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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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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Conference report (published on 13 September 2016)
The Third International Symposium for Music Therapy with Adolescents ‘Adolescent development and music therapy: Dialogues in action’
Kassandra e’Silva
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Report (published on 12 September 2016)
Twenty years of music therapy at Berklee College of Music
Suzanne Hanser
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