First View

The First View section provides advance access to papers which have been reviewed and accepted for publication. When a paper is assigned to an issue of the journal, it is removed from this section.

Article (published 18 Juli 2021)
The impact of group music therapy for individuals with eating disorders
Priya Shah, Elizabeth Mitchell, Shannon Remers, Sherry Van Blyderveen & Heidi Ahonen

Book review (published 6 July 2021)
Music therapy in neonatal intensive care: Influences of culture (Shoemark & Ettenberger, Eds.)
Reviewed by Katie Rose M. Sanfilippo

Interview (published 25 June 2021)
“Music to the ear”: An interview with Paul Whittaker
Shirley Salmon & Paul Whittaker

Book review (published 7 June 2021)
Music as a global resource: Solutions for cultural, social, health, educational, environmental, and economic issues (5th ed.) (Hesser & Bartleet, Eds.)
Reviewed by Hala Jaber

Conference Report (published 13 May 2021)
2021 Online Conference for Music Therapy (OCMT21)
Alison Talmage

Article (published 10 May 2021)
Music therapy as a protection strategy against toxic stress for Palestinian refugee children in Lebanon: A pilot research study
Deborah Parker, Liliane Younes, Mohamad Orabi, Simon Procter & Milena Paulini

Article (published 14 April 2021)
Can music therapy and community music co-exist in a community-based music service? A qualitative inquiry into reflections and perceptions from professionals in the field 
Fabian Joyce & Hilary Moss

Book Review (published 10 April 2021)
Music therapy in Turkey (Çifdalöz & Türkmen, Eds.)
Reviewed by Fatma Nil Özalp

Book Review (published 24 March 2021)
Guided Imagery and Music: The Bonn  Method and beyond (2nd ed.) (Grocke, Ed.)
Reviewed by Maria Samara

Report (published 17 March 2020)
Adapting practice during the Covid-19 pandemic: Experiences, learnings, and observations of a music therapist running virtual music therapy for trafficked women
Lorraine McIntyre

Book review (published 08 March 2021)
Creative arts therapies and the LGBTQ community: Theory and practice (Macwilliam, Harris, Trottier & Long, Eds.)
Reviewed by Christina Santaka

Book review (published 26 February 2021)
The Oxford handbook of qualitative research (2nd ed.) (Leavy, Ed.)
Reviewed by Barbara L. Wheeler

Book review (published 24 February 2021)
Η μουσική θεραπεύει: Η θεραπευτική δράση της μουσικής στις αναπτυξιακές διαταραχές (Μαντζίκος)
Reviewed by Άρτεμις Χριστοδούλου

Book review (published 17 February 2021)
Jungian music psychotherapy: When psyche sings (Kroeker)
Reviewed by Catherine O’Leary

Book review (published 10 February 2021)
Advanced methods of music therapy practice: Analytical music therapy, the Bonny method of Guided Imagery and Music, Nordoff-Robbins music therapy and Vocal Psychotherapy (Cohen)
Reviewed by Claudia Zanini

Article (published 5 February 2021)
How music-for-health practitioners’ decision-making processes inform their practice in paediatric hospitals
Jessica Tomlinson & John Habron

Book review (published 11 January 2021)
The use of voice in music therapy (Meashey)
Reviewed by Patricia Winter

Book review (published 8 January 2021)
Embodied voice work: Beyond singing (Sokolov)
Reviewed by Tina Warnock

Report (published 19 December 2020)
Together in Sound: Music therapy groups for people with dementia and their companions – moving online in response to a pandemic
Claire Molyneux, Thomas Hardy, Yu-Tzu (Chloe) Lin, Katie McKinnon & Helen Odell-Miller

Book review (published 12 December 2020)
Music therapy and autism across the lifespan (Dunn, Coombes, MacLean, Mottram & Nugent, Eds.)
Reviewed by Thomas Bergmann

Article (published 17 November 2020)
A clinical case study: Music therapy for an Ultra-Orthodox child with behavioural difficulties and developmental gaps
Nir Seri

Report (published 13 November 2020)
Creating a COVID-19 Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) self-help resource for those with mild to moderate symptoms of the disease
Martin Lawes

Report (published 10 November 2020)
The North London Music Therapy Phone Support Service for NHS staff during the COVID-19 pandemic: Α report about the service and its relevance for the music therapy profession“
Marianne Rizkallah

Article (published 2 November 2020)
“Music is something to cling to; a lifeline” – Music listening in managing life with chronic pain and anxiety
Marie Strand Skånland

Conference report (published 30 October 2020)
Sixth conference of the International Association for Music and Medicine
Marcela Lichtensztejn

Book review (published 27 October 2020)
Colors of us: Early childhood music therapy around the world (Kern, Ed.)
Reviewed by Ilene Berger Morris

Book review (published 16 October 2020)
Psychodynamic approaches to the experience of dementia: Perspectives from observation, theory and practice (Evans, Garner & Darnley-Smith, Eds.)
Reviewed by Jodie Bloska

Book review (published 12 October 2020)
Collaborations within and between dramatherapy and music therapy: Experiences, challenges and opportunities in clinical and training contexts (Oldfield & Carr, Eds.)
Reviewed by Seren Haf Grime

Article (published 5 October 2020)
‘It’s just a different dimension’: Music therapists’ experiences of hearing loss
Sara Cole & Catherine Warner

Interview (published 23 September 2020)
A conversation about Music and Autism: Speaking for Ourselves
Michael B. Bakan & Kenneth Aigen

