DR Jeanette Tamplin

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Positions

  • Academic

Research expertise

  • Music therapy (neurorehabilitation, communication disorders, therapeutic singing, songwriting)
Dr Jeanette Tamplin PhD, M.Mus, B.Mus (Hons), RMT, holds an NHRMC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship at the University of Melbourne and works as a music therapist at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre - Austin Health and Epworth Hospital. Jeanette is a registered music therapist and researcher specialising in neurorehabilitation for people neurological injuries or conditions (incluing traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, Parkinson's, and dementia). Jeanette has 18 years clinical experience working as a music therapist in neurorehabilitation and her research in this area focuses on the therapeutic effects of singing, speech and language rehabilitation, therapeutic songwriting, and coping and adjustment following traumatic injury or illness. In addition to conducting research, she supervises PhD students, and serves on the MCM Ethics and Research committees. Jeanette publishes regularly in international and interdisciplinary refereed journals, has been invited to contribute chapters to several edited books on music therapy and co-authored a book with Prof Felicity Baker: ‘Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation: A Clinician’s Manual’ (Jessica Kingsley Publishers). She also presents on her work regularly at national and international conferences. Jeanette is currently the National Treasurer of the Australian Music Therapy Association.

 

Subject Areas

  • Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension)
  • Music Therapy
  • Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)

Available for supervision

Yes.
Jeanette's research interests and expertise specific to music therapy include: neurorehabilitation, singing and voicework, speech and communication, respiratory function, songwriting, and choirs.

Contact Details

Phone Number: 8344 3003
email: jeanette.tamplin@unimelb.edu.au

Publications

Journal Articles Refereed

MAGEE WL, CLARK I, TAMPLIN J, BRADT J (2017), Music interventions for acquired brain injury, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol 2017, Issue 1 , DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006787.pub3
BAKER F, TAMPLIN J, MACDONALD RAR, PONSFORD J, RODDY C, LEE C, RICKARD N (2017), Exploring the Self through Songwriting: An Analysis of Songs Composed by People with Acquired Neurodisability in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Program, Journal of Music Therapy, Vol 54, Issue 1 , DOI: 10.1093/jmt/thw018
RODDY C, RICKARD N, TAMPLIN J, BAKER F (2017), Personal identity narratives of therapeutic songwriting participants following Spinal Cord Injury: a case series analysis , DOI: 10.1080/10790268.2017.1364559
DAVIES R, BAKER F, TAMPLIN J, BAJO E, BOLGER K, SHEERS N, BERLOWITZ D (2016), Music-assisted relaxation during transition to non-invasive ventilation in people with motor neuron disease: A qualitative case series, British Journal of Music Therapy, Vol 30, Issue 2 , DOI: 10.1177/1359457516669153
TAMPLIN J, BAKER F, MACDONALD RAR, RODDY C, RICKARD N (2016), A theoretical framework and therapeutic songwriting protocol to promote integration of self-concept in people with acquired neurological injuries, Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, Vol 25, Issue 2 , DOI: 10.1080/08098131.2015.1011208
BAKER F, RICKARD N, TAMPLIN J, RODDY C (2015), Flow and meaningfulness as mechanisms of change in self-concept and well-being following a songwriting intervention for people in the early phase of neurorehabilitation, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience , DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00299
TAMPLIN J, BAKER F, BUTTIFANT M, BERLOWITZ D (2014), The Effect of Singing Training on Voice Quality for People With Quadriplegia, Journal of Voice, Vol 28, Issue 1 , DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2013.08.017
TAMPLIN J, BERLOWITZ D (2014), A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of respiratory muscle training on pulmonary function in tetraplegia, Spinal Cord, Vol 52, Issue 3 , DOI: 10.1038/sc.2013.162
TAMPLIN J, BAKER F, GROCKE D, BERLOWITZ D (2014), Thematic analysis of the experience of group music therapy for people with chronic quadriplegia, Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, Vol 20, Issue 3 , DOI: 10.1310/sci2003-236
TAMPLIN J, BAKER F, GROCKE D, BRAZZALE D, PRETTO , RUEHLAND W, BUTTIFANT , BROWN DJ, BERLOWITZ D (2013), Effect of Singing on Respiratory Function, Voice, and Mood After Quadriplegia: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol 94, Issue 3 , DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.10.006
TAMPLIN J, BAKER F, JONES , WAY , LEE (2013), ‘Stroke a Chord’: The effect of singing in a community choir on mood and social engagement for people living with aphasia following a stroke, NeuroRehabilitation: an interdisciplinary journal, Vol 32, Issue 4 , DOI: 10.3233/NRE-130916
BERLOWITZ D, TAMPLIN J (2013), Respiratory muscle training for cervical spinal cord injury, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008507.pub2
TAMPLIN J, BRAZZALE D, PRETTO J, RUEHLAND W, BUTTIFANT M, BROWN DJ, BERLOWITZ D (2011), Assessment of Breathing Patterns and Respiratory Muscle Recruitment During Singing and Speech in Quadriplegia, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol 92, Issue 2 , DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.10.032
MAGEE L, BAKER F, DAVESON , HITCHEN (NEE ROSHIER) , KENNELLY , LEUNG , TAMPLIN J (2011), Music Therapy Methods with Children, Adolescents, Adults with Severe Neurobehavioural Disorders Due to Brain Injury, Music Therapy Perspectives
MAGEE W, BAKER F, DAVESON B, HITCHEN H, KENNELLY J, LEUNG M, TAMPLIN J (2011), Music Therapy Methods with Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Severe Neurobehavioral Disorders Due to Brain Injury, Music Therapy Perspectives, Vol 29, Issue 1
TAMPLIN J (2011), Commentaries: Effects of glossopharyngeal breathing on voice in cervical spinal cord injuries, International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation , Vol 18, Issue 9
TAMPLIN J, BERLOWITZ D (2010), Respiratory muscle training for cervical spinal cord injury, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol 2013, Issue 7
TAMPLIN J, GROCKE D (2008), A music therapy treatment protocol for acquired dysarthria rehabilitation, Music Therapy Perspectives, Vol 26, Issue 1
TAMPLIN J (2008), A pilot study into the effect of vocal exercises and signing on dysarthric speech., NeuroRehabilitation: an interdisciplinary journal, Vol 23, Issue 3
TAMPLIN J (2006), Song Collage Technique: A New Approach to Songwriting, Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, Vol 15, Issue 2
BAKER F, KENNELLY , TAMPLIN J (2005), Themes within Songs Written by Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: Gender Differences, Journal of Music Therapy, Vol 42, Issue 2
BAKER F, KENNELLY , TAMPLIN J (2005), Themes in Songs Written by Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: Differences Across the Lifespan, Australian Journal of Music Therapy, Vol 16, Issue 2005
BAKER F, KENNELLY , TAMPLIN J (2005), Adjusting to Change Through Song: Themes in Songs Written by Clients With Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Impairment

