Dr. Jorg Fachner is an Educationalist, and Social Scientist holds a PhD in Medicine. He was senior research fellow at the Chair for Qualitative Research in Medicine at Witten/Herdecke University. There he did EEG research on music perception and consciousness and co-edited an international eJournal (MusicTherapyToday)and info-site on music therapy research and practice (MusicTherapyWorld) He was senior researcher at the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Music Research. His EEG research in music therapy focused on depression and stroke.
Currently, he is the Professor and Head of Department of Music, Health and Brain at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. He published many journal articles and book chapters. The latest book publication from 2010 is entitled 'Music Therapy and Addictions' was edited together with D. Aldridge and published at Jessica Kingsley Press in London, Uk.