Music therapy for multisensory and body awareness in children and adults with severe to profound multiple disabilities: The MuSense manual (Adler & Samsonova-Jellison) — Reviewed by Gretchen Chardos Benner

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Music therapy for multisensory and body awareness in children and adults with severe to profound multiple disabilities: The MuSense manual (Adler & Samsonova-Jellison)

Reviewed by Gretchen Chardos Benner

Title: Music therapy for multisensory and body awareness in children and adults with severe to profound multiple disabilities: The MuSense manual Authors: Roberta S. Adler & Olga V. Samsonova-Jellison Publication year: 2017 Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Pages: 208 ISBN: 9781785927362 

REVIEWER BIOGRAPHY

Gretchen Chardos Benner, LMSW, MT-BC earned her bachelor degrees in Music Therapy and Viola Performance from Duquesne University. She completed a music therapy internship through The Cleveland Music School Settlement. Her master’s degree in social work was earned from University of Pittsburgh. Her clinical focus is mental health treatment. Following four years working in a psychiatry department at an inpatient hospital setting, she founded a private practice Piedmont Music Therapy, LLC in North Carolina. Piedmont Music Therapy staff serve various clients of all ages in Greater Charlotte. Benner remains active through local and national service positions in music therapy. [director@piedmontmusictherapy.com]