Book Reviews

Book Review – Polen, Shultis, & Wheeler (2017)

Polen, D. W., Shultis, C. L., & Wheeler, B. L. (2017). Clinical Training Guide for the Student Music Therapist (2nd ed.). Dallas, TX: Barcelona Publishers.   Reviewer: Oliver E. L. Lowery MMusTher (Hons), BMus, NZ RMTh Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre, Auckland   When I was a music therapy student, I initially found myself overwhelmed by the …

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Book Review – Adler & Samsonova-Jellison (2017)

Adler, R. S., & Samsonova-Jellison, O. V. (2017). Music Therapy for Multisensory and Body Awareness in Children and Adults with Severe to Profound Multiple Disabilities: The MuSense Manual. London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.   Reviewer: Victoria Gac BM, NZ RMTh, MT-BC Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre, Auckland   In my first year as a new professional in …

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Book Review – Moreno (2017); Mahoney (2017, 2018)

Moreno, J. J. (2017). The Lives of Music Therapists: Profiles in Creativity, Volume 1. Dallas, TX: Barcelona Publishers.   Mahoney, J. F. (2017). The Lives of Music Therapists: Profiles in Creativity, Volume 2. Dallas, TX: Barcelona Publishers.   Mahoney, J. F. (2018). The Lives of Music Therapists: Profiles in Creativity, Volume 3. Dallas, TX: Barcelona …

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Book Review – Whitehead-Pleaux & Tan (2017)

Whitehead-Pleaux, A., & Tan,  X.  (Eds.).  (2017). Cultural Intersections in Music Therapy: Music, Health, and the Person. Dallas, TX: Barcelona Publishers.   Reviewer: May Bee Choo Clulee BSc, MA (Music Therapy), NZ RMTh Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre and private practice   Culture has always fascinated me, as someone with a myriad cultural intersections in my …

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Book Review – Higgins & Willingham (2017)

Higgins, L., & Willingham, L. (2017). Engaging in Community Music: An Introduction. New York, NY: Routledge.   Reviewer: Fiona Hearn BMus, MMusTher, NZ RMTh Wellington Early Intervention Trust and private practice.   I welcomed the opportunity to read and review Engaging in Community Music: An Introduction (Higgins & Willingham, 2017), as I was about to …

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Book Review – Molyneux (2017, 2018)

Molyneux, C. (Ed.). (2017). Only Connect: Poems and Stories from New Zealand Music Therapy. Nelson, NZ: Mountain Girl Publishing.   Molyneux, C. (Ed.). (2018). Tales from the Music Therapy Room: Creative Connections. London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.   Reviewer: Caroline Miller1 BA, MA (Clinical Psychology), PG Dip (Clinical Psychology), PG Dip (Dramatherapy) Supervisor, author/editor of …

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