An Introduction to Music Therapy
Theory and Practice
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|Format:||Paperback, 384 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 13 November 1998|
Available for the first time in paperback, this low-cost, 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, helping students build a firm base from which to explore the range of current healing modalities.
Table of Contents
PrefaceAn Overview of Music Therapy1 Clinical Practice in Music Therapy2 Music Therapy: An Historical Perspective3 Music: A Human PhenomenonPopulations Served by Music Therapists4 Music Therapy for Mentally Retarded Children and Adults5 Music Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Disorders6 Music Therapy and Elderly Populations7 Music Therapy for the Physically Disabled Child8 Music Therapy with Autistic Children9 Music Therapy in the Treatment of Learning Disabilities10 Music Therapy in the Treatment of Sensory Disorders11 Music Therapy in the Treatment of Medical Conditions12 Music Therapy in the Rehabilitation of Stroke and Traumatic-Brain-Injured Clients13 Music Therapy in Correctional PsychiatryProfessional Issues in Music Therapy14 The Music Therapy Treatment Process15 The Role of Research in Music Therapy16 The Profession in a Larger Context
About the Author
William David, Ph.D., RMT, completed his doctorate at the University of Kansas. Currently, he is coordinator of the undergraduate music theapy program at Colorado State University. From 1976-1980, he served as clinician, then as Director of Music Therapy, at Faribault State Hospital. He is past president of the Midwestern Region of the National Association for Music Therapy. Michael H. Thaut. Ph.D., RMT is the coordinator of graduate studies in music and music therapy at Colorado State University. He earned his doctorate from Michigan State University in 1983, and has served as Director of Music Therapy at the Riverside Correctional Facility. He is the director of the interdisciplinary Center for Biomedical Research at Colorado state, and is an ccompished musician. Kate Gfeller, Ph.D., RMT, is Professor in the School of Music and the Department of Speeach Pathology and Audiology at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. She has received the Research nand Publications Award and the National Service Award from the National Association for Music Therapy. Her areas of interest and expertise include music therapy with persons who have hearing losses, music perception of persons with assistive hearing devices, affective response to music, and music therapy with older adults. She is the author of numberous book, book chapters, and research articles, presenting her findings at workshops throughout the U.S, Canada, Ireland, and Australia.
|Publisher: ||Brown (William C.) Co ,U.S.|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 19.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.58 kg)|