Article (published 22 August 2020)
Relaxation Music (RM), Mindfulness Meditation (MM) and Relaxation Techniques (RTs) in healthcare: A qualitative case study of practices in the UK and South Korea
Mi Hyang Hwang & Leslie Bunt

Report (published 12 August 2020)
The Online Conference for Music Therapy (OCMT): Demonstrating best practices for virtual conferences, education and training
Amy Clements-Cortés

Article (published 30 July 2020)
Who’s afraid of Christian Wolff? Exploring experimental music on an acute inpatient adolescent psychiatric unit
Enrico Curreri

Article (published 23 July 2020)
Knowledge and training of Orff-based music therapy among students, clinicians, and educators
Cynthia M. Colwell

Letter to the editor (published 19 July 2020)
Response to Rizkallah’s review of the book ‘Integrative health through music therapy: Accompanying the journey from illness to wellness’
Mohan Sundararaj

Book review (published 25 June 2020)
Introduction to music therapy practice (Heiderscheit & Jackson)
Caroline Anderson

Article (published 20 May 2020)
Using music-adapted technology to explore Bruscia’s clinical techniques introduced in autism research: Pilot study
Ashley Kurkjian, Kathleen Skinner & Heidi Ahonen

Article (published 20 May 2020)
Bruscia’s clinical techniques for improvisational music therapy in autism research: A scoping review
Kathleen Skinner, Ashley Kurkjian & Heidi Ahonen

Conference report (published 11 May 2020)
Music therapy and autism
Charlotte Smith

Conference report (published 7 May 2020)
CIM19 – Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology ‘Embodiment in music’
Elli Xypolitaki

Book review (published 1 May 2020)
Musical pathways in recovery: Community music therapy and mental wellbeing (Ansdell & DeNora, with Wilson)
Penny Warren

Book review (published 27 April 2020)
Θεραπευτικές προσεγγίσεις μέσω της τέχνης (Τσέγρας)
Μίλτος Χαραλαμπίδης

Film review (published 17 April 2020)
Operation syncopation: Music therapy and autism (Thompson, Ed.)
Efrat Roginsky

Book review (published 12 April 2020)
Early childhood music therapy and autism spectrum disorder: Supporting children and their families (2nd ed., Kern & Humpal, Eds.)
Emma Donnelly

Book review (published 3 March 2020)
A transpersonal model of music therapy: Deepening practice (Crowe)
Noah Potvin

Report (published 28 February 2020)
Thresholds: Skype supervision and the liminal within a ‘journey of two’
Maria Radoje & Sally Pestell

Book review (published 23 February 2020)
Responsiveness in music therapy improvisation: A perspective inspired by Mikhail Bakhtin (Stensæth)
Gillian Zambor

Book review (published 10 February 2020)
Early theoretical writings on music therapy: 1951-1960 (American Music Therapy Association with introductions by Bruscia)
Kathleen M. Murphy

Book review (published 3 February 2020)
Integrative health through music therapy: Accompanying the journey from illness to wellness (Hanser)
Marianne Rizkallah

Article (published 30 January 2020)
Using Sounds of Intent (SOI) to evaluate the impact of music therapy on girls with Rett Syndrome
Ana Rita Maia & José Morgado

Article (published 25 January 2020)
Forms of vitality and microanalysis in music therapy within adult autism: A clinical report
Alberto Balducci

Article (published 12 January 2020)
Therapeutic Music Training (TMT): A music therapy model using music training on an instrument to address therapeutic goals in the areas of cognition and psychosocial health
Cheryl Jones

Book review (published 6 January 2020)
Assessment and evaluation of narratives in Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) (Perilli)
Reviewed by Jojo Lander

Article (published 9 November 2019)
What are the factors of effective therapy? Encouraging a positive experience for families in music therapy
Rachel Swanick

Book review (published 3 November 2019)
Music therapy assessment: Theory, research, and application (Jacobsen, Waldon & Gattino, Eds.)
Reviewed by Martin Lawes

Book review (published 29 October 2019)
Creative therapies for complex trauma: Helping children and families in foster care, kinship care or adoption (Hendry & Hasler, Eds.)
Reviewed by Aksana Kavaliova-Moussi

Book review (published 26 October 2019)
Tales from the music therapy room: Creative connections (Molyneux, Ed.)
Reviewed by Kimberly Sena Moore

Book review (published 19 October 2019)
Music therapy for premature and newborn infants (2nd Ed., Nöker-Ribaupierre, Ed.)
Reviewed by Wendy Jeenes

Book review (published 9 October 2019)
The Oxford handbook of music therapy (Edwards, Ed.)
Reviewed by Alison Talmage

Article (published 5 August 2019)
Process and experience of change in the self-perception of women prisoners attending music therapy: The qualitative results of a mixed-methods exploratory study
Helen Odell-Miller, Jodie Bloska, Clara Browning & Niels Hannibal

Article (published 31 July 2019)
Rap and recovery: A music therapy process-oriented intervention for adults with concurrent disorders
Kevin Kirkland & Samuel King

Article (published 30 July 2019)
Exploring a potential role for music therapy to promote positive communication and emotional change for couples: A single-session pilot case study
Peter McNamara, Ruyu Wang & Hilary Moss

Article (published 1 June 2019)
The role of leadership and facilitation in fostering connectedness and development through participation in the Just Brass music programme
Katrina Skewes McFerran & Jessica Higgins

Book review (published on 23 February 2019)
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

Book review (published on 18 February 2019)
Composition and improvisation resources for music therapists (Lee, Berends & Pun, Eds.)
Reviewed by Gráinne Ravani Foster