If you’d like to discover more about Voice Movement Therapy, you’ll find additional content here. We’ve included our VMT Journals, which you can purchase, and there are a number of articles to download for free. Also included below is a list of books, links to videos, radio interviews, and articles.
We invite you to explore Voice Movement Therapy further.
JOURNALS
THE STORY TELLER’S GIFT: PVMTJ No. 6. January 2014

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ESSENCE: PVMTJ No. 5. June 2012

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LEITMOTIF: PVMTJ No. 4. Autumn 2009

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VARIATIONS ON A THEME: PVMTJ No. 3. Autumn 2008

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EMBODIED VOICES: PVMTJ No. 2. Spring 2002

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FIRST VERSE: PVMTJ No. 1. Spring 1999

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BOOKS TO READ
Newham, P.
(1993)
The Singing Cure: An Introduction to Voice Movement Therapy
Rider Books
The Singing Cure; Liberating Self Expression Through Voice Movement Therapy – 6 audio cassettes, 6 page study guide (1998)
Sounds True, Boulder, Colorado
Newham, P.
(1993)
The Outlandish Adventures of Orpheus in the Underworld
Barefoot Books
Newham, P.
(1997)
Therapeutic Voicework: Principles and Practice for the use of Singing as a Therapy
Jessica Kingsley
Newham, P.
(1997)
The Prophet of Song: The Life and Work of Alfred Wolfsohn
Tiger’s Eye Press
Newham, P.
(1998)
Voicework as Therapy: The Artistic Use of Vocal Sound to heal Mind and Body. In S.K LEVINE and E.G. Levine: Foundations of Expressive Therapy-Theoretical and Clinical perspectives.
Jessica Kingsley
Newham, P.
(1999)
Using Voice and Movement in Therapy
Jessica Kingsley
Newham, P.
(1999)
Using Voice and Song in Therapy
Jessica Kingsley
Newham, P.
(1999)
Using Voice and Theatre in Therapy
Jessica Kingsley
Newham, P.
(1999)
The Healing Voice: How to Use the Power of Your Voice to Bring Harmony to Your Life
Element Books
Braggins, S.
(2012)
The Mystery Behind the Voice: A Biography of Alfred Wolfsohn
Matador
Pikes, N.
(1999)
Dark Voices: The Genesis of the Roy Hart Theatre
Spring Journal Books
Pikes, M.
(2020)
Owning Our Voices. Vocal Discovery in the Wolfsohn-Hart Tradition
Routledge
Povey, S. & Hayes, J.
(2011)
The Creative Arts in Dementia Care
Jessica Kingsley
VIDEOS TO WATCH
NORMA CANNER

A Time to Dance: https://vimeo.com/20650642

TRACEY STARREVELD

An Interview with Sheila Braggins: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOEZIXyNwG4

ANNE BROWNELL & NATHAN BEAN

VMT Virtually: Working through a Pandemic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5g9WbKPIaY

LENA MANDOTTER

Letters to a Young Singer (trailer): https://youtu.be/Rte5m5CgL10

TRISH WATTS

The body is wise: https://vimeo.com/14232728
Hidden Voices, Cambodia Project: https://youtu.be/RqcA16-le10
Soul Voice, Revitalising: https://youtu.be/ZlYCMkWZGNU
Soul Voice, Open to The Breath: https://youtu.be/W_6ogy SQae
Soul Voice, Bermuda Triangle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLMdGXh56_M
A VMT song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tDBqtpg3xo
Stand up in your voice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRAzCiH_fdk

GINA HOLLOWAY MULDER

An introduction to the practice of Voice Movement Therapy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIk-uQdV3OI
Voice Movement Therapy ideas and exercises to engage with:
https://youtu.be/WZQV1ywM784
https://youtu.be/h85ZpYHlT_A
https://youtu.be/3p1rBFj3ctw
https://youtu.be/xjQweE4XUg8
https://youtu.be/SHZ-5aN6asE

SEBASTIANA BLACK

VMT Workshop in Slovenia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnxESX0wOik&t=7s

VERONICA PHILLIPS, SEBASTIANA BLACK & TRACY STARREVELD

A VMT Taster: https://vimeo.com/242567878?ref=fb-share

LI PARKER

Kaaimans River Blessing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nr7_9pJJFLE

LERINA VAN RENSBURG

Lerina’s vocal warmup using VMT: https://youtu.be/gVvXMX0uMIc

JULIA NORTON

How to use a straw to warm up your voice: https://www.facebook.com/julianortonsvoicebox/videos/1350805515098671/?__so__=channel_tab&__rv__=all_videos_card

CORINNE DE LANGAVANT

The treatment of autism using Voice Movement Therapy: https://youtu.be/4BB77BKbyPM

RADIO INTERVIEWS TO LISTEN TO
Articles in OTHER PUBLICATIONS TO READ
Sebastiana

Sebastiana Black’s article “Hlas jako nádoba pro osobní příběh” in the Czech online music therapy magazine. SEE PAGE 42.: https://view.joomag.com/muzikoterapie-b%c5%99ezen-2016/0934438001449862181?short

Martin, Sophie & Martin, Graham & Lequertier, Belinda & Swannell, Sarah & Follent, Anna & Choe, Florence. (2013).

Voice Movement Therapy: Evaluation of a group-based Expressive Arts Therapy for Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Young Adults. Music and Medicine. 5. 31-38. 10.1177/1943862112467649.: https://www.researchgate.net/deref/http%3A%2F%2Fdx.doi.org%2F10.1177%2F1943862112467649

Holloway Mulder, Gina (2016).

Integrating Voice Movement Therapy and Maskwork for Performer Vocal Development: voicing the mask to de-mask the voice. Masters dissertation University of Pretoria.: http://hdl.handle.net/2263/60366

Newham, P. (1993)

The Psychology of Voice and the Founding of the Roy Hart Theatre. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 15 January 2009 Originally: New Theatre Quarterly, Volume 9, Issue 33, February 1993, pp. 59-65. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266464X00007478

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