AN OVERVIEW OF THE MUSIC THERAPY PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION IN THE EU

Nerdinga Letulė, Esa Ala Ruona

Abstract


This article documents the development of the professional recognition of music
therapy in the EU. First, a brief history of the origins of modern music therapy in
Europe is presented, followed by more detailed analysis of the establishment of
training courses and professional associations across Europe. Second, the stages in
the professionalization process according to Ridder, Lerner and Suvini (2015) are
discussed. Third, the importance of the European Music Therapy Confederation in
promoting music therapy recognition in the EU is highlighted.

Keywords


professional recognition, European Music Therapy Confederation.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21277/se.v1i34.252

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