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New technologies for accessing music have influenced music therapy methods.
Receptive Music Therapy is a valuable resource providing a single source of information for students and music therapists.
Theoretical explanations of introductory concepts and new elements such as listening and talking skills when working with recorded music are combined with practical guidance, so that you will always know what to do in practice, and why you are doing it.
Practice vignettes provided, articulate the use of a decision tree approach to the selection of receptive music therapy methods.
With everything from focused music listening, playlist construction, song discussion and lyric analysis, music and relaxation, music and imagery to and music and art media, this new edition is a must have for anyone looking to become a music therapist or bring their practices up to speed with the ever-evolving music listening practices.