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Music Therapy in Schools

Music Therapy in Schools

Working with Children of All Ages in Mainstream and Special Education

Edited by Jo Tomlinson, Philippa Derrington and Amelia Oldfield

The majority of music therapy work with children takes place in schools. This book documents the wealth and diversity of work that music therapists are doing in educational settings. It shows how, in recent years, music therapy has changed and grown as a profession, and it provides an insight into the trends that are emerging in this area. more »

2011, Paperback: £25.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-000-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation

Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation

A Clinician's Manual

Felicity Baker and Jeanette Tamplin
With a contribution from Jeanette Kennelly

Felicity Baker and Jeanette Tamplin combine research findings with their own clinical experience and present step-by-step instructions and guidelines on how to implement music therapy techniques for a range of therapeutic needs. Photographs clearly illustrate interventions for physical rehabilitation. more »

2006, Paperback: £29.99/ $56.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-412-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 256pp

Music Therapy Research and Practice in Medicine

From Out of the Silence

David Aldridge

In this interdisciplinary and wide-ranging volume, David Aldridge explores the power of music as a healing treatment for a broad spectrum of physical and mental conditions. Interweaving theory and practice, Aldridge demonstrates the many ways in which a culture of research may be developed in a practice setting to the benefit of all. more »

1996, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-296-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 336pp
New! Music Therapy Social Skills Assessment and Documentation Manual (MTSSA)

Music Therapy Social Skills Assessment and Documentation Manual (MTSSA)

Clinical guidelines for group work with children and adolescents

Jenni Rook, Rebecca West, Jeffrey Wolfe, Pan Ho, Alana Dennis, Yayoi Nakai-Hosoe and Kimberly Peyton

This comprehensive handbook provides adaptable assessment and documentation processes for social skill development in music therapy group sessions for children with developmental disabilities. It also includes a CD-ROM of forms and tools, as well as songs that help to facilitate social interaction. more »

2014, Paperback: £39.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84905-985-5, 279.4mm x 216mm / 11in x 8.5in, 200pp
Music Therapy with Children and their Families

Music Therapy with Children and their Families

Edited by Amelia Oldfield and Claire Flower

The contributors describe their approaches to family work with different client groups. Their experiences demonstrate that involving the family in a child's music therapy can be beneficial for everyone, and that it is possible to address relationship issues within the family as part of the treatment. more »

2008, Paperback: £19.99/ $34.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-581-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
Music Therapy, Sensory Integration and the Autistic Child

Music Therapy, Sensory Integration and the Autistic Child

Dorita S. Berger

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. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-700-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
Music Therapy: Intimate Notes

Music Therapy: Intimate Notes

Mercédès Pavlicevic

The stories and reflections in this book describe powerful encounters between nine music therapists and clients. The stories reveal the passion and integrity of nine music therapists who undergo profound changes as a result of their work. The book provides a lively and informal theoretical foundation, connecting music to our intimate lives. more »

1999, Paperback: £16.99/ $27.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-692-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp
Music, Language and Autism

Music, Language and Autism

Exceptional Strategies for Exceptional Minds

Adam Ockelford

This book explores why many children with autism are so captivated by music and how practitioners and parents can harness this to develop language skills. Through case studies, it displays how music can become a scaffold for language; allowing autistic children to express their inner thoughts and feelings without resorting to destructive behaviour. more »

2013, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-197-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Music, Music Therapy and Trauma

Music, Music Therapy and Trauma

International Perspectives

Edited by Julie P. Sutton

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. more »

2002, Paperback: £19.99/ $37.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-027-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
Musical Encounters with Dying

Musical Encounters with Dying

Stories and Lessons

Islene Runningdeer

This book explores the supportive role music therapy can play in the end-of-life care. Through real-life accounts, it looks at how to create a therapeutic relationship, help patients to reach final goals, work within cultural contexts and deal with difficult emotions. It also considers how best to support the families of the dying. more »

2013, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-936-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Mutative Metaphors in Psychotherapy

The Aeolian Mode

Murray Cox and Alice Theilgaard

The aim of the Aeolian Mode is to release energy by freeing an individual from the restrictive legacy of the past. Taking Bachelard's paradox "But the image has touched the depths before it stirs the surface" as a paradigm, the book presents the therapeutic possibilities in metaphor and image whereby patients are enabled to tell their story. more »

1997, Paperback: £25.00/ $42.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-459-7, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 308pp
Mutual Support and Mental Health

Mutual Support and Mental Health

A Route to Recovery

Maddy Loat

Mental health services tend to view and treat mental health problems in an individual-centric way. This book argues for an alternative route to recovery that is cognizant of our social nature, needs and difficulties. It focuses on the therapeutic value of meeting others who face similar problems and sharing experiences. more »

2011, Paperback: £21.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-530-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
My Autism Book

My Autism Book

A Child's Guide to their Autism Spectrum Diagnosis

Glòria Durà-Vilà and Tamar Levi

When a child is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, parents often feel overwhelmed and uncertain about how to communicate the diagnosis to their child. This beautifully illustrated picture book helps parents to explain autism to their child in a sensitive, positive and accurate way using clear language that speaks directly to the child. more »

2013, Hardback: £9.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-438-6, 210mm x 210mm / 8.25in x 8.25in, 48pp
My Child Has Autism, Now What?

My Child Has Autism, Now What?

10 Steps to Get You Started

Susan Larson Kidd

The book covers the key aspects of life with a child on the autism spectrum, including basics such as sleeping, eating, and toileting, through adapting the home, creating routines, and exploring therapy. Strategies are outlined simply and clearly, and are firmly grounded in the author's extensive experience of supporting children with autism. more »

2010, Paperback: £10.99/ $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-841-4, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 128pp
My dearest Birdie

My dearest Birdie

Letters to Australia 1874 to 1886

Richard Gowlland and Jessie Gowlland
Edited by Juliet Phillips
Edited by Richard Joscelyne

In February 1874, Jack Gowlland RN and his sister Celia left England to travel across the Continent. From there they sailed via the newly opened Suez Canal to Australia. Celia never returned to England. Spanning twelve years, the letters to Celia - Birdie - that form this volume are from Celia's favourite brother, Richard, and his wife Jessie. more »

2007, Paperback: £12.99/ $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-84310-635-7, 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 268pp

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