Approaches: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Music Therapy (formerly known as ‘Approaches: Music Therapy & Special Music Education’) is an open access peer-reviewed journal inviting diverse perspectives on music therapy practice, profession and discipline. As a Hellenic-English publication, Approaches fosters interdisciplinary dialogue bridging local and global aspects of music, health and wellbeing. 

Open call for papers

Special issue: “Guided Imagery & Music: Contemporary European Perspectives and Developments”

Current journal issue (volume 8, issue 1, 2016)

Special issue: “Music, drama, dance movement and art therapy: Interdisciplinary dialogues”
Guest editor: Vicky Karkou, Edge Hill University, UK

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Latest publications

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Conference report (published on 25 August 2016)
The 4th International Conference of the International Association for Music and Medicine (IAMM)
Amy Clements-Cortés
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Conference report (published on 9 August 2016)
The Second BAMT Conference ‘Re-visioning our voice: Resourcing music therapy for contemporary needs’
Claire McCarthy
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Conference report (published on 4 August 2016)
The Third Nordoff Robbins Plus Conference ‘Exploring music in therapeutic and community settings’
Katie Rose Sanfilippo & Neta Spiro
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Book review (published on 1 August 2016)
Defining Music Therapy (3rd Edition) (Kenneth Bruscia) 
Reviewed by Theo Dimitriadis
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Tribute (published on 25 July 2016)
A tribute to Andrew O’Hanrahan (23 February 1959 – 25 July 2015)
Jonathan Perkins, Amelia Oldfield, Hayley Hind, Emily Corke, Ruth Oreschnick, Nicky Haire & Philippa Derrington
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