Mackenzie Costron

Mackenzie Costron - Music Therapist and Counselling Therapist. Halifax, Nova Scotia. Find Your Voice Music Therapy

Mackenzie Costron, BMT, MTA, RCT (she/her), 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 trauma informed music therapy & counselling services in Halifax area as well as online across Turtle Island/ Canada.

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 working in mental health (i.e. anxiety, panic attacks, grief and loss) particularly during moments of change and transition.  Mackenzie is currently focusing her work on maternal health in the prenatal period. She also has experience working with neurodivergent folk (i.e. autism, ADHD), children & youth at risk, stroke & acquired brain injury, neurologic movement disorders, dementia & Alzheimer’s as well as hospice & palliative care.

In Mackenzie’s clinical and spirituality work she is inspired by Danielle Laporte (Heart Centered Program), Byron Katie (The Work), Dr. Gabor Mate (Compassionate Inquiry), Dr. Richard Swartz (Internal Family Systems Therapy), and Dr. Shefali Tsabary (Conscious and Awakened Parenting). Also, 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, such as with Holiday Phillips.

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.

Email: [email protected]   Phone: 1-800-827-3120 ext. 103