Mackenzie Costron, BMT, MTA, RCT (she/her/hers), is the Owner and Founder of Find Your Voice Music Therapy, launching the first practice location in Katarokwi/ Kingston, ON June 2014. She launched the second Find Your Voice Music Therapy location in K’jipuktuk/ Halifax, NS July 2017 and currently provides music therapy & counselling services in Halifax area. Mackenzie is a classically trained vocalist, with advanced training in piano, guitar, and percussion. She has been a member of Canadian choral communities since 1998.
Mackenzie began her Canadian Association of Music Therapists (CAMT) Certified Music Therapist (MTA) training with Acadia University obtaining a Bachelor of Music Therapy (BMT). In recent years, Mackenzie returned to campus as a part time member of the music therapy faculty instructing 3rd and 4th year students. She is also a Registered Counselling Therapist (RCT) with the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists (NSCCT) and completed the Narrative Therapy program through The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre and University of Toronto. In addition, Mackenzie is a Heart Centered Facilitator with Costron+Co supporting creatives, therapists and health/ wellness entrepreneurs through business, coaching and mentorship sessions, workshops, and retreats.
Mackenzie uses the interplay of music and verbal language within the therapeutic process. She specializes in working with adults and seniors including mental health (i.e. anxiety and depression), trauma, grief and loss. She also has experience working with individuals with developmental delays, children & youth at risk, stroke & acquired brain injury, neurologic movement disorders, dementia & Alzheimer’s as well as hospice & palliative care. Through Mackenzie’s passion in equity, diversity and inclusion she completed the University of Alberta Indigenous Studies Course and frequently attends Anti-Oppressive Practices trainings and workshops.
Email: [email protected] Phone: 1-800-827-3120 ext. 101