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Interactive Music Therapy in Child and Family Psychiatry
Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching - 'What is truly distinctive about this book is that Oldfield introduces her doctoral research, in which she created the Music Therapy Diagnostic Assessment (MTDA) in comparison to one of the most internationally recognized standardized diagnostic tool.' - Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS).
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Increasingly, music therapy is being practised as an intervention in medical and special educational settings. Focusing on clinical work with developmental disability, paediatrics and neurology, this book informs music therapists through case studies and analyses of theory and practice.
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Interactive Music Therapy - A Positive Approach
Music Therapy at a Child Development Centre - In Interactive Music Therapy - A Positive Approach, Amelia Oldfield explains how her approach to music therapy sessions establishes a constructive musical dialogue with children that emphasises positive experiences - these establish trust and allow feelings to be expressed through music.
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Music Therapy and Group Work
Sound Company - Group music therapy has been widely practised for many years, especially within institutional settings, and features substantially in training, yet there has been no publication devoted to the discussion of this area of therapy.
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Music Therapy in Children's Hospices
Jessie's Fund in Action - The use of music therapy in children's hospices has burgeoned since its introduction by Jessie's Fund in the mid-90s. This moving and extremely helpful text brings together the experiences of eleven music therapists working with children who are in the final stages of life-limiting illness.
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Music Therapy in Context
Music, Meaning and Relationship - Making a significant contribution to a theory of music therapy, this book addresses current music therapy debates to do with meaning: are words necessary in creative music therapy? How is clinical improvisation distinct from 'pure' music improvisation? If so, what is the nature of the distinction? How do music therapists address culture-specific nuances in music, and in concepts of healing rituals?
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...the selected papers give a graphic description of the overall nature of the work of music therapists... gives a good overview to music therapy practice and is presented in an interesting and lively fashion. British Journal of Occupational Therapy
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Music, Music Therapy and Trauma
International Perspectives - Music communicates where words fail, and music therapy has been proven to connect with those who were thought to be unreachable, making it an ideal medium for working with those who have suffered psychological trauma. Music, Music Therapy and Trauma addresses the need for an exploration of current thinking on music and trauma.
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Pied Piper
Musical Activities to Develop Basic Skills - It is widely acknowledged that music is of great value for people with learning difficulties. It can be used as a catalyst to help those with special needs acquire and improve basic skills and thereby to communicate better.
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Songwriting
Methods, Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students - This comprehensive and groundbreaking book describes the effective use of songwriting in music therapy with a variety of client populations, from children with cancer and adolescents in secondary school to people with traumatic brain injury and mental health problems.
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