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Selected books from the library's collection
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The New Music Therapist's Handbook 
ML3920.H36 1999  Check Availability
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An introduction to the field of Music Therapy featuring case studies, clinical applications with techniques, and guidelines for designing, implementing, and evaluating treatment programs.
An Introduction to Music Therapy: Theory and Practice 
ML3920 .D38 1999  Check Availability
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... high-quality guide to music therapy thought, research, and practice is the ideal text for a one semester overview and the perfect handbook for the practicing professional. You'll find that Davis, Gfeller, and Thaut's detailed descriptions of the populations most likely to receive music therapy are strongly supported by background material and extensive references...
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Music Therapy in Pediatric Healthcare: Research and Evidence-based Practice 
Reserve ML3920 .M875 2003  Check Availability
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This growing body of research has enabled the music therapy profession to establish itself as a viable treatment modality for children in many areas, such as neurological rehabilitation and the use of music with premature infants.
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The Handbook of Music Therapy 
ML3920 .H266 2002  Check Availability
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This handbook traces the history of recent developments in music therapy and the range of current applications and outlines practical requirements for the work and some basic prerequisites for and philosophies of training.

Selected Music Therapy Databases

International Index to Music Periodicals
IIMP Full Text is a music journal resource with more than half a million indexed articles, plus detailed abstracts and full text from 1874 to current, covering the scholarly to the popular.

MEDLINE with Full Text
MEDLINE with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, more than 1,450 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE, and of those, 561 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Biomedical Reference Collection.

Music Index
Music Index is a comprehensive guide to music periodicals and literature featuring digitized content from 1970 to present. Formerly The Music Index Online provided by Harmonie Park Press, this database contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry for more than 480 periodicals. Many of these journals are subscribed to by Berklee library.

Recommended Articles for Introduction to International Music Therapy Class

Introduction to International Music Therapy - Articles

These music therapy articles were chosen to provide support for course topics in MTH 201, Introduction to International Music Therapy

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Selected journals from the library's collection

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Arts in Psychotherapy 
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Image:M399-ArtsPsychotherapy.jpg‎ From the publisher:
The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles (including illustrations) by art, dance/movement, drama, music, and poetry psychotherapists, as well as psychiatrists, psychologists and creative arts therapists, that reflect the theory and practice of these disciplines.
The British Journal of Music Therapy 
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The British Journal of Music Therapy contains articles written by music therapists on clinical work, theoretical issues and research and is published twice yearly.

The Journal of Music Therapy 
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Image:M552-JMusicTherapy.jpg From the publisher:
The mission of the American Music Therapy Association is to advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and increase access to quality music therapy services in a rapidly changing world.
Music Therapy Perspectives 
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Image:M595-MusicTherapyPerspectives.jpg From the publisher:
Designed to appeal to a wide readership, both inside and outside the profession of music therapy. Articles focus on music therapy practice, as well as academics and administration.

Music Perception 
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Publishing original empirical and theoretical papers, methodological articles and critical reviews from renowned scientists and musicians, Music Perception is a repository of insightful research.

Journal Archive

Music Therapy Journal's Archive: Produced by the American Music Therapy Association, this CD-ROM contains every issue of the Journal of Music Therapy, Music Therapy, and Music Therapy Perspectives, in full text and printable, from 1964 through 2008. You can access this resource from the computer by the reference desk in the library's reading room.

Web Resources