Volume 13 (1) 2021

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Playing marbles, playing music
Andeline Dos Santos & Giorgos Tsiris


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

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

What are the factors of effective therapy? Encouraging a positive experience for families in music therapy
Rachel Swanick 

Rap and recovery: A music therapy process-oriented intervention for adults with concurrent disorders
Kevin Kirkland & Samuel King

The role of leadership and facilitation in fostering connectedness and development through participation in the Just Brass music programme
Katrina Skewes McFerran & Jessica Higgins


The Oxford handbook of music therapy (Edwards, Ed.)
Reviewed by Alison Talmage 

Music therapy assessment: Theory, research, and application (Jacobsen, Waldon & Gattino, Eds.)
Reviewed by Martin Lawes

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

Tales from the music therapy room: Creative connections (Molyneux, Ed.)
Reviewed by Kimberly Sena Moore

Composition and improvisation resources for music therapists (Lee, Berends & Pun, Eds.)
Reviewed by Gráinne Ravani Foster

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

Music therapy for premature and newborn infants (2nd ed., Nöker-Ribaupierre, Ed.)
Reviewed by Wendy Jeenes 


Music therapy and autism
Charlotte Smith

CIM19 – Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology ‘Embodiment in music’
Elli Xypolitaki

Sixth conference of the International Association for Music and Medicine
Marcela Lichtensztejn