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Parents’ perspectives on their children’s music therapy: A synthesis of qualitative literature (2020)
Journal Article
Annesley, L., McKeown, E., & Curtis-Tyler, K. (2020). Parents’ perspectives on their children’s music therapy: A synthesis of qualitative literature. British Journal of Music Therapy, 34(1), 39-52. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359457520907636

Introduction There is no existing qualitative synthesis of the music therapy literature on parents’ perspectives on their children’s music therapy. This study seeks to fill this gap, motivated by the first author’s experiences as a clinician/researc... Read More about Parents’ perspectives on their children’s music therapy: A synthesis of qualitative literature.

Parents’ perspectives on their child’s music therapy: A qualitative study (2020)
Journal Article
Annesley, L., Curtis-Tyler, K., & McKeown, E. (2020). Parents’ perspectives on their child’s music therapy: A qualitative study. Journal of music therapy, 57(1), 91-119. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmt/thz018

This qualitative study explored parents’ perspectives on their child receiving individual music therapy in a community setting in an NHS service in London, UK. Parents of children aged 6-11 receiving or recently discharged from music therapy took par... Read More about Parents’ perspectives on their child’s music therapy: A qualitative study.

Two kinds of music therapy: Exploring ‘genre’ in the context of clinical practice (2019)
Journal Article
Annesley, L. (2019). Two kinds of music therapy: Exploring ‘genre’ in the context of clinical practice. British Journal of Music Therapy, 33(2), 74-79. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359457519878613

This article explores distinctions between different approaches to music therapy and how these distinctions might be relevant to clinical practice. The article adopts an exploratory subjective stance, with the author exploring the relevance of a perc... Read More about Two kinds of music therapy: Exploring ‘genre’ in the context of clinical practice.

Music therapy within an integrated project for families exposed to domestic violence: A qualitative study of professionals’ perspectives (2018)
Journal Article
Annesley, L. (2018). Music therapy within an integrated project for families exposed to domestic violence: A qualitative study of professionals’ perspectives. British Journal of Music Therapy, 32(2), 96-104. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359457518805281

This paper focuses on a collaborative project that took place from 2012-2015 between an NHS Music Therapy Service for children and young people, a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service and the charity Housing for Women. Music therapy interventio... Read More about Music therapy within an integrated project for families exposed to domestic violence: A qualitative study of professionals’ perspectives.

The Music Therapist in School as Outsider (2014)
Journal Article
Annesley, L. (2014). The Music Therapist in School as Outsider. British Journal of Music Therapy, 28(2), 36-43. https://doi.org/10.1177/135945751402800207

This essay examines the institutional commonalities among several schools in which I have worked as a music therapist, illustrating how thinking about my role as an outsider has informed my therapeutic approach. I refer to the broader concept of the... Read More about The Music Therapist in School as Outsider.


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