Jennifer Buchanan is a Professional Speaker, Music Therapist, Founder of JB Music Therapy, and Author of two award-winning books. She is known as a trailblazer in the field of music therapy and entrepreneurship. She is a sought after keynote and workshop speaker who has spent over two decades inspiring audiences on how music’s transformational effects can be applied to work, life and leisure. Jennifer is known for her purposeful, engaging, informative, yet fun approach.
She eloquently bridges the gap between music as medicine in academic research and the public. Combining powerful personal stories, cutting-edge clinical research, and straightforward strategies Jennifer speaks internationally to a wide variety of education, healthcare, government, small business, and corporate audiences. Jennifer is a leading expert on using music to boost mood, increase productivity, and decrease stress.
As a certified Music Therapist (MTA), Jennifer brings her experience, research and best practices for how to incorporate music, to every single event. Jennifer’s presentations provide a treasury of proven ways – including boosting morale and decreasing stress – to improve your organization’s well-being, even during the most difficult times. She has extensive healthcare and education experience, Jennifer Buchanan has completed her MBA to continue growing her 25 years, award-winning and social-purpose business that is based on partnerships, connections, and networks.
She is instrumental in the implementation of hundreds of music therapy programs with her company currently serving over 1800 clients through the efforts of her specialized team of musical therapists. Her nationally industry-leading company has been thrice nominated for the Community Impact Award by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.
Jennifer Buchanan has been a sessional instructor and guest lecturer at universities and is frequently interviewed on radio or television or quoted in health care and popular magazines. 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 Huffington Post, Chatelaine Magazine and Canadian Living. Jennifer Buchanan’s signature keynotes educate and inspire while enhancing a very memorable conference or event for all in attendance.
Through her work, Jennifer has touched many people in ways that could only be accomplished with both her special gift and her music – one of the most heartwarming experiences of my life.