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European Music Therapy Day activities organised in Greece.

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WHEN: Thursday, November 12th, 2020, 15.00-17.00h 

WHERE: Music Department, Ionian University, Via zoom communication platform 

WHAT: «Music Therapy: the science, the education, the profession, the future» with a panel consisting of Christina Kalliodi, MA, NICU-MT, Christiana Adamopoulou, PhD, MA-MT, Mitsi Akoyunoglou, PhD, RMT and Ioanna Etmektsoglou, PhD, MA-MT 

WHO: Ioanna Etmektsoglou, Associate Professor, Psychology of Music, Ionian University and Mitsi Akoyunoglou, Lecturer, Music Pedagogy and Psychology of Music, Ionian University

HOW: All-inclusive, with free access and registration through the University’s communication board 

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WHEN: Sunday, November 15th, 2020, 10.30-12.00h noon

WHERE: Via zoom communication platform 

WHAT: «Follow the melody» experiential workshop on receptive music therapy (music listening) with Evangelia Papanikolaou, Music therapist – GIM trainer.

WHO: SONORA-Interdisciplinary  Εταιρεία Μουσικοθεραπείας και Έρευνας,

HOW: Participation is free of charge with registration at the following link >

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WHEN: Sunday November 15th, 2020, 12:00-13:30h

WHERE: Online via ZOOM platform, 

WHAT: Supportive Music and Imagery online experiential workshop: a supportive psychotherapy method that combines music listening with verbal and creative expression in order to enhance personal resources and the capacity for self-care.

WHO: Christina Kalliodi, Echo Music Psychotherapy Center

HOW: by registering here:

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WHEN: Sunday November 15th, 2020, 16:00-19:30h

WHERE: Online via ΖΟΟΜ

WΗΑΤ: Online symposium on music therapy in Greece with music therapists presenting their therapeutic practice in a variety of contexts

WHO“Echo” Music Psychotherapy Center 

HOW: Participation by registering here:

Symposium Program

  • 16:00 Welcome and introductions
  • 16:10 Music therapy for children with learning disabilities:  Possibilities and challenges. 
    Christiana Adamopoulou MA/PhD, Lecturer NTUA, Lilian Voudouri Institute for Arts Therapies
  • 16:40 Music Psychotherapy with children and adults: Applications and therapy vignettes
    Christina Kalliodi, MA, NICU, “Echo” Music Psychotherapy Center, NPO “Angels of Joy” 
  • 17:10 Group music therapy with refugee children and unaccompanied minors: Potentials and limitations. 
    Mitsi Akoyounoglou PhD, RMT, Lecturer, Department of Music, Ionian University
  • 17:35 10-minute break
  • 17:45 Music therapy with adult cancer patients. Benefits and challenges.
    Kandia Bouzioti, MA, AVPT, NGO “PAMME MAZI”
  • 18:15 The "Angels of Joy" Music Therapy programs in Pediatric Hospitals: PICU, NICU, Oncology and Psychiatric departments 
    Dimitris Koukourakis, PgDip, Coordinator of Therapy Programs & Institutions for People with Disabilities, NPO "Angels of Joy"
  • 18:45 What happens when we improvise together? A discussion on musical improvisation in music therapy.
  • 19:10 Questions and Discussion 

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WHEN: Wednesday, November 18th, 2020, 11.00-12.00h 

WHERE: Via online platform - live streaming ''youtube''  

WHAT: Performance of Community Music Therapy Group (percussion group) ''KROUSTODI'' (Apostolis Laschos, Music Therapist MA, PhD Candidate in Music Therapy, School of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki). Lecture on Music Therapy by Dora Psaltopoulou, Assistant Professor, School of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Music-psychotherapist PhD, MA-CMT. Participation of the famous Greek singer Natassa Bofiliou.   

WHO: Organized by the Center for People With Disabilities ''SOTIR'', Thessaloniki - Co-organizer: School of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. 

HOW: Participation is free of charge with joining the link: 

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