Music Therapy is an introduction to contemporary training and practice. Written in a clear, jargon-free style, the book provides a lively source of information and ideas for all who are new to music therapy.

Two Approaches to Music Therapy

Two Approaches to Music Therapy

Two approaches to music therapy

At the World Congress of Music Therapy in Washington DC, USA, in 1999, the international community (Aigen, 1999: 14) examined five significant models of music therapy: Behavioural Music Therapy, (Madsen and Madsen, 1968; Madsen, Cotter and Madsen, 1968) Benenzon Music Therapy (Benenzon, 1981) and the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (Goldberg, 1995). The remaining two, Analytic Music Therapy and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, originated in Britain, and both have been particularly influential and significant in the development of music therapy clinical practice, teaching and research, not only in the UK but worldwide.

Analytic Music Therapy: A Psychotherapeutic Approach

The work of the British music therapist Mary Priestley, which began at St. Bernard's Hospital in Middlesex, is documented ...

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