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About Us

JB Music Therapy is a team of certified Music Therapists (MTAs) who design treatment plans for people of all ages to foster change: boost mood, decrease stress, improve speech after injury, increase focus, develop learning, reduce anxiety, and recover lost memories.

Our primary services are: individual therapygroup programsworkshops and presentations

JB Music Therapy is a for-purpose business with a mission to tackle the needs of people and to help them achieve their goals. We are best known for helping our clients feel healthier, stronger, and more capable to do what they desire to do.

We most often partner with individuals, families, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and charities.

Mission 

Through excellence in clinical practice and public education, JB Music Therapy transforms lives, one note at a time.

Where We Work

JBMT works with many health care agencies, health care practitioners, privately run programs, and educational facilities including:

  • mental health facilities, addictions programs, and forensic units
  • hospitals and neuro units/programs
  • dementia care and long term care 
  • schools and children’s development programs
  • day programs
  • palliative care and grief and loss programs
  • corporate wellness programs
  • music studios and counselling centres

Please contact our office to discuss your needs and schedule your first session. JB Music Therapy welcomes new clients all year round.

Core Value 

Our core value is creating connection – connection to music, connection to our agency partners, connection to our clients and their families, and the team’s connection to one another.

We believe there is no more efficient and effective treatment to create the feeling of connection in a therapeutic context, than music therapy.

Rates

Although not covered by basic health care plans, music therapy services may be covered by some extended health programs and insurance plans. Contact your employer or insurance provider to inquire about MT services and coverage.

The Beginning

JB Music Therapy (JBMT) served its first client on the second Friday of September in 1991.

Company Ownership

JBMT is a business corporation, owned by Jennifer Buchanan. She has been the sole owner since the company’s inception in 1991.  JB Music Therapy was incorporated in 2005.

Awards

Community Impact Award Nomination, Chamber of Commerce (3 years)

Professional Care Award, Canadian Mental Health Association

Lighthouse Award, Calgary Board of Education

Garry McKinnon Award, Golden Hills Regional School Division

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