By using case studies, practical strategies, journaling and art activities, this workbook will assist and further develop your understanding of therapeutic harp.
Author: Alison Ware
The Therapeutic Harp Workbook is a practical guide exploring the wonderful world and nuances of therapeutic harp. This relatively new profession uses the harp to support a person's physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing in healthcare facilities and in the community. The harp has been an instrument of transformation and healing since ancient times and a recent resurgence in its use in health care has seen the profession of therapeutic harp grow. Drawing on 12 years of clinical practice, Alison provides guidance and suggestions for all musicians wanting an insight into the deeper aspects of playing in a therapeutic style within health care and community environments. By using case studies, practical strategies, journaling and art activities, this workbook will assist and further develop your understanding of therapeutic harp. Topics include: what is therapeutic harp, finding a training program, self-care, professional practices, musical development, artistry, and exploring the spiritual aspects of playing music at the bedside of the ill. Also included are inspirational stories from other therapeutic harp practitioners. The Therapeutic Harp Workbook encourages you to dream big as you create and develop a new way of offering your music. About the Author: Alison Ware works in Canberra, Australia, as a Certified Therapeutic Harpist, Registered Counsellor and Creative Arts Therapist. Alison is a graduate of: the International Healing Musician's Program, the International Harp Therapy Program, and the Clinical Musician Certification Program. Alison also has qualifications in nursing, art therapy, allied health, spiritual care, mindfulness-based stillness meditation and is an ordained interfaith minister. Alison has had articles published in several international journals and regularly presents on therapeutic harp at symposiums, conferences and to community groups. She enjoys writing, walking in nature, playing her harp and spending time with family and her many rescue animals. Alison is coordinator of the Therapeutic Harp Mentoring Program based in Canberra.
Author: Ba. Mus. Hons. SciberrasPublish On: 2012-03-01
This book of stories tells of ordinary people in the midst of extraordinary moments: people experiencing grief, loss and the anticipation of death.
Author: Ba. Mus. Hons. Sciberras
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency
Category: Family & Relationships
Death the Door, Music a Key is an invitation to join a journey that is not always easy, but might just alter the way you think about how you live your life. The journey begins in the fragile moments just before life ends, as we sit beside the deathbed and seek to understand this sacred process through the eyes of a harpist. This book of stories tells of ordinary people in the midst of extraordinary moments: people experiencing grief, loss and the anticipation of death. For the most part, however, it is the story of the author, who followed a calling to sit with the dying and share her music. It paints a picture of the work that I do as a harpist who plays intuitive music at the bedside, the restorative qualities of the harp, and the gift that it brings many. It is my hope that through telling these stories, not only will the lives of those who I have played for be honoured, but also their death. It is my hope that their story will serve as a reminder to others that this experience does not have to be frightening, though it requires acceptance, and acceptance requires courage.This acceptance of death can be rarely found, and when it is, it is unmistakable, for their peace seems to permeate everything and everyone around them.
This international collection examines the opportunities for using music-induced states of altered consciousness to promote physical and mental healing, treat substance dependence, and in spiritual and palliative care.
Author: Joerg Fachner
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
This international collection examines the opportunities for using music-induced states of altered consciousness to promote physical and mental healing, treat substance dependence, and in spiritual and palliative care. The contributors describe the successful use of altered states and their therapeutic potential, providing examples from different cultures and clinical, therapeutic and spiritual settings. Their observations cover a wide range of music types capable of inducing altered states, including polyrhythmic music, monotonous drumming, Western pop, and Arab musical schemata, complemented by theoretical and clinical approaches to applications in music therapy. This book will be a useful reference for practising music therapists, musicologists, and ethnomusicologists, students and academics in the field.
This illuminating book brings together international music therapists who use a diverse range of musical instruments in their clinical work: the clarinet, the piano accordion, the flute, the cello, the trumpet and flugelhorn, the bassoon, ...
