SPACE: A Journal for (Future) Music Therapists to Explore and Express through Songwriting is a resource for music therapy students and professionals developed by the author of this article. Rooted in the personal and non-intrusive means of self-experiential learning, this small, spiral-bound journal is meant to supplement, inspire, and encourage learning and growth. Beginning with a brief introduction of basic chord progressions and song forms, the users then journey through a series of logs from inward to outward exploration and from structured to free songwriting.
This article’s intent is to provide insight into the author’s personal songwriting journey and its influence on the creation of SPACE and to present its contents along with examples of its use in hopes that current and future professionals will benefit from this resource.
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