Monthly Archives: November 2017

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    Fight off the “winter blues” with playlist released by UK’s leading music therapists

    A new playlist to help fight off the “winter blues” – or seasonal affected disorder – has been released by the UK’s music therapists. Featuring tunes ranging from the well-known – The Beatles’ “Here Comes the Sun” – through to the more reflective and obscure – Olafur Arnald’s “For Now I am Winter” – the 24 songs have been carefully curated by … MORE

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    Advancing Healthcare Awards 2018 Blog five: Steps and Hobbs

    Two new deals for Chroma show how music therapy is expanding Two new deals for Chroma this month show how the use of Neurologic Music Therapy is rapidly expanding. Firstly, a new partnership will see NMT provided in clinical, home and community settings across the UK for Hobbs Rehabilitation. Hobbs treats patients with conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy, … MORE

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    Advancing Healthcare Awards 2018 Blog four: Recruitment and training

    Why Chroma believes in making therapists happy Chroma is the UK’s largest – and fastest growing – arts therapy provider. And that means the company has the UK’s largest network of arts therapists. However, explained managing director Daniel Thomas, this does not mean a cookie cutter approach is used when it comes to dealing with staff. Instead, its approach is all about … MORE

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    Advancing Healthcare Awards 2018 Blog three: Local authority health commissioners

    Six reasons why local authority health commissioners love Chroma One of the areas where Neurologic Music Therapy is making the biggest strides is in local authorities health care – and Chroma is better positioned than any other provider. Daniel Thomas, managing director, explained: “It’s not just that we have the pedigree of being the UK’s only national arts therapy provider, although that … MORE

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    Advancing Healthcare Awards 2018 Blog two: The latest in NMT techniques

    Chroma hosts UK’s largest ever music therapy training course in the UK Eighty-three new Neurologic Music Therapists qualified last month in the UK’s largest-ever course of its type – which was organised and hosted by Chroma. The course was overseen by Dr Michael Thaut, widely acknowledged as the creator of NMT, who visited the UK from the US to carry out the … MORE

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    Advancing Healthcare Awards 2018 Blog: Assessment of Parent-Child Interactions

    How music therapy can help adoptive families bond New research just released by Chroma shows how the use of music therapy can help adoptive families to bond more successfully. Four areas of parental skill capacity – mutual attunement, nonverbal communication, emotional response and child autonomy – were measured for nine families using the established Assessment of Parent-Child Interactions (APCI) method. Results showed … MORE

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    Meeting the needs of adopted children

    PAC-UK have produced this fantastic guide for schools about how best to meet the needs of adopted and permanently placed children. Download it here. As an adoption support organisation we hear again and again how even one committed adult in school can make all the difference to a child and their family. An adoption-friendly school can be a family’s most precious resource. … MORE