Methods, Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students
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Songwriting by Felicity Baker
Book DescriptionThis comprehensive and groundbreaking book describes the effective use of songwriting in music therapy with a variety of client populations, from children with cancer and adolescents in secondary school to people with traumatic brain injury and mental health problems. The authors explain the specific considerations to bear in mind when working with particular client groups to achieve the best clinical outcomes. All the contributors are experienced music therapy clinicians and researchers. They provide many case examples from clinical practice to illustrate the therapeutic methods being used, together with notated examples of songs produced in therapy. Particular emphasis is placed on how lyrics and music are created, including the theoretical approaches underpinning this process. This practical book will prove indispensable to students, clinical therapists, music therapists, educators, teachers and musicians.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843103561
(246mm x 173mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 17-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Felicity Baker
Music Technology in Therapeutic and Health Settings, Paperback (September 2013)
There is a rapidly emerging and developing area of music therapy practice that uses electronic music technologies in a range of therapeutic and clinical settings to help clients with complex needs. With contributions from leading experts in the field, this edited volume explains cutting edge technologies and how to apply these tools in practice.
Voicework in Music Therapy, Paperback (June 2011)
Compiling a wealth of international evidence-based practice, this book offers detailed descriptions of clinical methods that are grounded in research. Chapters are grouped into structured and unstructured approaches for use with clients of all ages. This book will be invaluable for any student, practitioner or researcher exploring voicework.
Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation, Paperback (June 2006)
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.
Toys on Stage, Hardback (October 1997)» View all books by Felicity Baker
What is Christmas without pantomime? This year the toys are putting on a pantomime to entertain their friends. Tension mounts as the audience take their seats, a light bulb blows, Teddy is afraid he has forgotten his lines and Captain Blue goes missing.
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Author Biography - Felicity Baker
Felicity Baker qualified as a music therapist at the University of Melbourne in 1992. She has since completed a research Masters (1999, Melbourne University) and a PhD (2004, Aalborg University). She has many years of experience providing music therapy programmes for people with traumatic brain injury and is widely published in this area. She is currently head of the music therapy training programme at the University of Queensland, Australia, and editorial board member of the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy. Tony Wigram was Professor and Head of PhD Studies in Music Therapy at the University of Aalborg, Denmark, Honorary Research Fellow in the Faculty of Music at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Reader in Music Therapy at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. He was Associate Editor of the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, and a former President of both the European Music Therapy Confederation and the World Federation of Music Therapy. He was also Head Music Therapist at the Harper Children's Service in Hertfordshire, UK, and Research Advisor to Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust.
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