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Recommended Books

MUST reads for Music Therapists

Case Studies in Music Therapy by Kenneth Bruscia

Music Therapy and Early Childhood, a Developmental Approach – Elizabeth Schwartz’s

A Comprehensive Guide to Music Therapy: Theory, Clinical Practice, Research, and Training, by Wigram, Pedersen, and Bonde

Defining Music Therapy, by Ken Bruscia

Music for Life: Aspects of Creative Music Therapy with Adult Clients by Gary Ansdell


MUST reads for those interested in Music and the Brain/Music for Health

Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks

This is Your Brain on Music by Daniel J. Levitin

Music, the Brain and Ecstasy by Robert Jordain

A Symphony in the Brain by Jim Robbins