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HEROINE’S JOURNEY—EMERGING STORY BY REFUGEE WOMEN DURING GROUP ANALYTIC MUSIC THERAPY

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CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN: BRANTFORD – FÉDÉRATION CANADIENNE DES FEMMES DIPLOMÉES DES UNIVERSITÉS

MARCH 27, 2013

“Music can be a powerful, healing force” Dr. Heidi Ahonen.

Music and Women—come to what promises to be a fascinating and informative evening. Dr. Heiedi Ahonen is a Professor of Music Therapy and director of the Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy at Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr. Ahonen provides a safe and nurturing environment for community members who participate in her sessions to explore emotions that are sometimes too difficult to express with words.

In her presentation “Heroines’ Journey—Refugee Women and Music Therapy”, Dr. Ahonen will be presenting her most recent work with refugee women and their exploration through music of feelings of loneliness, fear, guilt and loss.