Music Therapy Essay

Music Therapy Essay


Music Therapy Essay

Literature Review of a Music Therapy Approach or Specific Music Therapy Intervention (minimum 5 pages double spaced).

Choose one Music Therapy Approach that we have discussed this year (i.e. The Nordoff Robbins Approach, Neurologic Music Therapy , GIM Guided Imagery and Music, Psychoanalytic Music Therapy ) or a Specific Music Therapy Intervention (e.g. Melodic Intonation Therapy, Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation, Musical Improvisation, Songwriting, Lyric Analysis etc ) and write a literature review of the different work being done with that approach/intervention with one specific population or with multiple populations.

1.   See requirements above for ALL PAPERS regarding APA format and Appropriate Research articles

2.   In your discussion of any specific population, you must include DSM V definitions from the DSM V, or relevant diagnoses information from an appropriate source (see above for appropriate source).

3.   You must include information from our discussion of AMTA Standards of Clinical Practice and discuss the Referral, Assessment, Treatment planning, Documentation, Implementation and Termination process of Music Therapy.


Write a 1000-1500-word essay addressing each of the following points. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.

Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Length: 1000-1500 words; answers must thoroughly address the prompts in a clear, concise manner.

Evaluation Criteria for Paper

(10%) Resources used as rationale for approaches and as sources of content

_____ 5. (20%) write paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered

_____ 5. (20%) Write the Paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered