Music Therapy Handbook (Creative Arts and Play Therapy)

Music Therapy Handbook (Creative Arts and Play Therapy)

By: Barbara L. Wheeler (editor)Paperback

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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.

About Author

Barbara L. Wheeler, PhD, MT-BC, is Professor Emerita at Montclair State University in New Jersey, where she taught from 1975 to 2000. Dr. Wheeler initiated the music therapy program at the University of Louisville in 2000, retiring in 2011. She presents and teaches in the United States and internationally, with current faculty appointments at the Department of Social Studies, University of Applied Sciences Wurzburg-Schweinfurt, Wurzburg, Germany; and the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music, Katowice, Poland. She has been an active clinician throughout her career, working with diverse clientele. Dr. Wheeler has edited and authored several chapters, articles, and books, including Music Therapy Research? (now in its third edition), and Clinical Training Guide for the Student Music Therapist. She is a past president of the American Music Therapy Association and former Interview Coeditor for Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.


I. Overview and Issues 1. Overview of Music Therapy as a Profession, Barbara L. Wheeler 2. A History of Music Therapy, William Davis & Susan Hadley 3. Aesthetic Foundations of Music Therapy: Music and Emotion, James Hiller 4. Music Therapy and the Brain, Concetta M. Tomaino 5. Music Therapy and Cultural Diversity, Seung-A Kim & Annette Whitehead-Pleaux 6. Ethics in Music Therapy, Debbie Bates 7. Music Therapy Assessment, Anne W. Lipe 8. Music Therapy Research, Debra S. Burns & Anthony Meadows 9. Evidence-Based Practice in Music Therapy, Felicity A. Baker 10. Music Therapy Methods, Susan Gardstrom & Suzanne Sorel II. Orientations and Approaches 11. Psychodynamic Approaches, Connie Isenberg 12. Humanistic Approaches, Brian Abrams 13. Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches, Suzanne Hanser 14. Developmental Approaches, Cynthia A. Briggs 15. Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, Nina Guerrero, David Marcus, & Alan Turry 16. The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, Madelaine Ventre & Cathy H. McKinney 17. Analytical Music Therapy, Benedikte B. Scheiby 18. Neurologic Music Therapy, Corene P. Hurt-Thaut & Sarah B. Johnson 19. Community Music Therapy, Brynjulf Stige 20. Music Therapy in Expressive Arts, Margareta Warja III. Clinical Applications A. Music Therapy for Children and Adolescents 21. Music Therapy for Developmental Issues in Early Childhood, Marcia Humpal 22. Music Therapy for Children with Intellectual Disabilities, Beth McLaughlin & Ruthlee Figlure Adler 23. Music Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, John A. Carpente & A. Blythe LaGasse 24. Music Therapy for Children with Speech and Language Disorders, Kathleen M. Howland 25. Music Therapy for Children with Sensory Deficits, Greta E. Gillmeister & Paige Elwafi 26. Music Therapy in the Schools, Katrina Skewes McFerran B. Music Therapy for Adults 27. Music Therapy for Adults with Mental Illness, Gillian Stephens Langdon 28. Music Therapy in Addictions Treatment, Kathleen M. Murphy 29. Music Therapy for Older Adults, Hanne Mette Ridder & Barbara L. Wheeler 30. Music Therapy for Women Survivors of Domestic Violence, Elizabeth York & Sandra L. Curtis 31. Music Therapy for Survivors of Traumatic Events, Ronald M. Borczon 32. Music Therapy for Grief and Loss, Robert E. Krout C. Medical Music Therapy 33. Music Therapy in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Helen Shoemark & Deanna Hanson-Abromeit 34. Medical Music Therapy for Children, Joanne Loewy 35. Medical Music Therapy for Adults, Carol Shultis & Lisa Gallagher 36. Music Therapy for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury and Other Neurological Disorders, Jeanette Tamplin 37. Music Therapy at the End of Life, Clare O'Callaghan, Lucy Forrest, & Yun Wen Author Index Subject Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781462529728
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 507
  • ID: 9781462529728
  • weight: 920
  • ISBN10: 1462529720

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