Art & Music Therapy

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Voicework in Music Therapy

Research and Practice

Foreword by Diane Snow Austin; Edited by Felicity Baker and Sylka Uhlig
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Compiling a wealth of international evidence-based practice, this book offers detailed descriptions of clinical methods that are grounded in research. Chapters are grouped into structured and unstructured approaches for use with clients of all ages. This book will be invaluable for any student, practitioner or researcher exploring voicework.

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Bio-Guided Music Therapy

A Practitioner's Guide to the Clinical Integration of Music and Biofeedback

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This practical guide introduces the principles of biofeedback and explores the use of music therapy interventions in the context of achieving skills in self-regulation of physiological response. The book looks at the primary modalities of biofeedback, in conjunction with the assignment of digitally sampled musical voices to specific body functions.

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Art Therapy and Postmodernism

Creative Healing Through a Prism

Foreword by Joy Schaverien; Edited by Helene Burt
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book brings together the work of international art therapists with diverse experiences and perspectives. They share, however, a common postmodern belief that art is a unique way of expressing the human condition and that art therapy should not be a diagnostic tool but a collaborative healing process between the therapist and the client.

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Music Therapy in Schools

Working with Children of All Ages in Mainstream and Special Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The majority of music therapy work with children takes place in schools. This book documents the wealth and diversity of work that music therapists are doing in educational settings. It shows how, in recent years, music therapy has changed and grown as a profession, and it provides an insight into the trends that are emerging in this area.

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Art Therapy in Asia

To the Bone or Wrapped in Silk

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This edited book documents how the field of art therapy is taking shape as both a profession and a discipline across Asia. It explores how art therapists in the East are assimilating Western models and adapting them to create unique and inspirational new approaches that both East and West can learn from.

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The Tzolkin Trilogy

Yidaki music for sound therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The didgeridoo, or yidaki, is one of the most ancient musical instruments on Earth. The Tzolkin Trilogy showcases the primal sound of the didgeridoo as it has never before been heard, in three compositions, based on the Mayan calendar. This unique sound has been developed into a form that can act as a tool for healing and spiritual awakening.

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Reflections of Body Image in Art Therapy

Exploring Self through Metaphor and Multi-Media

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The art-based activities in this book use a range of media to engage with common body image concerns and encourage self acceptance. It will be valuable to professionals working with girls and women struggling with eating disorders. All the exercises, and their benefits, are fully explained with illustrative case studies and sample artworks.

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Trauma Healing at the Clay Field

A Sensorimotor Art Therapy Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

'Work at the Clay Field' is an art therapy discipline that uses sensorimotor methods that are highly effective for trauma healing in adults and children. This book is a comprehensive training manual for art therapists and mental health professionals covering all aspects of the approach including setting, theory, practice and case studies.

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Forensic Music Therapy

A Treatment for Men and Women in Secure Hospital Settings

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book demonstrates diverse approaches from music therapy teams working in secure settings. Case studies provide evidence for the use of music therapy with a variety of client groups including adult and adolescent offenders, men and women with personality disorders and mental illnesses in low, medium and high secure treatment settings.

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Early Childhood Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Developing Potential in Young Children and their Families

Foreword by David Aldridge; Edited by Marcia Humpal and Petra Kern
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This edited book brings together renowned experts in music therapy and related fields to present current research, practical strategies, and policies useful for everyone interested in music as a tool to aid children on the autism spectrum. Case scenarios, examples and tip sheets further support the application of the knowledge-based content.

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