Join Andrew Fuller as he chats with guest Prof Katrina Skewes McFerran on the importance of music therapy for the wellbeing of teenagers.

  • How to promote the wellbeing of teenagers through positive music listening
  • Music is not directly causative but has a powerful resonance in our lives – the dangers of teenagers using music in the wrong ways
  • Using playlist construction as a tool to create optimism and change mood

Listen now below:

Host: Andrew Fuller, Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist, Speaker and Founder of My Learning Strengths

Guest: Prof Katrina Skewes McFerran, Director, National Music Therapy Research Unit; Associate Dean, Victorian College of the Arts; Associate Director (Research), Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

Total time: 20 mins

Recommended resources:
How Music Can Change Your Life, University of Melbourne Coursera
TedX talk on Returning from the dark side of music

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