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 […]

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 […]