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The New Music Therapist S Handbook

Author : Suzanne B. Hanser
ISBN : 9781476867151
Genre : Music
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(Berklee Guide). This completely updated and revised edition reflects the latest developments in the field of music therapy. Includes an introduction to the profession, guidelines for setting up a practice, new clinical applications, and helpful case studies a must for students and professionals alike.

Music Therapy Handbook

Author : Barbara L. Wheeler
ISBN : 9781462518227
Genre : Psychology
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Rich with case material, this groundbreaking volume provides a comprehensive overview of music therapy, from basic concepts to emerging clinical approaches. Experts review psychodynamic, humanistic, cognitive-behavioral, and developmental foundations and describe major techniques, including the Nordoff-Robbins model and the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music. An expansive section on clinical applications examines music therapy with children and adults, as well as its recognized role in medical settings. Topics include autism spectrum disorder, school interventions, brain injury, and trauma. An authoritative resource for music therapists, the book also shows how music can be used by other mental health and medical professionals. The companion website features audio downloads illustrative of the Nordoff-Robbins model.

The Handbook Of Music Therapy

Author : Leslie Bunt
ISBN : 9781317798583
Genre : Psychology
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Music therapists work with children and adults of all ages with wide-ranging health-care needs. This handbook traces the history of recent developments in music therapy and the range of current applications and outlines practical requirements for the work and some basic prerequisites for and philosophies of training. The Handbook of Music Therapy covers material encompassing clinical, practical and theoretical perspectives, and is divided into four main sections, including: * the recent evolution of music therapy as a paramedical discipline complementing the more traditional areas of child and adult health care * a clinical section including contributions from music therapy specialists in the fields of autism, adult learning disability, forensic psychiatry, neurology and dementia * a section on resources necessary to practise as a music therapist including musical illustrations and practical examples * a focus on issues pertinent to the life of the professional music therapist including job creation, supervision, further training and research. The Handbook of Music Therapy is illustrated with many case studies and clinical examples throughout, placed within a variety of different theoretical and philosophical perspectives. It will be invaluable to music therapists, other arts therapists and to clinicians such as speech and language therapists, psychotherapists, psychiatrists and social workers.

Handbook Of Neurologic Music Therapy

Author : Michael H. Thaut
ISBN : 9780191003660
Genre : Medical
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Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) is a form of music therapy developed for people suffering from cognitive, sensory, or motor dysfunctions - arising from neurological diseases of the nervous system. People who can benefit from this therapy include sufferers from: stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease, cerebral palsy, Alzheimer's disease, autism, and other neurological diseases affecting cognition, movement, and communication (e.g., MS, Muscular Dystrophy, etc). The Handbook of Neurologic Music Therapy is a comprehensive landmark text presenting a new and revolutionary model of music in rehabilitation, therapy and medicine that is scientifically validated and clinically tested. Each of the 20 clinical techniques is described in detail with specific exercises, richly illustrated and with pertinent background information regarding research and clinical diagnoses. The book is a 'must have' for all neurologic music therapists and those who want to become one, clinicians, university faculty, and students alike. Physicians and therapists from other disciplines will find this tome an important guide to provide new insight how music can contribute significantly to brain rehabilitation and how Neurologic Music Therapists can be effective interdisciplinary providers in patient care.

Oxford Handbook Of Music Therapy

Author : Jane Edwards
ISBN : 9780199639755
Genre : Music therapy
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Music therapy is growing internationally to be one of the leading evidence-based psychosocial allied health professions, meeting needs right across the lifespan.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, includingNordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, The Field of Play, Community Music Therapy, and Resource Oriented Music Therapy. There is extensive information provided as to how music therapists practice and with whom,as well as the techniques used in music therapy individually and in groups, the research basis for the work, and professional and training issues in the field.

Music Therapy And Geriatric Populations

Author : Melita Belgrave
ISBN : 1884914284
Genre : Music therapy
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"With the rapid growth of the aging population, an increasing number of persons are diagnosed each year with age-related disorders. The use of music can do much to enhance the plan of care for aging adults. The clinical and musical expertise of a board-certified music therapist is always preferable. There are times, however, when a music therapist is not available and healthcare workers may find music interventions useful for clients--especially those who may be experiencing pain or stress. The primary purpose of this handbook is to educate music therapists and healthcare professionals about the uses and evidence-based benefits of music therapy practices with older adults--those in hospice care, with Alzheimer's disease, in health and wellness programs, and in intergenerational programs. For each of the adult populations, the handbook includes chapters on practical introductory information, reviews of related music therapy research, and clinical applications of evidence-based music therapy practice. The applications are hierarchically ordered for healthcare providers and board-certified music therapists who have advanced skills in music and working with older adults. With these research-based applications, music can become an integral part of the comprehensive care plan for adult clients." -- Publisher's description.

Music Therapy Methods In Neurorehabilitation

Author : Felicity Baker
ISBN : 9781843104124
Genre : Psychology
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Felicity Baker and Jeanette Tamplin combine research findings with their own clinical experience and present step-by-step instructions and guidelines on how to implement music therapy techniques for a range of therapeutic needs. Photographs clearly illustrate interventions for physical rehabilitation.

Supervision Of Music Therapy

Author : Helen Odell-Miller
ISBN : 9781317834588
Genre : Psychology
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Supervision of Music Therapy discusses the theoretical bases underlying approaches to supervision in music therapy, as well as focusing on the distinctive aspects of music therapy supervision from both clinical and conceptual perspectives. In this book, leading music therapy supervisors and researchers demonstrate how music therapy trainees and practising clinicians can be supported through supervision, allowing them to develop confidence and authenticity in their work. Contributors discuss supervision of clinical work with a variety of patients in a range of settings, from special education to forensic psychiatry, including work in schools, children’s services and a dedicated music therapy centre. A chapter on the academic supervision of music therapists undertaking doctoral research is provided, together with an overview of the history and continuing development of the field. Supervision of Music Therapy contributes to current debates about approaches to supervision in music therapy, and offers the reader fresh perspectives on the subject, making this a book of value to practising therapists, supervisors and students alike.

Guitar Songbook For Music Therapy

Author : KATHRYN SCHELDT
ISBN : 9781609743543
Genre : Music
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A collection of tunes representing a diversity of ideas, experiences, and geographic locations, this songbook provides a resource for use in clinical, educational, recreational, and religious settings. Designed to allow even a beginning guitarist to lead singing, the songs are written in standard notation with rhythm chord symbols and diagrams. Lyrics are given for all of the songs, with creative adaptations included with some melodies. Sample guitar accompaniment patterns are given in notation and tablature.

Music Therapy And Early Childhood

Author : Elizabeth Schwartz
ISBN : 1891278533
Genre : Psychology
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A comprehensive guide to music therapy with young children, providing a detailed examination of development from birth to age five, with theoretical perspectives and extensive scales of developmental milestones. Information is compiled in nine different chronological periods, including benchmarks for physical, sensory, motor, cognitive, emotional/social, and language development. The book then synthesizes current research on musical development in young children and provides lists of musical behaviors as well as a presentation of the theories of musical development proposed by Briggs/Bruscia and Edwin Gordon.

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