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Jennifer Buchanan

A Music Therapist and Entrepreneur Who Helps People Meaningfully Connect - Even During Difficult Times

Transforming Lives One Note at a Time

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Don Felder

Lead Guitar Player

The EAGLES

Jennifer, through her work, has touched many people in ways that could only be accomplished with both her special gift and her music.   Thank you Jennifer for giving me, and all those that have had the benefit of hearing you, one of the most heart warming experiences of my life.

improve your mood, memory, and motivation with music

Since beginning her career three decades ago, Jennifer Buchanan, an award-winning Music Therapist and Author, has witnessed the power of these music connections with:

  • infants through to seniors
  • from the corporate boardroom to the palliative care unit
  • from the classroom to correction centre
  • and for people struggling with their mental health to those living with dementia.

The results are nothing short of inspiring. Every presentation is customized for diverse audiences – education, healthcare, professional, front-line, and corporate.

Topic List

TUNE IN – Why Music Improves Mood, Memory, and Motivation

WELLNESS INCORPORATED – 9 Steps to a Sustainable, Values-Driven Business

MUSIC FOR MENTAL HEALTH – When Words are not Enough

YOUR SONG – Create Purposeful Playlists that Drive Health, Happiness and Success

About Jennifer

Jennifer’s company JB Music Therapy has been instrumental in the implementation of hundreds of music therapy programs throughout Canada for almost 30 years and has been thrice nominated for the Community Impact Award by the Chamber of Commerce.  Jennifer is the recipient of the two most prestigious Canadian music therapy lifetime service awards: the Franni Award and the Norma Sharpe Award.

She has served as the President for the Canadian Association of Music Therapists for 5 years and has been an invited keynote speaker at national and international conventions speaking on music therapy and health entrepreneurship to a wide variety of education, healthcare, government, small business, and corporate audiences.

As an author of two award-winning books – ‘Tune In‘ and ‘Wellness Incorporated‘ she has appeared as a guest on numerous news and current affairs programs including Fox News Health, NBC, CBS, CBC Radio, CBC Television, CTV, Global TV, and has been featured in publications such as The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Chatelaine Magazine and Canadian Living (read articles and view videos here)

Jennifer has her Executive MBA specializing in social entrepreneurship from the University of Fredricton.  

Hire Jennifer to Speak to your Group

Jennifer's signature opening and closing keynotes educate and inspire while ensuring a very memorable conference for all in attendance.

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I've been building mine for almost 30 years. I offer coaching to health entrepreneurs, private practitioners and small business owners!

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More About Jennifer

Since becoming a certified music therapist almost three decades ago our team has served hundreds of organizations through our award-winning company JB Music Therapy.

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Andrew Mosker

President and CEO

National Music Centre

Canada is so fortunate to have such a practitioner in Jennifer Buchanan. Professional, experienced, talented, and passionate, Jennifer is committed to ensuring that the healing powers of music thrive and are made accessible in new and innovative ways.