ESTONIA

History and background . . .

Founded in 1990 with 46 members
President: Kaili Inno
E-mail: kaili.inno@muusikateraapiakeskus.ee

Theoretical Foundations . . .

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Recognition and approval . . .

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Research and literature . . .

Luik, M. (2014).Music therapy in prison. Group music therapy program : developing emotional skills. Doctoral Thesis. Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg. DIGAR electronic publication: http://digar.nlib.ee/digar/show/?id=197212.

Lukk, E. (2014). Personal Singing Revolution: The experience of individual vocal focused music therapy and significant vocal improvisations for late adolescents in transition. Phenomenological research study. Doctoral Thesis. Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg. DIGAR electronic publication: http://www.ester.ee/record=b3090884~S1.

Lukk, E., Mõistlik, M., Pehk, A. (2011). Three significant steps in the development of music therapy in Estonia. In: Sabatella, P. (Ed.) Evidence for Music Therapy Practice, Research and Education. Selected reedings and Proceedings of the VIII European Music Therapy Congress, May 5-9, 2010, Cadiz, Spain. Granada: Grupo Editorial Universitario. Pp.495-500.

Mardi, R., Pehk, A., Rüütel, E., Vinkel, M. (1995). The Effect of Vibroacoustic Method in Treatment of Stress Related State of Psychosomatic Dyscomfort. In: Abstracts to the Seminar “Man, Environment and Health”, Otepää, Estonia, April 21–22. P. 27.

Metstak, M. (2014). Psühhiaatrilisel ravil viibivate noorukite esmase hindamise meetod muusikateraapias. Tegevusuuring. (The Method of Initial Assessment in Music Therapy for Adolescents in Psychiatric Treatment. Action Research.) Tallinn University. Unpublished Master’s Thesis.

Pehk, A. (2012). Searching for the unknown. Phenomenon-oriented study of music performance anxiety in boundaries of psychodynamic approach. Doctoral Thesis, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg. Electronic publication, digital archive DIGAR by National Library of Estonia: http://tallinn.ester.ee/record=b2871580~S1. 394 p.

Pehk, A. (2011). Psychodynamic approach to performance anxiety and possible interventions of music therapy. In: Sabatella, P. (Ed.) Evidence for Music Therapy Practice, Research and Education. Selected reedings and Proceedings of the VIII European Music Therapy Congress, May 5-9, 2010, Cadiz, Spain. Granada: Grupo Editorial Universitario. Pp. 227-234.

Pehk, A. (1997). Psychophysiological Influence of Music and Its Therapeutic Use. Unpublished Master’s Thesis.

Pehk, A. (1996–1997). Differences in Influence of Stimulative and Sedative Music Combined With Identical Low Frequency Sound. Tallinn Pedagogical University. Unpublished research.

Rüütel, E., Ratnik, M., Tamm., E., Zilensk, H. (2004). The Experience of Vibroacoustic Therapy in the Therapeutic Intervention of Adolescent Girls. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 2004, 13 (1), pp. 33–46.

Rüütel, E. (2002). The Psychophysiological Effects of Music and Vibroacoustic Stimulation. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 2002, 11 (1), pp. 16–26.

Rüütel, E. (1997). Psychophysiological Influence of Music and Vibroacoustic Stimulation. Unpublished Master’s Thesis.

BOOKS
Rüütel, E., Elenurm, T., Pehk, A., Tomberg, M., Visnapuu, P. (2001). Loomismäng. Muusika-, sõna-, liikumis-, kunsti- ja värviharjutusi rühmatööks. (Play of creation: Creative activities with music, literature, movement, art and color for group work.) Tallinn: Tallinna Pedagoogikaülikool.

Rüütel, E. (1998). Vibroakustiline teraapia: Teoreetilised lähtekohad ja rakendusvõimalused (Vibroacoustic Therapy: Theory and Practice.). Tallinn: Tallinna Pedagoogikaülikool. 70 p.

Pehk, A. (1996). Muusade kunst aitab elada: Muusika psühhofüsioloogilisest toimest ja selle teraapilistest rakendusvõimalustest (Psychophysiological Influence of Music and Its Therapeutic Use). Tallinn: Tallinna Pedagoogikaülikool. 143 p.

Pehk, A. (Ed.) (1996). Muusika loob võimaluse: Valik artikleid muusika teraapilisest kasutamisest (Music Creates the Chance: Articles from Estonian Music Therapists about Therapeutic Use of Music). Tallinn: Tallinna Pedagoogikaülikool. 138 p.

Professional associations . . .

EMTC-DELEGATE
Alice Pehk, PhD, Music therapy lecturer at Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Head of the Music Therapy Centre, Tallinn

Training programs . . .

Music Therapy Training Program, postgraduate course, 3 years Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
Contact person: Alice Pehk, PhD, alice.pehk@muusikateraapiakeskus.ee

Master’s Course in Arts Therapies, specialization in Music Therapy
Tallinn University
Contact person: Eha Rüütel, PhD, eha@tlu.ee