Music therapy: an introduction

by Professor Helen Odell-Miller

 

Last updated: October 2018

 

Welcome to this module which introduces some basic information about the practice of music therapy in the UK. The module is in three sections:

 

Section 1: Background to music therapy

 

Section 2: Music therapy approaches

 

Section 3: Clinical vignettes and summary of evidence base. We specifically look at:

 

  • autism

 

  • schizophrenia

 

  • dementia.

 

Apart from the video examples which support this module, all clinical vignettes are fictitious and compiled from clinical experience, or have ethical consent and approval.

 

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