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Music, the Depressed Dyad and the Uplifting Circle

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Music, the Depressed Dyad and the Uplifting Circle

Kaja Weeks

Kaja Weeks, a developmental music educator in the Washington, DC region, works in private practice at ITS: Developmental Services, Inc. with children having neurodevelopmental challenges where she uses a unique vocal approach (Relational Vocalization). She received professional training under the aegis of Stanley Greenspan, MD and Serena Wieder, PhD (founders of Floortime), was formerly a parent educator at The Treatment and Learning Centers (TLC) in Rockville, MD. Kaja is a graduate of The Washington Center of Psychoanalysis’ postgraduate program, New Directions: Writing with a Psychoanalytic Edge. Kaja Weeks’ innovative ideas about children and music have appeared in numerous scholarly journals and within presentations in the United States and Canada.

 

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Weeks, K. (2016). Music, the Depressed Dyad and the Uplifting Circle. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 11, 2018, from https://pro.psychcentral.com/music-the-depressed-dyad-and-the-uplifting-circle/

 

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