Jennifer is the Founder and CEO of JB Music Therapy, a music therapy company that has been instrumental in the implementation of hundreds of music therapy programs throughout Canada for over 30 years and that has been thrice nominated for the Community Impact Award by her local Chamber of Commerce. JBMT currently employs a diverse team of Certified Music Therapists (MTAs) serving all ages in medical, education and community care settings.
As the author of award-winning books she has become a trusted source for many television media outlets across North America and has been featured in publications such as The Guardian and The Huffington Post. Her latest book, Wellness, Wellplayed: The Power of a Playlist was written for all of us who love to make the biggest impact possible while getting the most out of life – it equips busy, mindful people with tools and supports to engage with music in a deeper way.
Combining her music therapy experience with her MBA, Jennifer’s company continues to trailblaze the music and health domain, partnering with the National Music Centre, health authorities, and also contributing to research with global neuroscientists and researchers. The Canadian music therapy community presented Jennifer with their two most prestigious awards – the Norma Sharpe Award for lifetime achievement and the Frani Award, named after her long-time mentor and friend – and the pioneer of music therapy in Canada.
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