Carol Lotter, MMus(Music Therapy), HPCSA registered music therapist, Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery: The role of music therapy in relationship therapy

This presentation will focus on a clinical study exploring the role of music therapy in couple’s therapy. Whereas couple’s therapy is traditionally verbal therapy, this study sought to explore the therapeutic role of music used both non- verbally as well as with verbal processing within couple’s therapy. The presentation will highlight the salient observations from the study with reference to a) the primary components and related techniques of the music therapy intervention, b) the role of the music c) affordance and d) recommendations for music therapy in a various relationship therapy settings.

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