publication . Thesis

Music therapy for youth at risk: an exploration of clinical practice through research

Derrington, Philippa;
Open Access English
  • Country: United Kingdom
This outcome study investigates whether music therapy can improve the emotional\ud well-being of adolescents who are at risk of exclusion or underachievement.\ud Specifically, it addresses music therapy’s impact on students’ self-esteem, anxiety,\ud attitude towards learning, behaviour and relationships with peers.\ud The setting for the research was a mainstream secondary school and its federated\ud special school for students with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Over nineteen\ud months, a mixed methods design was used to observe change in students before and\ud after music therapy. One group received twenty, weekly, individual sessions, and the\ud othe...
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