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By Johannes Eschen, Susan Hadley, Juliane Kowski

This e-book brings jointly the pro stories of eminent analytical track therapists from Europe and the us. The booklet examines the origins and thought of AMT (including a contribution at the topic from Mary Priestley), sooner than exploring its makes use of in a number of contexts. Chapters hide AMT in counselling and rehabilitation, with adults and youngsters and with nonverbal consumers. A concluding part discusses points of the educational of song treatment students.

Written by way of skilled and very hot analytic track therapists, and edited through Johannes Th. Eschen, one of many first ever AMT scholars, this booklet might be of curiosity to practitioners in lots of branches of tune remedy and similar disciplines.

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Often after such an experience, the players share its wonder in a prolonged and rich silence, words not able to express its ‘ineffable’ nature. Priestley believes that these experiences are a by-product of the improvisation but are not essential for good therapy to take place. However, they might provide the client with an experience of closeness which he or she may need, or joy which he or she may have lacked, and as such, may be very beneficial. 321). 238). In the therapeutic relationship, it refers to the client’s projections on to the therapist.

To this setting belongs a room with instruments. First, the therapist’s piano, which has been freed of its wooden covering so that the sounding board inside can also be played. A further expressive palette of instruments, enticing and inviting to be touched and explored, is made available. There is a second piano, a violin, a cello, a 54 ANALYTICAL MUSIC THERAPY psaltery, percussion instruments, a chromatic xylophone and metallophone, non-European instruments, flutes, and so on. Previous musical knowledge is not necessary, but the willingness to follow one’s own spontaneous playing impulse, to be as curious as a child again about what one hears, and to literally become one’s own ideas again, is.

Guided imagery, myths and dream work These are techniques used to provide a bridge to unconscious material. 129–136). Reality rehearsal Reality rehearsal is a technique used when the client has chosen a direction to be taken in life and needs to try it out in a safe place. 137). Wholeness Wholeness is a technique in which the client improvises alone as if he or she were perfectly whole. 138). Exploring relationships This technique involves acting out different kinds of relationships musically. 138).

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