From the publisher: This book should prove a valuable resource for those desiring to initiate a medical music therapy program, an Arts in Medicine program, a research program, or a music therapy clinical specialty area.
From the publisher: Research and clinical work are often perceived as opposites in the field of music therapy. This book shows, for the first time, how these two areas of work can creatively complement one another, proving beneficial to both disciplines.
From the publisher: This completely revised 3rd edition documents research and clinical practice in the profession. Review of literature on approaches in mental health, developmental disability, sensory impairments and rehabilitation.
From the publisher: Elizabeth Wong, MT-BC presents tools and information designed to arm the entry-level music therapist (or an experienced MT-BC new to rehabilitation settings) with basic knowledge and materials to develop or work in a music therapy program treating people with stroke, brain injury, and those who are ventilator dependent.
From the publisher: This volume covers the wide range of mental disorder diagnoses and addresses specific populations such as forensic and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. How music therapy is used within each model is explored, including music psychotherapy, rehabilitation, behavioral approach, and transpersonal therapy.