1. The Social Impact, Prevalence, and Contemporary Short-Term Treatment of Mental Illness ; 2. Pharmacological and Psychosocial Treatments for People with Mental Illnesses ; 3. An Overview of Music Therapy as a Psychosocial Intervention for Psychiatric Consumers ; 4. Continuum Model of Music and Therapy within Music Therapy ; 5. Educational Music Therapy for Illness Management and Recovery ; 6. Therapeutic Mechanisms in Psychiatric Music Therapy ; 7. Transdiagnostic Theory for Group-Based Psychiatric Music Therapy ; 8. The Process of Psychiatric Music Therapy ; 9. Interventions in Psychiatric Music Therapy ; 10. Music Therapy for Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Misuse Disorders ; 11. Psychiatric Music Therapy with Diverse Client Populations ; 12. Research in Psychiatric Music Therapy ; 13. Evidence-Based Practice and Decision Making in Psychiatric Music Therapy ; 14. Future Treatments for Psychiatric Consumers: Advancements, Models, and the Potential Relevance of Psychiatric Music Therapy
Michael J. Silverman (PhD, MT-BC) is director of Music Therapy at the University of Minnesota. He currently serves on the Editorial Boards for the Journal of Music Therapy, the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health and the World Journal of Methodology and has published refereed articles in journals including the Journal of Music Therapy, the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, and the Archives of Psychiatric Nursing. Michael is actively engaged in clinical practice and research with psychiatric patients at the University's Medical Center.