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When the Client is a Music Therapist! Experiencing Five Approaches to Music Psychotherapy


When the Client is a Music Therapist! Experiencing Five Approaches to Music Psychotherapy

Vaillancourt, Guylaine (2016) When the Client is a Music Therapist! Experiencing Five Approaches to Music Psychotherapy. Canadian Journal of Music Therapy/Revue canadienne de musicothérapie, 22 (1). pp. 109-126. ISSN 1199-1054

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This article highlights the value of music therapists undergoing therapy—in particular, music therapy—in order to have better self-knowledge and to better understand the experiences of their clients. The author explored five music psychotherapy approaches: the Bonny method of guided imagery and music (Bonny, 2000/2010); mythopoeic music therapy (Gonzalez, 1992); music therapy group (Hesser, 1985); bio-energy and music therapy (Scheiby, 1992); and vocal work (Austin, 2008). The author wishes to encourage music therapists to undergo music therapy in order to maximize the therapeutic process they can offer to clients in their music therapy practices.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Creative Arts Therapies
Item Type:Article
Authors:Vaillancourt, Guylaine
Journal or Publication:Canadian Journal of Music Therapy/Revue canadienne de musicothérapie
Keywords:music therapy, music psychotherapy, personal therapy, group therapy, guided imagery and music, mythopoetic music therapy, bioenergy, voice work, music therapy group
ID Code:983351
Deposited On:23 Jan 2018 01:49
Last Modified:23 Jan 2018 01:49


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