Music Therapy Month Highlights

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Dearest Find Your Voice Music Therapy Family, We are so grateful to each and every one of you over the course of March 2020!  It’s been a music therapy month to remember. At the beginning of March we hosted our inaugural  Music Therapy Month event in Katarokwi/ Kingston, Ontario.  This event featured:  Information about the […]

Music Therapy Month: Support Endeavours

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Happy Music Therapy Month from Find Your Voice Music Therapy! This month Certified Music Therapists, music therapy students/ interns, researchers, allied 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  Katarokwi/ Kingston, ON, K’jipuktuk/ Halifax, NS or Turtle […]

Music Therapy Month Event. Kingston, Ontario. Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund. Canadian Association for Music Therapy.

Music Therapy Month Event: K’jipuktuk/ Kingston, ON

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Come celebrate Music Therapy Month with Find Your Voice Music Therapy! We will be gathering on Sunday, March 8th 7:00-8:30PM at The Spire/ Sydenham Street United Church (82 Sydenham Street) in the upstairs hall. Please see their website for notes on wheelchair and gender-neutral accessibility. At this event you will: – Learn about the health, […]

Love of Music: The Universal Language

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No matter what your personal experience is, music serves as a universal language.  You may not have an expertise in music but you can still identify with the melody, harmony, rhythm, and lyrics.  Music brings people together as a community and nation.  It connect and motivates us.  As one our Find Your Voice Music Therapy […]

Jessica Nielsen. Music Therapist. Kingston, Ontario.

Getting to Know Jessica!

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We are excited to welcome Jessica Neilsen to the Find Your Voice Music Therapy: Katarokwi/ Kingston, Ontario team!  Grateful to Jessica for her beautiful energy and dynamic perspectives as we provide music therapy/ counselling services and connect with the people in our communities.  Jessica completed her Masters of Music Psychotherapy (2014-2016) and Bachelors of Music […]

Find Your Voice Music Therapy. Gift of Music Therapy. Holidays & Christmas.

The Gift of Music Therapy

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The holidays can be tough for many as themes of grief and loss surface.  We invite you to think about giving the “Gift of Music Therapy” to someone in need.  Find Your Voice Music Therapy’s program aims to support those in need in our Katarokwi/ Kingston, Ontario and K’jipuktuk/ Halifax, NS communities.  Such as individuals […]

Kimberly Dolan. Music Therapy. Journey. Certified. Music Therapist. Kingston, Ontario.

Kim’s Music Therapy Journey

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From a very young age, music had always been a passion of mine. I began to sing as soon as I could open my mouth and began playing piano at the age of 4. I used to love writing lyrics and performing them acapella to my family when spending summers at my Grandparents’. When I […]

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 […]