Receptive Methods In Music Therapy: Techniques And Clinical Applications For Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators And Students

Receptive Methods In Music Therapy: Techniques And Clinical Applications For Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators And Students

Receptive Methods in Music Therapy: Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students

This practical book describes the specific use of receptive (listening) methods and techniques in music therapy clinical practice and research, including relaxation with music for children and adults, the use of visualisation and imagery, music and collage, song-lyric discussion, vibroacoustic applications, music and movement techniques, and other forms of aesthetic listening to music. The authors explain these receptive methods of intervention using a format that enables practitioners to apply them in practice and make informed choices about music suitable for each of the different techniques. Protocols are described step-by-step, with reference to the necessary environment, conditions, skills and appropriate musical material.

Receptive Methods in Music Therapy will prove indispensable to music therapy students, practitioners, educators and researchers.

Review
this book now presents us with an opportunity to discover the huge range of practice in receptive music therapy. The authors offer their receptive music therapy methods with conviction and the book could be a real challenge to orthodox thinking and teaching in the UK. Listening to music forms part of many sessions anyway: perhaps it is time to include consciously this...

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