Publications

Books, Chapters, Papers

Book

Gilbertson, S. and Aldridge, D. (2008). Music therapy and traumatic brain injury: A light on a dark night. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Book chapters

Gilbertson, S. (2016). Traumatic Brain Injury. In J. Edwards (Ed.) Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy. Chapter 17. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gilbertson, S. (2015). In the light of day: A real-world perspective on childhood severe traumatic brain injury and music therapy during early neurosurgical rehabilitation. In: C. Dileo (Ed.), Advanced practice in medical music therapy: Case reports, pp. 74-83. Cherry Hills, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Edwards, J. & Gilbertson, S. (2015). Exploring resistance and change in music therapy learning for students and educators. In: International perspectives in music therapy education and training. Springfield: Charles C. Thomas Publisher.

Gilbertson, S. (2013). Adults with Stroke. In: J. Allen (Ed.), Guidelines for Music Therapy Practice: Medical Care for Adults, pp. 114-144. Gilsum: Barcelona Publishers.

Gilbertson, S. (2005). Music therapy with people who have experienced traumatic brain injury: A literature review. In D. Aldridge: Music therapy in neurological rehabilitation (pp.83-138). Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London.

Gilbertson, S. (1999). Music therapy in neurosurgical rehabilitation. In T. Wigram & J. De Backer (Eds.), The application of music therapy in development disability, paediatrics and neurology (pp.224-245). London: Jessica Kingsley Publications.

Papers in refereed journals

Gilbertson, S. (2015). In visible hands: The matter and making of music therapy. Journal of Music Therapy, 52(4), pp. 487-514. doi: 10.1093/jmt/thv014

Gilbertson, S. (2013). Improvisation and Meaning. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 8, pp. 65-74.

Mössler, K. Gilbertson, S., Krüger, V. & Schmid, W. (2013). Converging reflections on music therapy with children and adolescents: A collaborative seminar on diverse areas of music therapy practice and research. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy, 13(2). Available from: https://voices.no/index.php/voices/article/view/721/612

Bornhoft, G., Maxion-Bergemann, S., Wolf, U., Kienle, G., Michalsen, A., Vollmar, H., Gilbertson, S., Matthiessen, P. (2006). Checklist for the qualitative evaluation of clinical studies with particular focus on external validity and model validity. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11, 6, 56.

Gilbertson, S. and Aldridge, D. (2006). The Canadian Journal of Music Therapy and the Music Therapy World Journal Index: A full-text bibliographic database. Canadian Journal of Music Therapy, 13, 23-34.

Gilbertson, S. and Aldridge, D. (2004). The Australian Journal of Music Therapy and the Music Therapy World Journal Index: The first full text music therapy journal database. Australian Journal of Music Therapy, 15, 76-83.

Gilbertson, S. (2004). "Improvisation in der Musiktherapie mit Menschen mit traumatischen Schaedel-Hirn-Verletzungen: Eine Literaturübersicht aus dem "Structured Review Project"." Musiktherapeutische-Umschau, 25, 1, 63-69.

Gilbertson, S. and Aldridge, D. (2003). Searching PubMed/MEDLINE, Ingenta and the Music Therapy World Journal Index for articles published in the Journal of Music Therapy. Journal of Music Therapy, 40(4), 324-344.

Gilbertson, S. and Ischebeck, W. (2002). Merging pathways: Music therapy in neurosurgical rehabilitation." Acta Neurochirurgica, 79, 41-42.

Book reviews in refereed journals

Gilbertson, S. (2011). Book Review: Goodman, K. (2011). Music therapy education and training: From theory to practice. Springfield: Charles C Thomas Publisher Ltd. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy.

Gilbertson, S. (2010). Book Review: Stern, Daniel (2010). Forms of Vitality: Exploring Dynamic Experience in Psychology, the Arts, Psychotherapy, and Development. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy.

Gilbertson, S. (2007). Book Review: Baker, Felicity & Jeanette Tamplin (2006). Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation: A Clinician's Manual . London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy.

Papers in non-refereed journals

Edwards, J., Ledger, A. & Gilbertson, S. (2013). Exploring potentials for the use of music and music therapy in antenatal care: A review and discussion. Journal of the Irish Association of Creative Arts Therapists

Gilbertson, S. (2008).The silent epidemic of road traffic injury: What can music therapists do about it? Voices: An international forum for music therapy.

Gilbertson, S. (2007). "Through the eyes of a child: Children who film their music therapy experience. Early Childhood Newsletter of the American Association of Music Therapy, 3, 11.

Gilbertson, S. (2007). "Researching Improvisation: Music therapy with people in neurorehabilitation who have experienced traumatic brain injury". Journal of the Irish Association of Creative Arts Therapies. Spring, 22-30.

Gilbertson, S. and Aldridge, D. (2006). "The Canadian Journal of Music Therapy and the Music Therapy World Journal Index: A full-text bibliographic database". Canadian Journal of Music Therapy, 13, 30-38.

Gilbertson, S. (2006). "Music therapy with children who have experienced traumatic brain injury. Early Childhood Newsletter of the American Association of Music Therapy 12, 3.

Gilbertson, S. and Aldridge, D. (2004). "The Australian Journal of Music Therapy and the Music Therapy World Journal Index: The first full text music therapy journal database". Australian Journal of Music Therapy, 15, 76-83.

Gilbertson, S. (2004). "Improvisation in der Musiktherapie mit Menschen mit traumatischen Schaedel-Hirn-Verletzungen: Eine Literaturübersicht aus dem "Structured Review Project"." [Improvisation in music therapy with individuals with traumatic brain injury: A literature review from the Structured Review Project]. Musiktherapeutische-Umschau, 25, 1, 63-69.

Online publications

Gilbertson, S. (2006). "Music therapy in early neurorehabilitation with people who have experienced traumatic brain injury." Music Therapy Today (online), 7, 3, 662-693. Available at www.musictherapyworld.net

Gilbertson, S. (2003). "Growing roots: Music therapy in neurosurgical rehabilitation." Music Therapy Today (online). Available at www.musictherapyworld.net

Gilbertson, S. and Aldridge, D. (2003). "Strategies for searching electronic databases." Music Therapy Today (online), 4, 4. Available at www.musictherapyworld.net

Gilbertson, S. (2002). "Places to learn - a contemporary demand for student placements in music therapy." Music Therapy Today (online). Available at www.musictherapyworld.net

Multimedia publications

Gilbertson, S. (2002). Light on a dark night. Music Therapy World Information CD ROM IV. Witten: Music Therapy World.

Aldridge, D., Gilbertson, S., and Wentz, M. (2004). Music Therapy World Database CD ROM. Witten; Music Therapy World.

Conference proceedings

Kern, P., Tocantins Sampaio, R., Gilbertson, S., Chung, H. W., & Tait, A. (2008). The color of us: Music therapy for young children around the world. Proceedings of the 12. World Congress of Music Therapy, (pp.484-498). Buenos Aires, Argentina: Libreria Akadia Editorial, July 2008.