Prof Katrina Skewes McFerran, The University of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
Thompson's vital text demonstrates her own ability to achieve the goals we set by providing clear guidance to help music therapists identify a therapeutic focus that is responsive, flexible and helps them face real-life professional challenges with confidence.
Annie Heiderscheit, PhD., MT-BC, LMFT, Director of Music Therapy & Associate Professor at Augsburg University
Thompson provides readers with a rigorous exploration of goal processes in music therapy that is constructed from her comprehensive ground theory research. She provides a thorough and nuanced examination of the interplay of the myriad factors in this new framework. Her client-in-context theory provides a fresh perspective for informing and shaping goal processes in music therapy practice.
Gustavo Schulz Gattino, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Communication and Psychology, Aalborg University, Denmark
An innovative and revolutionary proposal for goal processes and goal writing in music therapy based on the client-in-context theory. The book directly applies to the music therapist's practice and is crucial for educators and supervisors.