Blog #5 Music Therapy and Children with Special Needs Children with specials needs are considered as one of the major population music therapist work with, in fact this population was the main focus for all the music therapy pioneers back in the 1960s. This population includes autism, ADHD, learning disability, speed and language delay, physical disability, downs syndrome and more. Music has the power to reach children even with the most severe disabilities (Hintz 2013). Mus
Exploring the topic of the ‘unconscious’ has always been my passion, in fact this topic was my final thesis in my MA music therapy- “More than music: an investigation into the unconscious processes and their manifestation in music therapy”.
As a music therapist trained in the UK, recognizing and understanding unconscious processes are considered as one of the key element in psychodynamic music therapy especially in improvisational music therapy and Guided Imagery and Music.