Important Names in Music Therapy

Aigen, Kenneth

Integrates Psychodynamic school of thought into Music-Centred

Ansdell, Gary

Helped develop Community Music Therapy; Music Centred

Austen, Diane

Developed Vocal Psychotherapy training program

Lee, Colin

Developed Aesthetic Music Therapy; Music-Centred

Head of Undergraduate Program at WLU

Lowey, Joanne

Developed Environmental Music Therapy

Co-Editor of the Music & Medicine Journal

Nordoff, Paul

1909-1977; Co-founder of Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy

Composer-Therapist

Pavlicevic, Mercedes

Helped develop Community Music Therapy; Psychodynamic

Robbins, Carol

1927-1996; Music Therapist and wife of Clive Robbins

Robbins, Clive

1927-2011; Co-founder of Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy

Author and Co-author of many books

Schroeder-Sheker, Therese

Founder of Music Thanatology (distinct from Music Therapy, but has some similar features)

 

This list is constantly being developed.  Please be patient with us as we add information.  If there is a name you think should definitely be added to this list, please feel free to contact us about it either in the comments section or by email at lauriermtsa@gmail.com

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  2. Leonard Wass says:

    Rebecca Black – Taught people to be happy on Fridays.

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