Articles about Music Therapy

Community Sound Work: Music in open health settings--voice and body, inclusion and therapy, individuality and indication
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 49-64

Though Sound Work was developed in the field of psychiatry, its characteristics proved to comply widely with the philosophical paradigms of community music, a fact that encouraged the development of Community Sound Work as a new interdisciplinary and culturally sensitive ...

DrumPower--music for a better community in the classroom: Group music therapy programme for violence prevention, social integration and empowerment in schools--suggestions from Community Music Therapy approaches
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 65-76

Prevention of violence is one of the major social responsibilities of the twenty-first century, requiring effective preventative measures at many levels. Music as a non-verbal and emotive medium provides general and specific means for promoting aggression regulation, social integration and ...

Developing community music in Germany: The journey to this journal issue
International Journal of Community Music (2016) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 99

Although community music is slowly gaining popularity in Germany, it is still largely unknown, both as a term and as a concept of practice. Consequently, it has so far been understudied: there has been no primary research to specifically explore ...