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Music Therapy Theories - GEXTH 5117

Rebecca Zarate, Professor

Library & Research Help

Starting Places

Search FLO Catalog for books, e-books, videos, teaching resources.

NEWEST Titles in Music Therapy

Search Journals List - Search by journal name.

Where are MT materials in Sherrill?

Browse the stacks for print journals and books. These call numbers direct you to the following topics. Red Bolded items are core.

Music Therapy resources are located on the Lower Level.

ML3820 - Physiological aspects of music

ML3830 - Psychology

ML3845 - Aesthetics

ML3880 - Criticism

ML3916 - Social and political aspects of music

ML3919 -  Moral influence of music.

ML3920 - Therapeutic use of music

ML3921 - Religious aspects of music

ML3922 - Music in the workplace

ML3928 - Literature for children

RC489.A7 - Art Therapy and Expressive Therapies resources are on the Lower Level.

BF - Psychology resources are on the 3rd fl.

First Open myLesley (BlackBoard)

For access to library databases
and to open the resources on these page,

log in to myLesley / Blackboard

It will open in a new window so you can go back and forth
from the tips on this page to your search screen.

Searching for Articles, Videos & E-Books for Your Course

Suggest starting with Advanced Search. You will get different results in each database - worth trying several.


Medline (EBSCO)

Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)

ProQuest Education Journals

Ebrary E-Books ("music therapy")

VAST Academic Videos: search all subjects by "music therapy" to see 5 videos.

Keyword Searches

music therapy AND voice
music therapy AND medicine
music therapy AND theor*
music therapy AND anxiety AND depression
music therapy AND (anxiety OR depression)

neurologic music therapy
neurological music therapy
neurolog* AND music therapy
neurolog* AND music AND therapy

Helen Bonny

music therapy AND images
music therapy AND guided imagery


Nordoff AND Robbins

Search for Music Activities

Search FLO Catalog for music activites for children and adults, including song books, picture books, instruments, puppets and more.

Use Advanced Search for children's resources!

Keyword: Music

Location: Lesley Sherrill Library Teaching Resources Collection