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Denise Grocke

Professor Dr. Denise Grocke

Associate Professor Dr. Denise Grocke, University of Melbourne, Australia. B.Mus (Melb & Michigan), M.Mus., PhD., RMT., MT-BC, FAMI.
Associate Professor and Head of Music Therapy at the Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne. She founded the music therapy course in 1978, and currently co-ordinates the undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in music therapy; and the Graduate Diploma in Guided Imagery and Music.

Dr Grocke is the Director of the National Music Therapy Research Unit, and coordinates the music therapy Masters and PhD Research programme at the Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne. She runs Research Training Courses twice a year, and inviting guest researchers to present and teach.

She has held executive positions with the Australian Music Therapy Association, serving as President for two terms. She is a Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery in the US, and completed her PhD studies in Guided Imagery and Music research. She served three terms as the Chair of the Commission on Education, Training and Accreditation of the World Federation of Music Therapy, and was President of the World Federation of Music Therapy from 1999-2002.

Her clinical experience as a music therapist has been in psychiatry (Larundel hospital 1971-1980); neurological disorders and dementia (Strathdon Nursing Home, 1985-1987) and in private practice.

Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3010.

Phone: +61-3-8344-5259. Fax: +61-3-8344-5346. E-mail: d.grocke@unimelb.edu.au

PUBLICATIONS

Co-Edited books

Pratt, R. R. & Grocke, D. E (Eds.).(1999) Music Medicine 3. Music Medicine and Music Therapy: Expanding Horizons. Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne, ISBN: 0-7340-1767-7. (326 pages).

Bruscia, K.E. & Grocke, D.E. (2002). Guided Imagery and Music: The Bonny Method and Beyond. Gilsum, NH. Barcelona publishers. ISBN 1-891278-12-6. (591 pages).

Monographs

Erdonmez, D. (1996) (compilation). Directory of music therapy training courses world-wide. World Federation of Music Therapy. Published by the Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne. 130 pages.

Grocke, D.E. (2001). A phenomenological study of pivotal moments in Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) therapy. The University of Witten-Herdecke, Music Therapy Info-CD ROM III.

Chapters in Research Books (by invitation)

1.Erdonmez, D.E. (1989). The Comprehensive Education, Training and Development of the Music Therapist at the University of Melbourne, in Music Therapy and Music in Special Education: The International State of the Art 11, International Society for Music Education. Edition 1V, ed. R. Rebollo Pratt., St Louis, Magna Music Baton, pp 43-57.

2. Erdonmez, D. (1991) Rehabilitation of Piano Skills in a Musician Following a Left Cerebral Vascular Accident, in Case Studies in Music Therapy (Ed. K. Bruscia), Phoenixville, PA., Barcelona Publishers, Chapter 37, p 561 – 570.

3. Erdonmez, D. (1993). Guided Imagery and Music: A Case Study, in Music Therapy Collections, ed. Alan Lem. pub. Ausdance, ACT , p 11-16.

4. Erdonmez, D. (1993) Music: A Mega Vitamin for the Brain. in Heal and Wigram (Eds.) Music Therapy in Health and Education. London. Jessica Kingsley. chpt. 12 , p 112-125.

5.Erdonmez D.E., Bright, R.W. and Allison, D. (1993). Music Therapy in Australia in Maranto (Ed.) Music Therapy: International Perspectives. New Jersey. Jeffrey Books. chpt 2, p 36-61. (50% contribution).

6.Erdonmez, D. (1995). A journey of transition with Guided Imagery and Music in Lee, C (Ed.) Lonely Waters. Oxford. Sobell publications, p. 125-134.

7.Erdonmez Grocke, D.E. (1999) Pivotal moments in Guided Imagery and Music. In Hibben (Ed) Inside Music Therapy: Client Perspectives. Barcelona. Gilsum, MD.p.295-305.

8.Erdonmez Grocke, D.E.. (1999). The music that underpins pivotal moments in Guided Imagery and Music. In Wigram and De Backer (Eds.) Clinical Applications of Music Therapy in Psychiatry. London. Jessica Kingsley. p. 197-210.

9.Grocke, D. (2002). The evolution of Bonny's music programs. In Bruscia, K.E. & Grocke, D.E. Guided Imagery and Music: The Bonny Method and Beyond. Gilsum, NH. Barcelona publishers.

10.Grocke, D. (2002). The Bonny music programs. In Bruscia, K.E. & Grocke, D.E. Guided Imagery and Music: The Bonny Method and Beyond. Gilsum, NH. Barcelona publishers.

11.Grocke, D. (2002). Qualitative research in Guided Imagery and Music. In Bruscia, K.E. & Grocke, D.E. (2002). Guided Imagery and Music: The Bonny Method and Beyond. Gilsum, NH. Barcelona publishers.

12.Grocke, D. (ed.) (2002). International Advances in Guided Imagery and Music. In Bruscia, K.E. & Grocke, D.E. (2002). Guided Imagery and Music: The Bonny Method and Beyond. Gilsum, NH. Barcelona publishers.

Publications in Peer reviewed Journals

13.Erdonmez, D & Cooke, M. (1981). The Role of Music Therapy in the Australian Community. Aust. Journal of Music Education, no 28, p 13-18. (75% contribution)

14.Erdonmez, D & Morley, J.B. (1981) Preservation of Acquired Music Performance Functions with a Dominant Hemisphere Lesion: A Case Report. Clinical and Experimental Neurology, 18, p 102-108 (75% contribution)

15.Erdonmez, D. (1988). The Education of the Music Therapist. Journal of the Australian Society for Music Education. no 1, p 44-48.

16.Erdonmez, D.E. (1990). The Interactive Process of Healing in Music Therapy. Australian Journal of Music Therapy, vol 1, p 3-8.

17.Erdonmez, D. (1991). Music Therapy: The Evidence. Australian Journal of Music Therapy, vol 2, 12-24.

18.Erdonmez, D. (1991). Music Therapy - Meeting the Needs of a Needy Society (Keynote Address) Journal of the New Zealand Society for Music Therapy p. 7-12.

19.Erdonmez, D. (1992). Clinical Applications of Guided Imagery and Music. Australian Journal of Music Therapy, vol 3, p 37-44.

20. Skewes, K. & Erdonmez-Grocke, D. (2000). What Group Music Therapy Offers Bereaved Young People: A Rounded Approach to the Grieving Adolescent. Grief Matters. Summer, p. 54-61. (25% contribution).

21. Skewes, K & Erdonmez-Grocke, D. (2000). Group music therapy for young bereaved teenagers. European Journal of Palliative Care. Vol. 7, number 6, p. 227-229 (25% contribution)