of Voice in Music Therapy

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    An excellent resource for educators to use in teaching music therapy methodology, and music therapy voice, Use of Voice in Music Therapy is also useful for clinicians of all levels who wish to re-connect with singing and who are looking to renew creativity in clinical practice. Voice teachers and vocalists may find helpful ideas.


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    Toward a Sociology of Music Therapy: Musicking as a Cultural Immunogen

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    Toward a Sociology of Music Therapy: Musicking as a Cultural Immunogen addresses how music therapy may expand its theoretical foundation toward sociology in order to meet some of the major health challenges in contemporary societies.


    Basic Verbal Skills for Music Therapists

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    This innovative new text provides a clear and practical foundation for understanding how words and verbalization can be used in a variety of ways in music therapy to meet the individual needs of each client across a range of settings. The focus is on giving music therapy students and young professionals a roadmap for deciding why, when, and how to use basic verbal skills in their work.


    Embodied VoiceWork: Beyond Singing

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    Embodied VoiceWork: Beyond Singing is an introduction to the theory and practice of Embodied VoiceWork (EVW), a comprehensive method developed by the author exploring vocal improvisation as an expressive language and transformational tool. This book serves as a resource for exploring one’s own voice and using voice as an integral part of the therapeutic process. It lays out the resources and the power within the process of connecting into music, the body and the breath, and freeing the voice.


    Music Therapy in Child Welfare: Bridging Provision, Protection, and Participation

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    Music Therapy in Child Welfare explores the relationship between children’s rights and international child welfare and music therapy theory, research and practice. The purpose of the book is to contribute to an increased awareness among adults who work with children and adolescents in child welfare settings regarding music’s role, music therapy, and children’s rights.


    Music Therapy in Neonatal Intensive Care: Influences of Culture

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    This book is about looking beyond what music therapists do in the NICU, to examine how they can think about the place of music for infants and families in the NICU. Shoemark and Ettenberger use ecological systems theory to examine the layers of culture, their interplay and the relative influences they exert on music therapy in the NICU.


    Music Therapy Supervision (2nd edition)

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    The first book in the field to provide a comprehensive examination of the many levels and facets of music therapy supervision, now in its 2nd edition.


    Music Therapy in Children and Young People’s Palliative Care

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    This book brings together music therapists who have worked in the challenging and rewarding world of children’s palliative care. Examining techniques from working just with the breath, to technological advances in music therapy such as assistive recording and electronic downloading, it highlights the benefits music therapy can bring when working alongside children and young people.


    Guided Imagery and Music: The Bonny Method and Beyond (2nd ed)

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    A comprehensive textbook on theory, practice, and research into the Bonny Method of GIM and its applications with individuals and groups of all ages with various needs. Models of practice of GIM are presented within Jungian, psychodynamic, Gestalt, cognitive and transpersonal orientations, and advancements to GIM are detailed (e.g., new music programs, and methods of analysing music programs).


    Gender and Difference in the Arts Therapies: Inscribed on the Body

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    Gender and Difference in the Arts Therapies: Inscribed on the Body offers worldwide perspectives on gender in arts therapies practice and provides understandings of gender and arts therapies in a variety of global contexts. Bringing together leading researchers and lesser-known voices, it contains an eclectic mix of viewpoints, and includes detailed case studies of arts therapies practice in an array of social settings and with different populations.


    A Comprehensive Guide to Music Therapy, 2nd Edition: Theory, Clinical Practice, Research and Training

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    Music therapy as an intervention in medical, educational and many other environments has a rich and diverse history of methods, approaches and models. Consolidating the many components of music therapy, this completely updated edition of A Comprehensive Guide to Music Therapycovers everything students, teachers and practitioners of music therapy need to know.


    Music Therapy Assessment: Theory, Research & Application

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    Looking at the available assessment tools holistically, the book covers the major assessment models currently used in clinical practice, and details each model’s setting and motivation, development, theoretical background, and how to implement it in a clinical setting.


    Collaborations within and between Dramatherapy and Music Therapy: Experiences, Challenges and Opportunities in Clinical and Training Contexts

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    In this insightful book, Oldfield and Carr draw together persuasive arguments for combining aspects of music therapy and dramatherapy, whilst retaining their unique facets.


    Tales from the Music Therapy Room: Creative Connections

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    Moving beyond progress reports, clinical assessments and practical goals, this book brings to life the reflective aspects of music therapy. The result of a collaboration between New Zealand music therapists, it invites the reader to share their encounters in the therapy room through a wide variety of writings, including short stories, poetry and personal reflections.


    Using Music in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

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    There is growing evidence for the powerful role that music plays in enhancing children’s cognitive, social, and emotional development. This is the first book to provide accessible ways for any mental health professional to integrate music into clinical work with children and adolescents.


    The Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology – Oxford Library of Psychology (2nd edition)

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    The 2nd edition of the Oxford Handbook of Music Psychology updates the original landmark text, providing a comprehensive review of the latest developments in this fast growing area of research.


    The Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy

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    In the Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy, international leaders in the field from 10 countries have contributed their expertise to showcase contemporary music therapy. They share knowledgable perspectives from multiple models of music therapy that have developed throughout the world, including Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, The Field of Play, Community Music Therapy, and Resource Oriented Music Therapy.


    Improvisation: Methods and Techniques for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators, and Students

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    Tony Wigram’s practical and comprehensive guide and online content will prove indispensable to students, teachers, therapists and musicians as a book of musical techniques and therapeutic methods


    Responsiveness in Music Therapy Improvisation: A Perspective Inspired

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    Through the adoption of Mikhail Bakhtin’s terms, this book presents a new creative theory called Musical Responsiveness. The theory proposes that responsiveness in improvisation is an open-ended, continual process, and that it involves not just creating meaningfulness and harmony, but also engaging laughter, struggle, dispute, and misunderstanding.


    Advanced Methods of Music Therapy Practice: The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, Analytical Music Therapy, and Vocal Psychotherapy

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    This book examines the development of these four advanced methods of music therapy practice in relation to each other, and explores their impact on the development of the music therapy profession.


    Working Across Modalities in the Arts Therapies: Creative Collaborations

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    Working Across Modalities in the Arts Therapies: Creative Collaborations offers an in-depth insight into cross-modality and transdisciplinary practice in the arts therapies.


    Music Therapy: A Fieldwork Primer

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    Writing from over 35 years of experience as a music therapy clinician and educator, the author has provided the field with an invaluable, “hands-on” introduction to field work and practicum experiences.