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About Us

JB Music Therapy (JBMT) is a music therapy consulting company and private practice founded in Calgary, Alberta. Founded in 1991, JBMT has empowered thousands of individuals through evidence-based music therapy services, programs, and resources. Our Certified Music Therapists (MTAs) bring a comprehensive approach that re-imagines a new era in healthcare that elevates music as a cornerstone of healthcare, education, and corporate wellness.

Our ultimate vision is to bring meaningful change to the lives of every individual, organization and audience we serve – catering to a broad range of goals and most notably strengthening mental health, rehabilitation, and general well-being.

JB Music Therapy is a company that empowers and connects every person to their best self regardless of circumstance. We champion music therapy through excellence in clinical practice and public education, transforming lives one note at a time.

We welcome new clients all year round.

Where We Work

JBMT works with many large and complex healthcare organizations including hospitals, and continuing care facilities.

In the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we work and serve on traditional territories, meeting grounds, and homes for many Indigenous Peoples.

We are based in Calgary, Alberta – Treaty 7 Territory, Canada.

Core Value 

Our core value is rooted in connection. Connection to music, connection to the therapeutic process, connection to our clients and their families, connection to our agency partners,  and the team’s connection to one another.


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 our mental health services.

The Beginning

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

Company Ownership

JBMT is incorporated – owned and operated by Jennifer Buchanan. She has been the sole owner since the company’s inception in 1991.


  • 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