Professional identity can develop through self-study along with didactic and experiential means. The authors engaged in a collaborative qualitative study on the potential benefits of student involvement as clients in short-term music therapy. Various therapeutic methods allowed for self-expression, insight, and personal sharing. Post-session journals and a final survey captured student perceptions. Analysis showed influence on identity development and raised queries about curricular change.
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