Author: Dawn Loombe
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Music therapists are trained to use their first study instrument in clinical practice, yet existing literature focuses almost exclusively on the use of piano, basic percussion and voice. This illuminating book brings together international music therapists who use a diverse range of musical instruments in their clinical work: the clarinet, the piano accordion, the flute, the cello, the trumpet and flugelhorn, the bassoon, the violin, the viola, the harp, the guitar, lower brass instruments (the trombone and the euphonium), the oboe, the saxophone and bass instruments (double bass and bass guitar). Each therapist reflects on their relationship with their instrument and the ways in which they use it in therapeutic settings, discussing its advantages and disadvantages in a variety of clinical populations: children and adolescents, adults with learning disabilities, adults with mental health problems and older people. This will be essential reading for any music therapist or student music therapist who uses or is interested in using a musical instrument in their work, and will be of interest to other caring and healthcare professionals, teachers, musicians and carers wanting to learn more about instrumental music therapy.
Donese Mayfield has been a therapeutic musician for over fifteen years. She plays harp for hospice patients in medical and home settings going wherever the patient resides. Donese does not simply provide entertainment, but is often called upon to assist with pain management or agitation. Music provides comfort to the patient and often assists in the transition from this life. Frequently, the comfort extends far beyond the patient to encompass the patient's family and caregivers. Family of former patients often recall the comfort she provided years later. The book recounts many stories of the affects of music at the very end of life. Those interested in end of life experiences, including family of hospice patients and caregivers providing comfort, will be interested in these stories of graceful passages.
The Story of Sweetheart's Gift Sweetheart's Gift is the story of a young girl, Sara, who experiences a tragedy on her way home from a fun day at the beach.
Author: Peggy Jaegly
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The Story of Sweetheart's Gift Sweetheart's Gift is the story of a young girl, Sara, who experiences a tragedy on her way home from a fun day at the beach. She awakens in the hospital to discover she's lost the use of her legs and doesn't even remember how it happened. Sara resists the expectation that she can learn how to perform chores and take care of herself. Her struggle to learn how to live her life from a wheelchair takes her to Camp CanDo, a therapeutic farm. There, Sara meets a new foal named Sweetheart, whose life has also abruptly changed. Both of them are scared and uncertain. Understanding each other's plight, they bond as friends. Only when the pony is in dire trouble does Sara set aside her fears and make the choice to save him. Sweetheart's Gift is the first book in the Sweet Pony series in which children empower themselves to overcome obstacles. About the Author Award-winning author, Peggy Jaegly introduces Sweetheart's Gift, the first in the Sweet Pony series of books in which children empower themselves to overcome unexpected obstacles. The series focuses around the children's interactions and adventures with a real Chincoteague pony named Sweetheart, which the author acquired at the Virginia Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Department's pony auction in 2010. Sweetheart is a black pony bearing three unique white markings: a heart, an angel wing and a Celtic harp. Ms. Jaegly, who is also a professional harpist certified to provide healing harp music to hospice and hospital patients felt destiny brought her and Sweetheart together. They've had fun ever since. As a life coach, Ms. Jaegly helps people achieve success in their businesses and personal pursuits. Knowing how important the relationships are between parents and their children, and teachers and their students, each book in the Sweet Pony series has companion discussion guides. These are meant to help children explore and express their feelings and to give parents and teachers opportunities to share and teach their own values. Contact the Author Children can stay in touch with the real pony Sweetheart by joining the Sweetheart Pony Club (www.PonyInc.org) and receiving a fun, interactive and educational monthly e-newsletter.
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Author: Ronald Hutton
Publisher: A&C Black
In Stations of the Sun and The Triumph of the Moon Ronald Hutton established himself as a leading authority on the historian of Paganism. His wealth of unusual knowledge, complemented by a deep and sympathetic understanding of past and present beliefs that are often dismissed as strange or marginal, and an ability to write lucidly and wittily, gives his work a unique flavour. The essays which make up Witches, Druids and King Arthur cover elegantly and entertainingly a wide range of beliefs, myths and practices.
Each chapter in this heartening book is the story of a child with autism and how therapy was pivotal in confronting his or her individual dilemma.
Author: Jonas Torrance
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
A vivid exploration of working with autistic children using empowering techniques from a range of creative therapies. Each chapter in this heartening book is the story of a child with autism and how therapy was pivotal in confronting his or her individual dilemma. Covering many of the behaviours characteristic to autism, such as uncontrolled anger and obsessive tendencies, the therapies used range from drawing and dancing to meditation and martial arts, depending on the needs and interests of each child. The key message is that investing in the relationship between the therapist and the child - so that they grow, play and develop together - is transformative.
