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

  • Social and emotional benefits of music and how it can help children with their personal expression
  • How educators can use music as a form of play to engage children and address their needs
  • Long term benefits of music therapy

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: 16 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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