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Dr. Jörg Fachner – Therapist and patient in tune? Hyperscanning and microanalysis of emotion related brain processing during Guided Imagery and Music.

Thursday 24th October 2019 6:15 – 7:30pm Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Dr. Jörg Fachner is Professor for Music, Health and the Brain and Co-Director of the Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. He is

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Suzannah Scott-Moncrieff and Maya Story – Trauma and resilience: Research and self care methods using music and imagery

    Saturday 22nd June 2019 10am-1pm Presentation and experiential workshop St Columba’s Hospice, Edinburgh Suzannah Scott-Moncrieff and Maya Story will explore music’s capacity to speak the language of trauma and resilience, present research using music and imagery in the treatment

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Dr Gabriel Federico: Prenatal Music Therapy – Clinical promotion of better bonding between mother and baby

Weds 6th Feb 2019 7-8.30pm St Columba’s Hospice, Edinburgh £10 +booking fee (full price) £5 +booking fee (concessions) All proceeds will be donated to the Hospice This event marks the start of an exciting new collaboration with St Columba’s Hospice

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Dr Grace Thompson

Date: 4th October 2018
- Time: 7-9pm
- Location: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary's Street, EH1 1SU
- Price: £20 +plus booking fee (full price) £10 +plus booking fee (student/unwaged)

For further details and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dr-grace-thompson-ecological-approaches-to-music-therapy-tickets-46691259815?aff=es2 Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

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Professor Laurel Young: The importance of music for persons living with dementia

Date: Saturday 3rd March 2018
- Time: 10am-12pm (tea and coffee from 9.30am)
- Location: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary's Street, EH1 1SU
- Price: £10 (full price) and £5 (concessions) plus booking fee

Research and anecdotal evidence as well as the presenter’s clinical experience indicate that knowledgeable use of music can improve quality of life for persons living with dementia (PWLD). However, it also appears that best practices for PLWD are not being

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Crossing the Threshold: an experiential evening with Professor Leslie Bunt

Date: 6th December 2017
- Time: 7-9pm
- Location: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary's Street, EH1 1SU
- Price: £20 full price and £10 student/unwaged (includes tea/coffee and biscuits)

During this presentation Leslie will be exploring some of the inherent risks involved when we as therapists invite individuals or groups of children and adults to cross over the threshold to play or listen to music. As performing musicians we

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Keyboard Improvisation Workshop

Date: 7th October 2017
- Time: 10am-4pm
- Location: Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU
- Price: £50

Led by Richard Michael BEM and Joanna Duncan Pianos and percussion available – please bring along any other instruments that you’d like to play! Tickets available at https://eventbrite.co.uk/e/keyboard-improvisation-workshop-tickets-37274703642

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Talk by Stella Compton-Dickinson

Date: Wednesday 4th October
- Time: 6.30-8pm
- Location: George Washington Browne Room, Edinburgh Central Library, EH1 1EG
- Price: £10 (full price) and £5 (student/unwaged) plus booking fee

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talk-by-stella-compton-dickinson-tickets-37158472993 Come and join us for this event – it promises to be a fantastic evening. For tickets and further details, follow the link.

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Talk by Giorgos Tsiris

Date: 27th September 2017
- Time: 6.30-8pm
- Location: George Washington Browne Room, Edinburgh Central Library, EH1 1EG
- Price: £10 (full price) and £5 (student/unwaged)

  We are delighted to announce that Giorgos Tsiris will be coming to speak about his work. Please do join us!     Tickets available at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talk-by-giorgos-tsiris-tickets-36893768254   Musical care at the end of life: Practice and research reflections on

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Professor Barbara Wheeler

Date: 19th May 2017
- Time: Registration and coffee from 2pm
- Location: Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU
- Price: £15 (full price) and £5 (student/unwaged) plus booking fee

We are very much looking forward to a public lecture, to be given in May, followed by a wine reception. Professor Barbara Wheeler Music Therapy Research: Strengthening Our Music Therapy Practice Please do join us! Book online at:https://musictherapyresearch.eventbrite.co.uk This event takes

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Dr. Concetta Tomaino

Date: 9th May 2017
- Time: 7.15pm
- Location: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary's Street, EH1 1SU
- Price: £15 (full price) and £10 (student/unwaged) plus booking fee

We are delighted to announce that in May 2017, we will welcome Dr. Concetta Tomaino, to give a lecture, as follows: “Awakening the Brain”: Arousal and disinhibition in music therapy for neuro-rehabilitation Further information and tickets  available at: https://concetta-tomaino-smtt.eventbrite.co.uk Join us for this

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An evening with Colwyn Trevarthen

In October 2016, we were excited to have Professor Colwyn Trevarthen come to talk to us about “Nurturing Musicality, for Wellbeing, and for Joy in Companionship”. His wide-ranging, multimedia presentation highlighted how infants look for connection and dialogue from the

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