Research Book Chapters

TAMPLIN J (2015), Finding a voice: Singing with quadriplegic men. , Advanced Practice in Medical Music Therapy: Case Reports (ISBN:9780977027828)
TAMPLIN J (2015), Music therapy for adults with traumatic brain injury and other neurological disorders. In WHEELER BL (Eds.), Music Therapy Handbook (ISBN:9781462518227)
TAMPLIN J (2013), Adults in critical care. In ALLEN (Eds.), Guidelines for Music Therapy Practice in Adult Medical Care, Barcelona Publishers (ISBN:9781937440503)
BAKER F, TAMPLIN J (2011), Coordinating Respiration, Vocalization, and Articulation: Rehabilitating Apraxic and Dysarthic Voices of People with Neurological Damage. , Voicework in Music Therapy: Research and Practice, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (ISBN:978-1-84905-165-1)
TAMPLIN J (2011), Singing for Respiratory Muscle Training. , Voicework in Music Therapy: Research and Practice, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (ISBN:978-1-84905-165-1)
BAKER F, TAMPLIN J (2005), Songwriting to Explore Identity Change and Sense of Self-concept Following Traumatic Brain Injury . , Songwriting: Methods, Techniques and Critical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (ISBN:9781843103561)

Authored Research Books

BAKER F, TAMPLIN J (2006), Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation: A Clinician's Manual, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (ISBN:978-1-84310-412-4)

Other Refereed Contribution to Refereed Journals

TAMPLIN J (2011), commentaries, International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation , Vol 18, Issue 9

