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Katie Down
Katie Down, (LCAT, MT-BC, MM) is a licensed creative arts therapist, teacher, composer, and performer. She has been working in the realm of music and healing for over 12 years as a clinician and meditation teacher, offering dee...
... and inadequacy that sometimes plague music therapists. She reminds that therapists are part of a ... medical team and helps to clarify the music therapists mission. She recommends that therapists must ...
Country reports: Iceland
Approaches (2015) Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 157-158
... practicing music therapists in Iceland at any given time. In 1997, the Association of Music Therapists in ... Music therapy was introduced in Iceland in 1970. Since then, there have been one to seven ... Iceland was formed, but as of 2015, there are no degree programs in music therapy, and a campaign to ...
... The focus of this study is on the music therapist's experience of being present to clients, which ... , it is argued, is essential to being effective as a music therapist. ...
... therapists within a music therapy session. What informed those music therapists, within the context of a ... The purpose of this study was to describe how intuition was experienced and used by music ...
... Danish Association of Music Therapists, formed in 2007 by the merger of two professional organizations ... The first classes in music therapy were begun in the early 1960s, as adjuncts to training in ...
A PHENOMENOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF BEING EFFECTIVE AS A MUSIC THERAPIST
Qualitative Inquiries in Music Therapy (2004) Vol. 1, pp. 19-35

The purpose of this study was to investigate the experience of being effective as a music therapist. Eleven music therapists served as subjects, selected according to years of clinical experience, client populations with whom they worked, and theoretical and methodological ...

... . Eleven music therapists served as subjects, selected according to years of clinical experience ... ' experiences, (b) themselves as therapists, (c) the role and influence of the music, (d) the ... experience of being effective as a music therapist. Eleven music therapists served as subjects, selected ...
THE IMPACT OF MUSIC THERAPISTS' MUSIC CULTURES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THEIR PROFESSIONAL FRAMEWORKS
Qualitative Inquiries in Music Therapy (2011) Vol. 6, pp. 1-33

This qualitative study examines the impact of music therapists' music cultures on the development of their professional frameworks. While the impact that music has on a person's identity has been widely studied, research has yet to explore the impact of ...

... This qualitative study examines the impact of music therapists' music cultures on the development ... that these music cultures have on therapists' professional frameworks, a phenomenological inquiry was ... conducted with three music therapists from differing music cultural backgrounds, including jazz ...
Bereaved Family Caregivers’ Reflections on the Role of the Music Therapist
Music and Medicine (2011) Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 56-63

In music therapy practice, it is well understood that the presence of the therapist plays an important role. Within a previous qualitative research study, 7 bereaved family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer voluntarily contributed reflections regarding memorable features of ...

... In music therapy practice, it is well understood that the presence of the therapist plays an ... of the music therapist. This article presents an overview of the strategies provided in this home ... -based hospice music therapy program and a focused content analysis of narrations that pertained to the ...
... An editorial urges music therapists to thing about their vocation as something important to be shared via scholarly work. ...
What Do Orchestral Instruments Bring to Music Therapy? Developing My Voice on the Oboe and English Horn as a Music Therapist/Quel est l'apport des instruments d'orchestre à la musicothérapie? Trouver ma voix au moyen du hautbois et du cor anglais en tant que musicothérapeute
Canadian Journal of Music Therapy (2014) Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 13-31

This qualitative case study explored the experiences of both client and music therapist when the oboe and English horn were used as the therapist's instruments. The therapeutic experiences of an adolescent client and the music therapist unfolded within the setting ...

... are made for music therapists who wish to bring their principal instruments to music therapy. This ... instrument in music therapy, and suggestions are made for music therapists who wish to bring their ... This qualitative case study explored the experiences of both client and music therapist when the ...
... A commentary discusses what differentiates a board-certified music therapist from a music volunteer. ...
Perspectives of Paraeducators on Collaboration in Music Therapy Sessions/Point de vue d'aides-enseignants sur la collaboration au sein des s� ances de musicoth� rapie
Canadian Journal of Music Therapy (2013) Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 47-65

Twenty paraeducators who worked in a suburban special education center with two music therapists participated in focus-group interviews that explored their perspectives on the music therapy sessions in which they assisted. The paraeducators defined collaboration and described their own and ...

... Twenty paraeducators who worked in a suburban special education center with two music therapists ... music therapists' contributions to the music therapy sessions as well as the learning that they and the ... music therapists received from one another. Qualitative analysis of the interview transcripts showed ...
The initial stage of the professional identity development of an arts therapist: The example of Latvia
Approaches (2015) Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. np

This article explores the issue of professional identity development of an arts therapist within the context of Latvia. One hundred and eighty-five participants were invited to take part in the research and to fill in the questionnaire electronically--118 certified arts ...

... research and to fill in the questionnaire electronically--118 certified arts therapists and 67 arts ... certified arts therapists, 50 arts therapies students). In addition, five focus groups were arranged ... including certified arts therapists and arts therapies students. As a theoretical basis this ...
MUSIC-ELICITED PEAK EXPERIENCES OF MUSIC THERAPISTS
Qualitative Inquiries in Music Therapy (2015) Vol. 10, pp. 53-76

The purpose of this study was to explore the phenomenon of music therapists' music-elicited peak experiences and the potential influence of these experiences on clinical practice. A qualitative interviewing method was implemented with five individuals who experienced one or more ...

... The purpose of this study was to explore the phenomenon of music therapists' music-elicited peak ... experiences while working clinically either as board-certified music therapists or music therapy ... music therapists' music-elicited peak experiences and the potential influence of these experiences on ...
The academic training of music therapists: Chances of normalisation and specialisation
Approaches (2015) Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 38-43

There are reservations against and strong arguments for the academic training of music therapists in Europe. I want to follow some of these pros and cons as a thesis and antithesis to finally reach a synthesis for needs and visions ...

... There are reservations against and strong arguments for the academic training of music therapists ... synthesis for needs and visions of academic training of music therapists in Europe. You will ... certainly notice that I am strongly in favour of the academic training of music therapists. However, my ...
... An article reproduced from northjersey.com discusses the powerful therapeutic effects hospice music therapist Jennifer Knittel has on her patients. ...
... Surveys were sent to 1,890 Canadian and American music therapists, with 682 responses, to examine ... ) looked at the experiences of present-day women and men music therapists in comparison with each other ... respondents who self-identify as community music therapists (Curtis, 2015). And now, this follow-up ...
... McFerran's book, which is an invaluable resource for newly qualified music therapists and trainees ... , as well as for established music therapists and others interested in how music can benefit young people, is reviewed. ...