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”
Extended submissions deadline: 30 January 2017

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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Article (published on 27 November 2016)
Flow as a mechanism of change in music therapy: Applications to clinical practice
Michael J. Silverman & Felicity A. Baker
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Book review (published on 13 November 2016)
Exceptional Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives (Deborah VanderLinde Blair and Kimberly A. McCord, Eds.)
Reviewed by Donald DeVito
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Book review (published on 12 October 2016)
Developments in Music Therapy Practice: Case Study Perspectives (Anthony Meadows, Editor)
Reviewed by Florencia Grasselli
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Article (published on 20 September 2016)
Mapping resilience: Analyses of measures and suggested uses in music therapy
Varvara Pasiali, Laree Schoolmeesters & Rebecca Engen
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Article (published on 16 September 2016)
An experiential description of the tango in interwar Greece (1922-1940) through the life narratives of elderly people in care homes
Aggeliki Koufou
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