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Music Therapy Faculty: Benedikte Scheiby


Benedikte Scheiby holds a Master Degree in Music Therapy, in Music Education, is a certified and licensed Creative Arts Music Psychotherapist, Body Psychotherapist and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Trainer practicing in New York. She is adjunct faculty professor at NYU in Music Therapy, is Director of Intern Training and Supervision at Institute for Music and Neurologic Function in the Bronx, is director of the postgraduate training Institute in Analytical Music Therapy, holds a private practice in Music Psychotherapy in midtown Manhattan, has published many peer reviewed articles, book chapters, a book, interactive Wellness CDs and DVD and research in the area of Analytical Music Therapy training and clinical practice, is giving workshops nationally and internationally in USA, Canada, Asia, Middle East, Europe and Latin America.
Her current research area: Analytical Music Therapy and use of portable brainscanner. Her latest publications are in the area of music psychotherapy and trauma, music psychotherapy and pain management and music psychotherapy supervision.


Selected Publications:

Scheiby, B.B. (2005). An intersubjective approach to music therapy: identification and processing of musical countertransference in a music psychotherapeutic context. In Music Therapy Perspectives, Vol. 23, Silver Spring, MD: AMTA. Audio excerpts that accompany this article are available on line p. 8-17, 10 pages

Scheiby, B. B. (In press). Analytical group music therapy (AMT): A non-prescriptive, evidence-based approach to pain management with adult clients in recovery from medical trauma. In Dileo, C. (Ed.), Case reports in advanced medical music therapy. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Scheiby, B. B. (2015). Analytical music therapy. In Wheeler, B. L. (Ed.) Music therapy handbook (pp 206-219). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Scheiby, B. B. & Leeds, R. (2014). CD: 「擁抱健康」音樂輔助鬆弛練習 [Music written and recorded by Benedikte B. Scheiby, Kana Kamitsubo & Meredith Bradley]. Embracing wellness:Music-assisted relaxation and yoga exercise [CD]. -出版 - 藝術在醫院 Hong Kong: Art in Hospital.-贊助 -香港癌症基金 sponsored by the Hong Kong Cancer Fund 中文編譯 Chinese translation: 註冊表達藝術治療師張文茵 Fiona Chang, expressive arts therapist 英語版創作 English version: Yoga instructor Rick Leeds & Faculty Professor Benedikte B. Scheiby, MA, MMEd, DPMT, CMT, LCAT 原製音樂

Scheiby, B. B. (2013). Opnaaelse af indsigt gennem analytisk musikterapi (AMT) supervision. (Insight acquired through analytical music therapy (AMT) supervision.) In Pedersen, I. N. (Ed.) Art media in psychotherapy supervision. Insight and Vitality (pp. 253-271). Aalborg, Denmark: Aalborg Universitetsforlag. This book chapter is also translated in to English.

Scheiby, B. B. (2013). Analytical Music Therapy for pain management and reinforcement of self-directed neuroplasticity in patients recovering from medical trauma. In Mondanaro, J. & Sara, Gabriel (Eds.) Music and medicine: Integrative Models in Pain Medicine (pp. 149-179). New York, NY: Satchnote Press