Volume 4 (2) 2012 – Book review
Adolescents, Music and Music Therapy: Methods and Techniques for Clinicians, Educators and Students (Katrina McFerran)
Reviewed by Sarah Weston
Adolescents, Music and Music Therapy: Methods and Techniques for Clinicians, Educators and Students
By Katrina McFerran
London: Jessica Kingsley (2010)
304 pp., ISBN: 978-1-84905-019-7
Sarah Weston is a qualified freelance music therapist living and working in Cornwall, UK. Working with a variety of charities across the county, Sarah has set up a music therapy provision for children with learning and physical disabilities, as well as for adults with learning disabilities and mental health illnesses. Sarah’s main work concentrates on working with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma and abuse. She is the music therapist for ‘CLEAR’ (Children Linked to and Experiencing Abusive Relationships), a local charity that specialises in providing support through a variety of models of work to support the local community.