Inaugural Morva Croxson Prize (2017)

He Oro Waiora: Music Therapy and Wellbeing in Adolescent Mental Health

Nolan Hodgson MMusTher, BA, NZ RMTh Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa New Zealand School of Music, Te Kōkī, Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington   Keywords: Music therapy, kaupapa Māori models of health, wairua (spirit), mental health, taonga puoro (Māori musical instruments). Abstract This paper discusses the practice of music therapy in relation to kaupapa Māori …

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Case Study: Individual Music Therapy with an Elderly Man in a Residential Care Setting

Oliver E. L. Lowery MMusTher (Hons), BMus, NZ RMTh Te Kōkī, New Zealand School of Music, Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington   Keywords: Music therapy, stroke, elderly, case study, student music therapist Abstract This case study describes the processes involved in the development of a relationship between a student music therapist and John, a …

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