Journal Articles Unrefereed

CLARK I, TAMPLIN J (2016), How Music Can Influence the Body: Perspectives From Current Research, Voices: A world forum for Music Therapy, Vol 16, Issue 2 , DOI: 10.15845/voices.v16i2.871

Journal Articles

AASGAARD T, SKRUDLAND H, DAVESON BA, TAMPLIN J, JACOBSEN SL (2009), Book Reviews
TAMPLIN J (2009), Music therapy and traumatic brain injury: A light on a dark night
TAMPLIN J (2009), The link between singing and respiratory health for people with quadriplegia
TAMPLIN J (2008), A pilot study into the effect of vocal exercises and singing on dysarthric speech
TAMPLIN J (2006), Song collage technique: A new approach to songwriting
TAMPLIN J (2006), Development of a Music Therapy Service in an Australian Public Rehabilitation Hospital
TAMPLIN J (2006), Creating music therapy positions: Development of a music therapy service in an Australian public rehabilitation hospital
TAMPLIN J (2000), Improvisational music therapy approaches to coma arousal

Education and Training

  • MUSIC THERAPY PHD , University of Melbourne, 2012
  • MUSIC THERAPY MMUS , University of Melbourne, 2006
  • MUSIC THERAPY BMUS (hons) , University of Melbourne, 1998

Awards and honours

  • Early Career Clinician Researcher Award – Allied Health, Biomedical Research Victoria, 2016
  • Chancellor's Prize for Excellence in the PhD Thesis, University of Melbourne, 2013
  • Melbourne Research Scholarship, University of Melbourne, 2008
  • Australian Postgraduate Award, University of Melbourne, 2005
  • MUSIC THERAPY INTERVENTIONS FOR DEMENTIA: CLUSTER RANDOMISED CONTROL TRIAL ( Boosting Dementia Research Grants ) awarded by NHMRC, 2018-2021
  • CHOIR PARTICIPATION TO IMPROVE WELLBEING AND RELATIONSHIP QUALITY FOR COMMUNITY-DWELLING PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA AND THEIR PRIMARY CARE-GIVERS ( NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship ) awarded by NHMRC, 2016-2020
  • Choir participation to improve wellbeing and relationship quality for community-dwelling people with dementia and their primary caregivers ( ) awarded by , 2016-2016
  • Experience of Virtual Reality following Spinal Cord Injury ( ) awarded by , 2016-2016
  • Therapeutic songwriting, neurodisability, and identity ( Discovery Projects ) awarded by AUST RESEARCH COUNCIL, 2015-2018
  • Staying in Tune with Parkinson’s Communication: Investigating the effects of long-term participation in ParkinSong singing groups for people with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers ( ) awarded by , 2015-2016
  • Therapeutic Singing: Improving Motor Speech Disorders Following Acquired Brain Injury ( Early Career Researcher Grants Scheme ) awarded by UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, 2014-2015
  • Musical Memories Choirs ( ) awarded by , 2017-2017
  • NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship ($569,698) (2016-2020)
    Melbourne Networked Society Institute - Seed Grant ($55,900) (2015-2016)
    ARC Discovery Project Grant - CI ($371,940) (2015-2017)
    MCM Hanson Dyer Bequest ($14,962) (2015)
    Melbourne Engagement Initiative Grant ($9,600) (2015)
    Bethlehem Calvary Health Care Strategic Research Grant ($51,028) (2014)
    University of Melbourne – Early Career Researcher Grant ($24,594) (2013)
    University of Melbourne - Faculty Small Grants Scheme ($2,695) (2013)
    University of Melbourne – Faculty of Music Student Bursary ($7,000) (2011)
    Rob Pierce Memorial Award – research excellence in respiratory and sleep medicine – Austin Lifesciences Research Week (2011) ($1,000)
    Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarship (2010) ($1,400)
    Conference and Creative Research Activity Fund for Students (2010) ($2,000)
    Helen McPherson Smith Trust – ‘Stroke A Chord’ research grant (2009) ($15,000)
    Melbourne Research Scholarship (2008-2010) ($19,425)
    Victorian Neurotrauma Initiative research grant (2008-2010) ($307,129)
    University of Melbourne research grant (2007) ($10,000)
    Australian Postgraduate Award (2005) ($18,837)
    William Buckland Foundation & Perpetual Trustees Music Therapy Program grant (2003) ($109, 625) ( ) awarded by , 2017-2017