Vol 9, No 2 (2009)

Table of Contents

Editorials

A Music Therapist Remembers Michael Jackson HTML
Carolyn Kenny
Voices Welcomes Interviews HTML
Krzysztof Stachyra

Theoretical Articles

Hard and Heavy Music: Can It Make a Difference in the Young Cancer Patients' Life? HTML
Fereshteh Ahmadi
Music Therapy, Song and Communication HTML
André Brandalise
Sweet Melodies: Combining the Talents and Knowledge of Music Therapy and Elite Musicianship HTML
Helen Shoemark
Exploring the Experiences of Students in the Final Stage of Music Therapy Training HTML
Selina Smyth, Jane Edwards

Research Articles

Something in the Air: Journeys of Self-Actualization in Musical Improvisation HTML
Heidi Ahonen, Marc Houde

Perspectives on Practice

First Love – An Idealized Object in Music Therapy HTML
Jinah Kim

Reports

Music and Healing During Post-Election Violence in Kenya HTML
David Otieno Akombo

Interviews

Exploring Contemporary Aspects of Supportive Music Therapy in Addressing Client Grief and Loss: Reflections with Australian Author Ruth Bright HTML
Robert E. Krout
An Interview with Two Pioneers of Canadian Music Therapy: Carolyn Kenny and Nancy McMaster HTML
Martin Howard
Introduction to "Texas" series of interviews HTML
Janice Harris
A Life of Service: An Interview with Music Therapist, Mr. Joseph Pinson HTML
Nancy Hadsell

World Congresses of Music Therapy

3rd World Congress of Music Therapy, Puerto Rico, 1981: Teresa Scanavino interviewed by Barbara Wheeler HTML
Barbara Wheeler
Memories from the 3rd World Scientific Congress of Music Therapy HTML
Lia Rejane Mendes Barcellos