Foreword.- Preface.- Introduction. Part I: Maps for the Journey.- 1. In Sickness and in Health.- 2. Integration: Medicine, Health and, Empowerment.- 3. Holistic Healing.- 4. Roots of Healing Music.- Part II: The Journey.- 5. Tuning In: The Music Therapist's Journey.- 6. Stepping into the Journey with your Companion.- 7. Orienting to the Journey: The Mythic Way.- 8. The Journey from Illness to Wellness.- Part III: Pathways through the Journey.- 9. The Way to Comfort.- 10. The Way to Awaken.- 11. The Way to the Musical Self.- The Way to Cope.- Conclusion: The Way to Peace.
Suzanne Hanser chairs the Music Therapy Department at Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. She is past president of the American Music Therapy Association and World Federation of Music Therapy, and has authored three other books on the subject. She also established the music therapy service at the Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.