Film & Performance Studies

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Storytelling with Children in Crisis

Take Just One Star - How Impoverished Children Heal Through Stories

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Molly Salans has been a storyteller for many years, visiting children who have depression, ADHD and behavioral problems caused by poverty, absent fathers, depressed mothers, run-down schools and violence. Describing her therapy sessions as they happened, = Salans puts the children in the context of their lives and recounts her sessions.

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Groups in Music

Strategies from Music Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Music therapist Mercedes Pavlicevic develops a broad-based discourse to describe, analyse and guide the practice of group musicking, drawing on her own extensive experience. The text is illustrated with vignettes drawn from a range of formal and informal settings. If you're involved in any kind of group musicking, this book is for you.

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Hollywood North

The Feature Film Industry in British Columbia

UBC Press

This timely book recounts the story of British Columbia's rapid rise from relative obscurity in the film world to its current status as "Hollywood North."

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A Comprehensive Guide to Music Therapy

Theory, Clinical Practice, Research and Training

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Music therapists have a rich diversity of approaches and methods, often developed with specific relevance to meet the needs of a certain client population. This book reflects the components of such diversity, and is a comprehensive guide to accessing the ideas, theory, research results and clinical outcomes that are the foundations of this field.

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Music Therapy and Group Work

Sound Company

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Group music therapy has been widely practised for many years, and features substantially in training, yet there has been no publication devoted to the discussion of this area of therapy. This book fills this gap by bringing together the experiences of group music therapy practitioners who work with diverse client groups in various settings.

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The Story So Far

Play Therapy Narratives

Edited by Ann Cattanach
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Play therapy can be a very appropriate way of facilitating this kind of expression. This book describes the work of nine play therapists through the narratives of children - and some adults - whose stories emerge during their play therapy sessions.

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Analytical Music Therapy

Edited by Johannes Eschen
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book examines the origins and theory of AMT (including a contribution on the subject from Mary Priestley), before exploring its uses in various contexts. Chapters cover AMT in counselling and rehabilitation, with adults and children and with nonverbal clients. A concluding section discusses aspects of the training of music therapy students.

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Music, Music Therapy and Trauma

International Perspectives

Edited by Julie Sutton
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Music communicates where words fail, and music therapy has been proven to connect with those who were thought to be unreachable, making it an ideal medium for working with those who have suffered psychological trauma. Music, Music Therapy and Trauma addresses the need for an exploration of current thinking on music and trauma.

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Music Therapy, Sensory Integration and the Autistic Child

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written in a way that is both informative for the professional and accessible for parents, this book furthers the already strong case for the use of music therapy as a resource to encourage behavioural changes for the better in children with autism spectrum conditions.

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Pied Piper

Musical Activities to Develop Basic Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

With clear aims and easy-to-follow instructions, Pied Piper describes 78 enjoyable music activities for groups of children or adults who may have learning difficulties. The emphasis is on using music, rather than learning songs or rhythms, so group members do not need any special skills to be able to participate.

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