Music in psychomotor therapy

Experiences and intervention proposals

Product: Book

Trim size in cm: 17x24

Pages: 120

ISBN: 978-88-590-1113-2

Publication date: 01/05/2016


This book presents a psychomotricity model which uses music as a tool for tuning in to children’s emotional states, encouraging free body expression. From choosing the piece of music to first person improvisation, the adult supports the child in creating an emotional and relational atmosphere unique to psychomotor therapy and improves motor coordination thanks to specific rhythmic and musical choices.

The book targets all professionals working in the world of education and child rehabilitation, and parents who wish to experiment with a method of relating to their children in order to enhance their pleasure in feeling, living and being.

- Presentation of the series

- Introduction


Music: experiences and thoughts

- A brief musical autobiography

- The Dalcroze method

- Listening to music

- Getting to know yourself through music

- Discovering your own voice


Psychomotor therapy: experiences and intervention proposals

- Summary of a psychomotor therapy method

- The dialogue between music and movement. Presentation of clinical cases

- Encouraging musical expression. Choosing instruments

- Awakening auditory perception. Ideas for exercises

- Facilitating motor coordination. Examples of psychomotor exercises

- Choosing and analysing a piece of music

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