My Cart:

0 item(s) - $0.00
You have no items in your shopping cart.

Music Therapy in Adoption and Trauma

Music Therapy in Adoption and Trauma

Therapy That Makes a Difference After Placement

Joy Gravestock

Quick Overview

Exploring the use of music therapy in supporting and treating trauma within the adoption community, this book centres the stories of adopted children and families. Outlining contemporary adoption processes, it highlights the power of music therapy as an intervention.
Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Details Price Qty
Paperback / softback
2021, 8.98in x 5.91in / 228mm x 150mm, 224pp
ISBN: 9781785925238

Out of stock

Coming Soon!


Music therapy is a valuable method of support and treatment for those dealing with trauma within the adoption community. Music Therapy in Adoption and Trauma offers a timely and much-needed perspective for music and creative arts therapists, as well as families themselves.

Addressing topics such as contemporary adoption processes, potential resulting trauma, attachment and adoption breakdown, the book looks at why music therapy specifically can help. Throughout, it centres the value of lived experience in increasing understanding of trauma and effective support.

Following a decade of dramatic change within the adoption practice, this book is an invaluable resource for those looking to support individuals and families impacted by adoption.


By (author): Joy Gravestock