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Music therapy and group work [electronic resource] : sound company / edited by Alison Davies and Eleanor Richards ; foreword by Marina Jenkyns.

Davies, Alison, 1943- (Added Author). Richards, Eleanor. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1417501677 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781417501670 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1846423414
  • ISBN: 9781846423413
  • ISBN: 9781843100362
  • ISBN: 1843100363
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (301 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: London ; J. Kingsley, 2002.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Available through EBSCO
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. 1. Music Therapy Groups with Adults. Introduction -- Sound company: psychodynamic group music therapy as facilitating environment, transformational object and therapeutic play -- Drummed out of mind: a music therapy group with forensic patients -- One man's journey and the importance of time: music therapy in an NHS mental health day centre -- Music therapy with elderly adults -- 'There's no getting away From anything in here': a music therapy group within an inpatient programme for adults with eating disorders -- A music therapy group in a neurological rehabilitation ward -- Finding a space to play: a music therapy group for adults with learning disabilities -- A music and art therapy group for people with learning disabilities.
Summary, etc.:
Group music therapy has been widely practised for many years, especially within institutional settings, and features substantially in training, yet there has been no publication devoted to the discussion of this area of therapy. Music Therapy and Group Work fills this gap by bringing together the experiences of group music therapy practitioners who work with diverse client groups in various settings. Whilst acknowledging that the practice of group music therapy incorporates many theoretical and practical issues in common with those of mainstream group work, the editors emphasize that this field needs to develop some further theoretical discourse of its own, primarily because its main contrast from regular group work is that it draws on a non-verbal medium alongside the ordinary verbal exchange. The book combines clinical examples with theory to provide a comprehensive introduction to group music therapy.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Music therapy.
Psychoanalysis and music.
Group psychotherapy.
MEDICAL > Allied Health Services > Occupational Therapy.
Group psychotherapy.
Music therapy.
Psychoanalysis and music.
Genre: Electronic books.

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