An overview of the music therapy professional recognition in the EU
Letule, N., & Ala-Ruona, E. (2016). An overview of the music therapy professional recognition in the EU. Specialusis Ugdymas / Special Education, 1(34), 133-144. https://doi.org/10.21277/se.v1i34.252
Published inSpecialusis Ugdymas / Special Education
© the Authors & Siauliai University, 2016.
This article documents the development of the professional recognition of music therapy in the EU. First, a brief history of the origins of modern music therapy in Europe is presented, followed by more detailed analysis of the establishment of training courses and professional associations across Europe. Second, the stages in the professionalization process according to Ridder, Lerner and Suvini (2015) are discussed. Third, the importance of the European Music Therapy Confederation in promoting music therapy recognition in the EU is highlighted.
PublisherSiauliu Universiteto Leidykla; Siauliai University
Publication in research information system
MetadataShow full item record
Showing items with similar title or keywords.
Ala-Ruona, Esa; Tuomi, Kirsi (Greek Association of Primary Music Education Teachers, 2015)
Meaning of countertransference in a music therapy student's clinical studies - towards a professional perspective Savela, Tiinapriitta (2013)The concept of countertransference refers to the therapist's reactions to the client's inner world in therapy situation. Countertransference within therapy relationships can alternate from the therapist's obstructive ...
Professional freedom : A grounded theory on the use of music analysis in psychodynamic music therapy Letule, Nerdinga; Ala-Ruona, Esa; Erkkilä, Jaakko (Routledge, 2018)Although music is the fundamental element of music therapy, music analysis methods are a particularly under-researched area. This study investigates how and when psychodynamically orientated music therapists employ the ...
Erkkilä, Jaakko; Rankanen, Mimmu (Suomalainen lääkäriseura Duodecim, 2020)Keskitymme artikkelissamme kolmeen Suomessakin hyvin tunnettuun luovaan terapiaan: musiikki-, kuvataide- ja tanssi-liiketerapiaan. Tarkastelunäkökulmana on ilmaisu, toisin sanoen se, miten näissä terapioissa perustellaan ...
Eckhaus, Erica (2014)Research shows that music therapy is often utilized to improve the quality of life of individuals with specified diagnoses; however, the documented information regarding clinical work with healthy adults is limited. ...