Music Therapy

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    Symbolic Play and Creative Arts in Music Therapy with Children and Families

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    With verbal children and families increasingly referred to music therapy, this edited book explores the topic of play in music therapy and sets itself apart by focusing on child-led play and symbolic play. The book presents a wide range of experienced music therapists’ creativity and professional skills in integrating music and expressive arts modalities, from musical, developmental, attachment, and psychodynamic perspectives. Examining the question of how all the expressive arts are intrinsic to music or ‘mousike’, the chapters explore various styles, clinical and theoretical approaches, providing a deeper understanding of play and symbolic play processes and the different ways they arise and are worked with in music therapy.

    This title is due to be published on the 21st December 2021. 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 Self-Restorative Power of Music: A Psychological Perspective

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    This book explores how we can understand the place of music from a self psychological perspective, by investigating three journeys; the one we take when listening to music, the literal journey of the author from Nazi Germany to the US, and the subjective round-trip between the past and the present.

    This title is due to be published on the 19th October 2021. 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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    Exploring High-risk Offender Treatment and the Role of Music Therapy (Hardback)

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    Exploring High-risk Offender Treatment and the Role of Music Therapy explores the treatment delivered to high-risk offenders with complex needs, focusing on sex and violent offenders. The book advocates for the further use of less traditional and creative therapies, in particular, music therapy.


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    Music Therapy in Adoption and Trauma: Therapy That Makes a Difference After Placement

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    Following a decade of dramatic change within the adoption practice, this book is an invaluable resource for those looking to support individuals and families impacted by adoption.


    Creative DBT Activities Using Music: Interventions for Enhancing Engagement and Effectiveness in Therapy

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    This book provides clinicians (particularly those specialising in DBT) with music activities and creative ideas to implement with existing practices, to strengthen what clients are being taught in DBT skills groups. These new ideas can be used with clients individually, in groups, or be given as homework.


    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.


    Music Therapy in a Multicultural Context: A Handbook for Music Therapy Students and Professionals

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    Music therapy professionals work with diverse population groups, and this book provides therapists, and those in training, with the tools to integrate understanding of different cultural and social identities into their practice.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    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.


    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.


    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 with Women with Addictions

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    Music Therapy with Women with Addictions is designed to provide music therapy students and clinicians with an intimate glimpse into the lives of various women with addictions, illuminating the challenges they bring to music therapy, the strengths and resilience they demonstrate, the resources they build and access during the treatment process, and the transformations they undergo. In doing so, the text is intended to counteract the fear, repugnance, and other adverse emotions that often orbit around individuals with addictions, and instead communicate respect.


    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 and Dementia: From Cognition to Therapy

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    This book outlines the current research and understanding of the use of music for people with dementia, from internationally renowned experts in music therapy, music psychology, and clinical neuropsychology.


    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.


    Music Therapy and Autism Across the Lifespan: A Spectrum of Approaches

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    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.

     


    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.


    Early Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second Edition: Supporting Children and Their Families

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    This extended edition offers a comprehensive understanding of music therapy practice for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. Drawing on recent research and rigorous scientific evidence, it spans topics such as effective interventions, diagnostic criteria, managing sensory processing issues, inclusion and advocacy.


    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.