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PhD Defence by Britta Vinkler Frederiksen

PhD Defence by Britta Vinkler Frederiksen

Britta Vinkler Frederiksen will defend the thesis: The Development of Therapeutic Alliance in Music Therapy with Forensic Psychiatric Patients with Schizophrenia – an Exploratory Case Study Research Design.


03.04.2019 kl. 13.00 - 16.00


About the thesis

This PhD thesis investigates how music therapy can support the development of a therapeutic alliance in the initial phase of psycotherapy with forensic psychiatric patients.

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About Britta Vinkler Frederiksen

PhD supervisors:

Prof. Hanne Mette Ochsner Ridder, Aalborg University
Associate Prof. Liselotte Pedersen, University of Copenhagen (Assistant PhD supervisor)

PhD committee:

Associate Prof. Bolette Daniels Beck (chair)
Prof. Helen Odell Miller, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
Postdoc Lene Lauge Berring, Syddansk Universitet


The defence is followed by a reception.

Everybody is welcome!



Department of Communication and Psychology


Rendsburggade 14, 9000 Aalborg in room 4.513

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