Presentations

Pre-conference presenters and workshop facilitators (Alphabetical order)

  • Alfhild Gruvstad (Norway): Active Body and Music Listening – Utile dulci in GIM practice
  • Martin Lawes (UK): The integration of GIM techniques with improvisation based music therapy: a case example of work with an adolescent with autism and early trauma
  • Dag Körlin (Sweden): Music Breathing – Breath Grounding and Modulation of the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (BMGIM) 
  • Diane Maris (South Africa): GIM and Visual Language: Experiencing the powerful influence of image exploration on the music listening process 
  • Ines Oberscheid (Germany): Implementing Pre- and Perinatal Traumas into the GIM Therapy
  • Photoulla Savva Potamitou (Cyprus): Expanded awareness 
  • Satyamo Judy Roberts (Australia): Experiential insights: energetic aspects of BMGIM music and process, from the orientation of Yoga Therapy 
  • Gert Tuinmann (Germany): Combining GIM and Schematherapy
  • Ilan Sanfi (Denmark): Music and Imagery Narratives Specially Designed for Paediatric Patients – a collaborative workshop
  • Evdokia Smyrnioti, Sofia Trifonopoulou, Eleni Tsolka (Greece): From GIM narrative to narration: Composing a fairy tale as an alternative, creative processing 
  • Anna Boehmig, Zoi Kottas, Bolette Beck & team of GIM colleagues (Europe): LIVE GIM

 

Main Conference presenters (alphabetical order)

  • Lars Rye Bertelsen (Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark): The “Music Star“: A new star in Psychiatry
  • Leslie Bunt (University of the West of England, UK) & Margareta Wärja (Expressive Arts Stockholm, Sweden):  A long way from home: journeying through the labyrinth of life with Ariadne’s thread (workshop)
  • Marylin Clark (USA): Through the Looking Glass: Psilocybin Assisted Therapy and GIM
  • Elizabeth Coombes (University of South Wales, UK): Let the Music Be With You – Exploring the Impact of GIM Training (poster)
  • Charlotte Dammeyer (Aalborg University Hospital/Psychiatry, Denmark): GIM in a psychiatric setting – what is possible?
  • Isabelle Frohne-Hagemann (Germany): Supervision for the Supervisors (workshop)
  • Gunn Karoline Fugle (Hospital, Child Psychiatry,Norway): The rhythm that scares the monster (GIM with children in a child psychiatry out-patient unit)
  • Svein Fuglestad (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway): “New blood” – a contemporary GIM-program (workshop)
  • Polyna Kavoura (Amimoni Thessaloniki, Greece): Music therapy group with parents of multiply handicapped children (poster)
  • Dikla Kerem (University of Haifa, Israel): Moved by the music (An explorative project on GIM with students)
  • Martin Lawes (Integrative GIM Training Programme, UK): Illusion or reality? Music as adapting to the traveller’s needs in GIM and as background presence
  • Martin Lawes (chair, UK), Christina Achter (Germany), Lars Ole Bonde (Denmark), Denise Grocke (Australia), and Esperanza Torres (Spain): Contemporary practice and training in the Bonny Method: European and wider perspectives (round table)
  • Katarina Martenson Blom (Sweden): Presence in dialogue and guiding. Intersubjective perspectives on the interactive process between the therapist and the patient
  • Catharina Messell (University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark): Pain management in GIM with a traumatized refugee
  • Torben Moe (chair), Bolette Beck, Julie Krøier, Catharina Messel & Steen Lund Meyer  (Research Unit, Psychiatry, Region Zealand, Denmark): The feasibility of Music and Imagery with refugees diagnosed with PTSD
  • Liz Moffitt (Inner Journey with GIM, Canada): The Canadian GIM Experience (poster)
  • Marte Lie Noer (Regional Center for Eating Disorder, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Dept of Child and Adolescent Pediatrics, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway): Breathing space in music for Adolescents with Eating Disorders in a Family-Focused Program
  • Evangelia Papanikolaou (Aalborg University Denmark, Sonora-Organization for Music Therapy & Research, Greece): Exploring the effects of GIM with women in treatment of gynecologic cancer: A feasibility study
  • Alice Pehk (Music Therapy Centre, Estonia): TEAM-GIM: a creative group method for development of institutions and organizations (workshop)
  • Giordanella Perilli (Musilva Association, Italy): Evoked Imagery and Music – EIM, included in the Re-defining Psychotherapy. A multidisciplinary perspective (workshop)
  • Gabriella Rudstamm & Ingrid Hogan (Sweden): GrpMI/KMR together with expressive arts in a short-term group therapy with women suffering from complex PTSD
  • Maria Samara (Sonora-Organization for Music Therapy & Research, Greece/Switzerland): Guided Imagery and Music and the Visually Impaired
  • MariaSamara (Sonora-Organization for Music Therapy & Research, Greece/Switzerland): Forming Mandalas with the Visually Impaired GIM Clients (poster)
  • Ilan Sanfi (Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark): Clinical Application of Guided Imagery and Music in Treating Adults with Complex Chronic Pain
  • Alison Short (Western Sydney University, Australia): Cultural sensitivity in GIM: An international professional development program
  • Alison Short (Western Sydney University, Australia): Health promotion and public health initiatives: Exploring the role of GIM (poster)
  • Marilena Smyrnioti (Pain Clinic, “Attikon” University Hospital/Sonora: Organisation for Music Therapy & Research, Greece): GIM therapy in patients with persistent and chronic headache: a pilot study
  • Maya Story (Aalborg University, Denmark/USA): Music and Imagery with female military veterans: An intervention development study (workshop)
  • Aaron Teague (Drexel University, USA): Researching GIM an Integral meta view: Possibilities and Conundrums
  • Louise Terry Clark (MIAA, Australia): The crossroads of change in MIDLIFE: emergent themes in imagery for eight women in transition (poster)
  • Esperanza Torres (Spain): Impact of Group Music and Imagery (GrpMI) in women with fibromyalgia: An experimental research
  • Gro Trondalen (Norwegian Academy of Music, Norway): Focused, Time-Limited Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music
  • Margareta Wärja & Anna Gerge (Aalborg University, Denmark/ Expressive Arts, Sweden): After Gyneacological Cancer – How to Initiate and Evaluate Art as an Outcome of GIM
  • Alpha Woodward (University of Limerick, Ireland): Close Encounters With The Self: Navigating Transitional Experiences of Culture Shock Through BMGIM