Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy

Hardcover | January 29, 2016

EditorJane Edwards

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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. Music therapy is a relational therapy in which the therapist and client collaborate to discover how music can be used to strengthenpositive relating skills, attending to the client's immediate and longer term needs through assessment, treatment planning, implementation, and evaluation of a music therapy programme. Music therapy is based upon the capacity of music provided by a trained and qualified practitioner to support,integrate, and heal trauma, pain, psychological distress, and to develop and extend the existing capacities of the client. 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 basisfor the work, and professional and training issues in the field. The book is clearly laid out in five sections; contexts and populations, models and approaches, methods and techniques, research methods, and training and professional issues. Course materials can be structured around the book, or the book can be used as a starting point for students' learning abouta model or population. Music therapy students will enjoy the clear descriptions of practice, the clinical vignettes, and the helpful pointers and tips for developing placement work. Unequalled in depth and breadth, this landmark publication is an essential resource for those starting out in Music Therapy, as well as for experienced practitioners.

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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. Music therapy is a relational therapy in which the therapist and client collaborate to discover how music can be used to strengthenpositive relating skills, attending to the c...

Jane Edwards is a qualified music therapist with extensive experience in medical, mental health, and child and family practice. Originally from Australia she has held academic and healthcare positions and affiliations in Ireland, the UK (Scotland and England), the USA, and Germany, as a presenter, academic, researcher, and consultant. ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1024 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:January 29, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Section One: Music therapy contexts and populations across the lifespan1. Helen Shoemark and Trish Dearn: Music therapy in the medical care of infants2. Jane Edwards and Jeanette Kennelly: Music therapy for hospitalised children3. Philippa Reid: Music therapy for children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer4. John Mondanaro and Joanne Loewy: Music therapy with adolescents in medical settings5. Clare O'Callaghan and Natasha Michael: Music therapy with adult cancer patients and their families6. Amelia Oldfield: Family approaches in music therapy practice with young children7. Jane Edwards and Vicky Abad: Music therapy and parent-infant programmes8. Tommy Hayes: Music therapy in the context of the special school9. Cochavit Elefant: Music therapy and Rett syndrome10. Heidi Ahonen: Adult Trauma Work in Music Therapy11. Sandra L. Curtis: Music therapy for women who have experienced domestic violence12. Triona McCaffrey: Music therapy in mental health care for adults13. Helen Loth: Music Therapy with People who have Eating Disorders14. Helen Odell-Miller: Music Therapy for people with a diagnosis of personality disorder: Considerations of thinking and feeling15. Tessa Watson: The world is alive! Music therapy with adults with learning disabilities16. Kate E. Gfeller: Music Therapy for Children and Adults who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing17. Simon Gilbertson: Music Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury18. A.A Clair: Music Therapy for People who have Alzheimer's Disease19. Clare O' Callaghan and Natasha Michael: Music therapy in Grief and MourningSection Two: Approaches and models of music therapy20. Jane Edwards: Approaches and models of music therapy21. Susan Hadley and Nicole Hahna: Feminist Perspectives in Music Therapy22. Susanne Metzner: Psychodynamic Music Therapy23. Carolyn Kenny: The Field of Play: A Focus on Energy and the Ecology of Being and Playing24. Nina Guerrero, David Marcus, and Alan Turry: Poised in the Creative Now: Principles of Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy25. Colin Andrew Lee: Aesthetic Music Therapy26. Brynjulf Stige: Culture-Centred Music Therapy27. Randi Rolsvjord: Resource-Oriented Perspectives in Music Therapy28. Jane Edwards and Jason Noone: Developmental Music Therapy29. Gary Ansdell and Bynjulf Stige: Community Music Therapy30. Diane Austin: Vocal psychotherapySection Three: Music Therapy Methods31. Jane Edwards: Methods and techniques32. Trygve Aasgaard and Stine C. Blichfeldt AEro: Song writing techniques in music therapy practice33. Mercedes Pavilicevic: Group music therapy reconsidered: Of Musics, Contexts, and Discourses34. Denise Grocke: Receptive Music TherapySection Four: Music Therapy Research35. Jane Edwards: Music therapy research: Context, methodology, and current and future developments36. Barbara Wheeler: Music therapy research: An overview37. Barbara Daveson: Charting the terrain of grounded theory research in music therapy: where we've been and where we have the potential to go38. Claire Ghetti: Phenomenological Research in Music Therapy39. Sheri Robb and Dr Deb Burns: Randomized Controlled Trials in Music Therapy40. Jaakko Erkkila: Mixed Methods Research in Music Therapy41. Cynthia M. Colwell: Researching Music therapy in Medical SettingsSection Five: Music therapy training and professional issues42. Jane Edwards: Training, education, and professional issues in music therapy43. Suzanne Hanser: Music therapy training requirements44. Elaine Streeter: Fostering Experiential Learning with a Focus on Training Groups45. Alison Ledger: Developing new posts in music therapy46. Karen Twyford: Collaborating: A Role for Music Therapy within Interprofessional Teams and Beyond47. Monika Nocker-Ribaupierre: Recognition of Music Therapy in Europe48. Gro Trondalen: Self-care in Music Therapy: The art of balancing