Canadian Journal of Music Therapy

Canadian Journal of Music Therapy is a medical journal focusing on Canadian Music Therapy

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 1, 2006

CAMT Logo Celebrates 20th year/Le Logo De l'AMC Fête Sa 20^sup Ième^ Année
The CAMT logo was proposed by Susan Munro, designed by Margrit Stutz and Freddi Jaggi of Design Link in Montréal, Québec, and was adopted by the CAMT Board of Directors in May, 1976. In Munro's explanation in the June 1981 CAMT newsletter, she states...
Cover * Couverture
Jillian Fougère est musicothérapeute au Harbourstone Enhanced Care, un centre de soins à long terme situé à Sydney en Nouvelle-Ecosse. Elle dirige des séances de musicothérapie de groupe et individuelles qui rencontrent les besoins spirituels, émotionnels,...
Édítoríal/Edítoríal
C'est avec un sentiment d'honneur que j'entreprends de seconder Kevin Kirkland en tant qu'éditrice française, à la suite de Sophie Boisvert qui a assumé cette responsabilité dans l'ombre puisque le poste n'existait pas officiellement.Publier est un acte...
Music Therapy Legacy Work in Palliative Care: Creating Meaning at End of life/Le Témoignage Musicothérapeutique En Soins Palliatifs : Créer Un Sens En Fin De Vie
Legacy work is the process of patients creatively expressing and documenting their lives with the goal of leaving something of themselves for future generations. Music therapy legacy work involves working specifically with a music medium to facilitate...
Music Therapy Research
Wheeler, Barbara L., Ed. (2005). Music Therapy Research. second Edition. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.My personal copy of the first edition of the Music Therapy Research book is dog-eared and ruined. I used it through my own PhD dissertation and...
Occupational Stressors among Music Therapists Working in Palliative Care/« Stresseurs » Professionels Chez Des Musicothérapeutes Oeuvrant En Soins Palliatifs
Health care is a continually challenging and changing field of work. To survive a career in this field, health care professionals must be flexible and possess the ability to adapt to changes. As in any line of work, these professionals are exposed to...
Prelude/Prélude
When I began my tenure as Editor of the Journal, I decided to investigate its history: a task that led me back in time to 1973. Significantly, the publication of the Canadian Music Therapy Journal as it was known predated the formal inception of the...
Psychodynamic Music Therapy: Case Studies
Hadley, S., Ed. (2003). Psychodynamic music therapy: Case studies. Gilsum, NH, Barcelona Publishers.Whether a music therapy student, seasoned practitioner, music therapy educator or researcher, and whether psychodynamically inclined or just "psychodynamically...
Songwriting: Methods, Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators, and Students
Songwriting: Methods, Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators, and Students. Edited by Felicity Baker and Tony Wigram. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005I have always been interested in songwriting as therapy, but...
The Beat Goes On: A Decade of the Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund
From the mid 1950s, music therapy in Canada had grown steadily and surely. As federal and provincial funding began to shrink and fiscal restraints hit, it was time for us to take action to ensure that funds would be available for the further development...
The Canadian Journal of Music Therapy and the Music Therapy World Journal Index: A Full-Text Bibliographic database/Revue Canadienne De Musicothérapie et Music Therapy World Journal Index : Une Base De Données Bibliographiques En Texte Intégral
In modern times, more and more people are turning to the literature for reference. There is an ever-increasing demand for quality literature that serves as reference material. Therapy users, clinicians, researchers, and therapy service providers are...
The Effect of Musical Mode on Emotional state/L'effet Du Mode Musical Sur L'état éMotionnel
The authors would like to acknowledge Stacy Bird, Joshua Nelson, and the SORG research team at LeMoyne College for research assistance on this project.The idea of music as an emotionally stimulating medium is not new. Historically, music has been utilized...
The Playwheel: A Model for Therapeutic Improvisation/« the Playwheel » : Un Modèle D'improvisation Thérapeutique
The Importance of ImprovisationFor the music therapy clinician, therapeutic improvisation is an essential and effective working method. In the last 30 years there have been several advances in approaches taken to improvisation in the profession of music...
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