Goal Processes in Music Therapy Practice

Goal Processes in Music Therapy Practice

Grace Thompson


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The processes around identifying therapeutic goals with your client are at the centre of ethical music therapy practice.
A combination of primary qualitative research with existing literature allows for a thorough understanding of how goal setting is influenced by both the therapist and the person with whom they work, and the levels of collaboration possible between client and therapist in different settings. Downloadable worksheets, reflective tasks, case examples and guidelines on goal writing puts the theory into action.
Providing a detailed model and set of principles that you can apply to any context and strengthen your practice; this book makes essential reading for music therapy students and practitioners looking to hone and update their skills.


Grace Thompson:

Grace Thompson, PhD is a registered music therapist, researcher and senior lecturer in Music Therapy at The University of Melbourne. Grace has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and is co-editor of the book Music Therapy with Families.