Hayley Francis Cann. Music Therapy. Journey. Certified. Music Therapist. Kingston, Ontario.

Hayley’s Music Therapy Journey

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I was introduced to music at a very young age. I picked up my first instrument – the trumpet – at age six with the Salvation Army youth brass band. Around this time I also started singing in the youth choir, learning basic theory, and reading music. When I was around ten years old, I […]

Mackenzie Costron. Accredited Music Therapist. Registered Counselling Therapist. Kingston, Ontario. Halifax, Nova Scotia. Find Your Voice Music Therapy.

Mackenzie’s Music Therapy Journey

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Music has always been a huge part of my life.  I started my music journey when I was young taking piano lessons, private voice lessons and singing in choirs.  In high school, I was actively involved with the symphonic and jazz bands playing alto saxophone and also began taking guitar lessons around this time.  Singing […]

Find Your Voice Music Therapy. Halifax, Nova Scotia. Kingston, Ontario. Children. Youth. Teens. Music Therapy. Academic. Learning. Growth. Development. Anxiety. ADHD. Autism. Developmental Delays. Hayley Francis Cann. Music Therapy.

Back to School: Music Therapy with Academic Learning

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Research shows that when music is integrated within an academic setting it promotes communication, social, memory and cognitive skills.  There is also evidence to indicate that music can support learning within stressful academic contexts such as tests. Today, student’s mental health and learning needs are vast and continue to grow.  Often becoming difficult for homeroom […]

Find Your Voice Music Therapy. Kingston. Ontario. Katarokwi. Halifax. Nova Scotia. Kjipuktuk. Canada. Turtle Island. 5th Birthday.

5 Years in Review: Happy Birthday to FYVMT!

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We are truly blessed with our Find Your Voice Music Therapy family- through the individuals we work with, their families, friends, facility staff, healthcare professionals, music therapy teachers/ supervisors, business mentors, and music therapy colleagues.  It goes beyond words gratitude to express our thanks with our developments and growth to date.  It truly wouldn’t be […]

Equitable. Equity. Marginalized. Intersectionality. Therapy. Mental Health. Self Care. Wellness. LGBTQ. BIPOC. Find Your Voice Music Therapy. Counselling. Coaching. Kingston Ontario. Halifax Nova Scotia

Holding Equitable Space: Intersectionality and Marginalization in the Face of Music Therapy

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“Fairness does not mean everyone gets the same.  Fairness means everyone gets what they need” – Richard Riordan: The Red Pyramid [Source: Jennifer Buchanen’s Health Entrepreneur’s HUB Webinars] The term intersectionality was coined by black feminist scholar Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw in 1989. “Intersectionality” represents an analytic framework that attempts to identify how interlocking systems of […]

Christine Naguib. Accredited Music Therapist. Masters of Music Therapy. Kingston Ontario. Find Your Voice Music Therapy.

Getting to Know Christine!

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We are so excited to welcome Christine to the Find Your Voice Music Therapy team in 2 weeks times!   Christine Naguib, BMT, MTA, MT-BC, MA, obtained her Bachelors of Music Therapy at Wilfrid Laurier University. In this programme, she studied piano under Elaine Lau, learned guitar, and fundamentals of Aesthetic Music Therapy and improvisation with […]

Music Therapy Month. Find Your Voice Music Therapy. Kingston. Ontario. Halifax. Nova Scotia. Accredited Music Therapist.

Happy Music Therapy Month!

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Happy Music Therapy Month from Find Your Voice Music Therapy! This month Accredited Music Therapists, music therapy students, researchers, related healthcare professionals, and music therapy advocates across Canada will be actively educating and promoting music therapy. You may be wondering how you can get involved in the Katarokwi/ Kingston, ON, K’jipuktuk/ Halifax, NS or Turtle […]

Music Therapy. Children. Youth. School. Education. Academics. Growth. Kingston, Ontario. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Benefits of Music Therapy with Children & Youth

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There are many approaches in facilitating development and learning goals within the education system.  Did you know that Accredited Music Therapists (MTAs) can working alongside a child’s school academic programs to enhance their learning goals/objectives or with other therapist’s (such as Speech Therapists or Occupational Therapists) treatment plans?  If you’re not aware, music therapy is […]