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Music therapy in mental health for illness management and recovery

Michael J. Silverman


The overarching purpose of this text is to focus on a cognitive behavioral and psychoeducational music therapy approach to illness management and recovery with adult psychiatric consumers specific to clinical group-based practice within the United States. Other goals of this book include informing administrators of music therapy, providing theory-based approaches to psychiatric music therapy, educating music therapists concerning related literature outside the profession, stimulating research and employment, and influencing legislative policies. Perhaps the most essential purpose of this tex ... More

Keywords: music therapy, psychiatric patients, mental disorder, mental illness, mental health, illness management, recovery, educational music therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychoeducation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198735366
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735366.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael J. Silverman, author
Director, Music Therapy Program, University of Minnesota, School of Music, USA