First View – Book review (published on 7 March 2016)
Musical Life Stories: Narratives on Health Musicking (Lars Ole Bonde, Even Ruud, Marie Strand Skånland & Gro Trondalen, Editors)
Reviewed by Maria Pothoulaki
Title: Musical Life Stories: Narratives on Health Musicking | Editors: Lars Ole Bonde, Even Ruud, Marie Strand Skånland & Gro Trondalen | Year: 2013 | Publisher: Norwegian Academy of Music | Pages: 354 | ISBN: 978-82-7853-081-8
Maria Pothoulaki is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She holds a PhD from Glasgow Caledonian University. Particular topics of interest through her research and working experience involve music and health, community-based services and social interventions and innovations. Maria has been extensively involved in the development of training materials for health professionals and researchers and has published several papers. Her working experience involves teaching, training, research and practice. Currently she is a lecturer at a college in Athens and research associate in a civil society organisation.