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 2, 2016)

Special issue: “Dalcroze Eurhythmics in music therapy and special music education”
Guest editor: John Habron, Royal Northern College of Music, UK

Latest publications

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Interview (published on 18 January 2017)
The third edition of ‘Music Therapy Research’: An interview with Barbara Wheeler
Barbara Wheeler & Daphne Rickson
[Abstract] [Full text PDF]

Conference report (published on 3 January 2017)
The 10th European Music Therapy Conference ‘A symphony of dialogues’
Hiroko Miyake
[Abstract] [Full text PDF]

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
[Abstract] [Full text PDF]

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
[Abstract] [Full text PDF]

Book review (published on 12 October 2016)
Developments in Music Therapy Practice: Case Study Perspectives (Anthony Meadows, Editor)
Reviewed by Florencia Grasselli
[Abstract] [Full text PDF]


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