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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Vol 18, No 1 (2018)

Table of Contents


Polishing the Rough Edges: A Copyeditor's Perspective PDF HTML
Melody Schwantes


An Intergenerational Singing Group: A Community Music Therapy Qualitative Research Project and Graduate Student Mentoring Initiative PDF HTML
Guylaine Vaillancourt, Danna Da Costa, Evie (Yi) Han, Gloria Lipski
A Qualitative Investigation into Practitioners’ Perspectives of the Coping-Infused Dialogue through Patient-Preferred Live Music Protocol PDF HTML
Michael Joseph Silverman

Reflections on Practice

Why Words Matter: How the Common Mis-use of the Term Music Therapy May Both Hinder and Help Music Therapists PDF HTML
Sarah Pearson
We All Came From Somewhere PDF HTML
Elizabeth Coombes
”Everything Changed When I Got Those Drums”: A Collaborative Case Reflection PDF HTML
Rebecca Fairchild, Malakai Mraz

Columns and Essays

The Social Model of Disability and Music Therapy: Practical Suggestions for the Emerging Clinical Practitioner PDF HTML
Robert Gross

Position Papers

Music Therapy and Recovery in Mental Health: Seeking a Way Forward PDF HTML
Tríona McCaffrey, Catherine Carr, Hans Petter Solli, Cherry Hense

Book Reviews and Book Essays

Book Review: An Introduction to Music Therapy Research PDF HTML
Lori Fogus Gooding

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