Music, moments and healing processes: Music therapy

Fachner, Jörg C. (2017) Music, moments and healing processes: Music therapy. In: The Routledge Companion to Music Cognition. Routledge Music Companions . Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 89-100. ISBN 9781138721050

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This chapter will focus on current research into musical communication in clinical improvisation as a core ingredient of human interaction in music therapy practice. A vital aspect of this practice is the recognition of kairological moments , i.e. important episodes of the music therapy process that indicate and promote change in therapy. How to document, recognize, and analyze such moments is one of the major challenges in understanding why music seems to work in healing processes.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Music therapy, Situated cognition, healing processes
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences (until September 2018)
Depositing User: Jörg Fachner
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2018 11:49
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 18:58

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