An Introduction to Music Therapy: Theory and Practice

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McGraw-Hill, 1999 - Medical - 370 pages
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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.

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Contents

A Historical Perspective
15
A Human Phenomenon and Therapeutic Tool
35
PART TWO POPULATIONS SERVED BY MUSIC THERAPISTS
61
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About the author (1999)

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.

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