Developments in Music Therapy Practice: Case Study Perspectives
Anthony N Meadows
This book presents 34 case studies from music therapists around the world. These studies describe practices from a broad range of clinical orientations, including recent developments in cognitive behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic, medical, community, aesthetic, and healing practices with infants, children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Models described include Guided Imagery and Music, Analytical Music Therapy, Behavioral Music Therapy, and Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy. each chapter provides the author's theoretical foundation(s), assessment process, therapeutic process, and health outcomes. Improvisational, receptive, recreative, compositional, and creative arts methods and techniques are explained. Conceived as a textbook for training students, this collection may also be used as an introduction to music therapy, and as a reference that reflects latest developments in the field.