Author: Library of Congress. Copyright OfficePublish On: 1962
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Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress
Includes Part 1, Number 1: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (January - June)
Everything you wanted to know about the cognitive-behavioral treatment of people with severe pain problems is exceptionally well presented in this book." — Albert Ellis, PhD, President Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavior ...
Author: Bruce N. Eimer
Chronic and persistent pain syndromes are as much behavioral and psychological problems as physical or medical problems. Mental health professionals involved in pain management must have a thorough knowledge of the latest pain management techniques in order to select the best methods and strategies for helping each patient cope with pain. Pain Management Psychotherapy is the most up-to-date comprehensive guide available for the psychological treatment of chronic pain. It addresses the behavioral, emotional, sensory-physiological, cognitive, and interpersonal aspects of pain problems and provides accessible technical knowledge that enables practitioners to alleviate unnecessary pain and suffering. Based on sound research and theory and written by two leading practitioners, this book introduces a short-term therapy model for treating chronic pain that integrates clinical techniques drawn from cognitive therapy, hypnotherapy, behavior therapy, and desensitization therapies. This remarkably thorough volume: Supplies step-by-step treatment methods from initial consultation through termination of pain treatment Describes brief, solution-oriented pain treatment strategies that work in a managed care environment Features assessment and outcome measurement instruments, checklists, worksheets, and clinical scripts Demonstrates the latest therapeutic techniques, including eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, therapeutic imagery, relaxation training, and self-hypnosis Includes pain inventories, questionnaires, and other assessment tools This book is an indispensable guide for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health professionals who need fast, reliable methods for promoting pain relief. It is also an excellent text for undergraduate and graduate students in these and other disciplines, and a valuable reference for insurers, physicians, and managed care providers. BRUCE N. EIMER, PhD, ABPP, a leading pain management therapist, clinical psychologist, and neuropsychologist, is in private practice in Philadelphia. Dr. Eimer is a Diplomate in Behavioral Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Pain Society, International Association for the Study of Pain, and a Certified and Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Dr. Eimer lectures frequently and gives seminars and workshops on pain management and other psychological topics. "This is a practical and informative text that will be of great use to psychologists and psychiatrists who treat people with chronic pain. It is one of the most, specific, helpful, and user friendly volumes on pain management." —Dennis C. Turk, PhD John & Emma Bonica Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Research University of Washington "A remarkable, comprehensive, and practical guide for pain management therapy. Everything you wanted to know about the cognitive-behavioral treatment of people with severe pain problems is exceptionally well presented in this book." — Albert Ellis, PhD, President Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Author, A Guide to Rational Living "Pain Management Psychotherapy makes a strong contribution to the clinical literature. It provides a clear overview of the management of persistent pain and offers insight into the psychological and interpersonal nightmare experienced by pain patients. This important work will help therapists better understand and treat chronic debilitating pain." — Richard S. Weiner, PhD, Executive Director America 0n Academy of Pain Management "An exceptional handbook. Clinicians will emerge knowing how to mitigate the suffering of people in pain." — Arnold A. Lazarus, PhD, ABPP Distinguished Professor of Psychology Emeritus Rutgers University Author, Brief But Comprehensive Psychotherapy "A definitive and comprehensive text for assessing and treating patients suffering acute, subacute, or chronic pain. I heartily endorse and recommend this text to students and practitioners alike." — C. David Tollison, PhD Editor, The Handbook of Pain Management "Pain Management Psychotherapy has the best psychological techniques for the care of the chronic pain patient, which includes cognitive-behavioral, EMDR, and hypnosis therapy. This book should be in the library of every clinician who treats chronic pain." — Dabney M. Ewin, MD, FACS. Diplomate, American Board of Surgery Diplomate, American Board of Medical Hypnosis
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Author: Lacey Grim
Publisher: Lacey Grim
Are you ready to stop duplicating and start detonating explosive success? This formula and workbook will guide you in unlocking the magic you were created to bring forth. I Belong Here was inspired by Lacey Grim's story of feeling lost after having tried all the 'secrets', methods and systems laid out by colleagues and leaders. She stumbled on a formula that led her to more satisfaction and success, and this book exposes that formula and steps readers through exercises and activities that will lead to solutions they didn't know they had in them.
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