First View – Book review (published on 31 March 2015)
How Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life (Gary Ansdell)
Reviewed by Mario Eugster
Title: How Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life | Author: Gary Ansdell | Year: 2014 | Publisher: Ashgate | Pages: 376 | ISBN: 978-1-4094-3415-3
Mario Eugster is a Nordoff Robbins trained music therapist. He works for a large NHS Mental Health Trust (CNWL) both in acute and community settings. His role also includes management, research and service development in music therapy and arts therapies, particularly for people with acute and severe mental health problems. Mario has experience working with children and adults with a range of learning difficulties. He also works as a freelance pianist and teacher and lives and works in London.