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Musicothérapie psychothérapie et neuropsychologie : faire avec ce que la musique nous fait

Abstract : What is the music listening paradox ? It means that we cannot choose between to be changed by music, and active co-construction of individual transitional areas, a personal music listening experiencing (intermediate area of intersubjectivity and cultural experience, Winnicott). First we have to consider what is the « system of music », a set of interacting and interdependent entities. So, with the neuropsychology and psychology of music, it becomes easier to understand how music listening is linked to the system Brain-Unconscious-Consciousness : music listening changes the brain AND needs an active human subject’s participation in listening to the music. Three theorical clinical tools are proposed to help the therapist to co-construct his psychotherapeutic strategies : the Mental Representations triangle, the « high road/low road » system, and a scientific model of the emotion(s)/reasoning(s) system. The aim of these tools is to link dynamogenic effects of musical listening and the psychical change in order to develop the receptive music therapy’s six change processes.
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Alain Rakoniewski. Musicothérapie psychothérapie et neuropsychologie : faire avec ce que la musique nous fait. Revue française de musicothérapie, Association française de musicothérapie, 2018, 37 (2). ⟨hal-03430954⟩



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