Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy

An Open Access peer reviewed journal that invites interdisciplinary dialogue and discussion about music, health, and social change. The journal nurtures a critical edge that refines the focus on inclusiveness, socio-cultural awareness, and social justice. For more details, see vision statement and section policies.



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Special Edition of Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy.
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Vol 16, No 3 (2016)

Table of Contents


Transparent Publishing HTML
Katrina McFerran


Music Belongs to Everyone: Moments of Progress in Community Music Therapy with Musicians with Severe Disabilities HTML
Luca Tiszai
Music Therapy Interventions for Deaf Clients with Dual Diagnosis HTML
Anna Johnson Ward
Needs of Children Experiencing Homelessness who are Living in Shelters: A Qualitative Investigation of Perceptions of Care Workers to Inform Music Therapy Clinical Practice HTML
Greta Jean Yates, Michael Joseph Silverman
Neo-colonialism In Music Therapy: A Critical Interpretive Synthesis of the Literature Concerning Music Therapy Practice With Refugees HTML
Rachael Comte

Columns and Essays

The Social Currency of Imagination: The Arts in Leading Change HTML
Alpha M Woodward

Position Papers

Arts and Health: A New Paradigm HTML
Hilary Moss
Representing People in Music Therapy Research and Practice: A Balancing Act HTML
Rebecca Fairchild, Jennifer Bibb

Reflections on Practice

A Bigger Picture: Community Music Therapy Groups in Residential Settings for People with Learning Disabilities HTML
Alistair Robert Clarkson, Meta Killick
Resistances in Group Music Therapy With Women and Men With Substance Use Disorders HTML
Susan C. Gardstrom, James Hiller


Improvisation, Adaptability, and Collaboration: Using AUMI in Community Music Therapy HTML
Mark Finch, Susan LeMessurier Quinn, Ellen Waterman
Singing Social Inclusion: Towards the Applicability of German Approaches to Community Building in Australian Choral Music HTML
Benjamin Leske

Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy (ISSN 1504-1611)