This fascinating and illuminating study brings together a wealth of information gained from individuals who reveal how music has had an effect on their lives. It unveils how music plays an important part in counselling and therapy and links the disciplines of the philosophy of music to neuroscience, developmental psychology and psychoanalysis. Psychotherapists, counsellors and therapists will find this book thought-provoking and invaluable reading; as well as doctors, nurses and those working with the elderly and people with developmental difficulties. All those with an interest in music and how it can affect their lives will also find this book interesting reading.

chapter |6 pages


part |2 pages

Part 1 Music and meaning

chapter 1|10 pages

Interview with Keith 3

chapter 2|10 pages

Who do I think I’m listening to?

part |2 pages

Part 2 The project

chapter 3|8 pages

Interview with Maeve

chapter 4|10 pages

Interview with Keith

chapter 5|10 pages

Interview with William Angeloro

chapter 6|10 pages

Interview with Maggie Senior

chapter 9|8 pages

Interview with The Reverend David Hart

chapter 10|10 pages

Interview with Dr Margaret

chapter 11|10 pages

Interview with The Reverend Reg Dean

chapter 12|12 pages

Interview with Susan McGinnis

part |2 pages

Part 3 Time for reflection

chapter 13|10 pages

Commonalities and differences

chapter 14|14 pages

‘Away from’ and ‘towards’