MIND at the Australian Music Therapy Association Conference 2021

We were excited to have a strong presence again at the 2021 AMTA National Conference.


Spotlight Panel: Voices of South East Asian Music Therapy

Music Therapy in Thailand: Integrating Western training into practice in Thailand

Napak Pakdeesatitwara


Panel: This is Australia… Music therapy down under… during & beyond Covid-19. A panel discussion on articles published within the special edition of the Australian Journal of Music Therapy

Moderators: Allison Fuller & Jennifer Bibb

Presenters: Jeanette Tamplin, Vannie Ip-Winfield, Roxanne McLeod & Lorna Berry


Paper: From Therapeutic Factors to Mechanisms of Change in Music Therapy: Report on Findings and Discussion from a Scoping Review

Felicity Baker, Becky Zarate & Martina de Witte


Paper: Examining the effect of FES+iPad-based music therapy on post stroke upper limb function and wellbeing outcomes: A mixed-methods randomised controlled trial

Tanya Silveira


Paper: Learning from stroke survivors during a global pandemic: The potential of applying our own research to our own lives

Tanya Silveira


Paper: Integrating Neuroscience Knowledge to Support Music Interventions with Neurologically Fragile Children

Janeen Bower


Paper: A Conceptual Framework for Patient Prioritisation in an Acute Healthcare Service

Janeen Bower


Paper: The Song Collective: Development of a new online music-based community program integrating music, social media and digital platforms to support the wellbeing and social

connectedness of older adults living at home

Phoebe Stretton-Smith & Libby Flynn


Paper: The thread of connection: Experiences of shared musical activities for people living with dementia and the family members who care for them

Kate McMahon


Paper: Still ReminiSing – Songs of resilience from a community-based, therapeutic choir for

people living with dementia and their supporters, as we navigated singing during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Zara Thompson


Paper: Evolving role of music interventions in residential aged care with people living with

dementia and depression: Results from the Australian cohort of the Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression in Elderly care (MIDDEL) International cluster-randomised controlled trial

Young-Eun Claire Lee, Felicity Baker & Phoebe Stretton-Smith