Through 16 chapters, therapists from the US, Australia, and Europe describe background on eating disorders and creative arts therapies, client perspectives (a chapter co-written by two individuals with eating disorders), a multi-theoretical approach for music therapy, resilience-based music therapy to treat adolescents, expressive and receptive music therapy, the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music
, creative arts therapy with adolescents in an inpatient program, issues of the body and self in art therapy, the integration of dialectical behavior therapy and art therapy, the role of body movement and awareness, internal family systems and drama therapy, family and multi-family experiential work using creative arts therapies, and collaborating with a creative arts therapist.
Grocke examined two major issues in her thesis, namely the client-reported experiences of pivotal moments during the guided imagery and music
listening and a detailed analysis of the music/musical elements accompanying these moments.
After attaining additional specialized training, Miller is now able to offer the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music
, a form of music psychotherapy, to appropriate patients.
A collection of papers that also functions as a textbook, this book is designed to discuss the use of Guided Imagery and Music
(GIM) and related methods for using music in mental health therapy, with both mentally ill populations and those with other needs, such as post-trauma work or end-of-life care.
For example in her co-edited book with Ken Bruscia (Grocke and Bruscia 2002) Guided Imagery and Music
: the Bonny Method and Beyond, every reported chapter has a detailed discussion and report on emotion, mood and affect regulation, and further, how this leads to changes in ways of being and thinking for patients.
One of the specialised areas of receptive music therapy is the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music
Addressing a resident-stated need, a relaxation-focused music and imagery (RFMI) program was devised for a 43-bed aged care hostel, based on principles of the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music
The Bonny method of Guided Imagery and Music
(GIM) is a form of therapy based on the principles of music psychotherapy.
One of the best known intervention strategies involving music and imagery is the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music
, or G.I.M.
The present study focuses on an 8-session Guided Imagery and Music
(GIM) series with a single client over a period of 13 weeks.
Another new direction for music therapy in this country is the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music
, which is both discussed in its clinical applications and illustrated with a case study.
Sound as symbol: guided imagery and music
in clinical practice.