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Music Therapy Centre Clinical Staff
Jennifer Bucci, BMT, MTA
Jennifer is an Accredited Music Therapist and has been practicing since 2007. Jennifer has experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities including autism within school and community settings. She has also worked with older adults in Long Term Care. Jennifer believes that one of the greatest benefits of music therapy is that it allows individuals to focus on the positive, allowing them to uncover and cultivate their strengths.
Erin Gross, BMT, MTA
Erin is an Accredited Music Therapist. She began practicing music therapy in 2006. She has worked with a variety of client populations including adults with cerebral palsy, children with autism, adults with traumatic brain injury, and adults coping with post-polio syndrome. Erin is currently working toward a Masters degree in Creative Arts Therapies at Concordia University. She is the chair of Public Relations for the Canadian Association for Music Therapy (CAMT), and is a certified internship supervisor. Erin believes that music is a powerful tool for supporting and encouraging growth.
Shirley Khalil, MMT, MTA
Shirley is an Accredited Music Therapist and has been practicing since 2006. She works primarily in long-term care and with children and adolescents with developmental and physical challenges. She is Public Relations Chair for the Music Therapy Association of Ontario. In addition to music therapy, Shirley is involved in music ministry, and is secretary and past missionary for the not-for-profit organization Canadian Hearts and Hands: A Mission Without Borders.
Trish MacAulay, BMT, MTA
Trish is an Accredited Music Therapist. She has been practicing music therapy since 2007. Trish has experience working in adult mental health (including schizophrenia and mood disorders), dementia care, and long term care. She practices using a client-centred, humanistic approach and believes that positive change is the ultimate goal in music therapy. Trish obtained her First Degree Reiki training in 2007 and is currently training in level two of the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music.
Erin Lindan, BMT, MTA
Erin is an Accredited Music Therapist and has been practicing music therapy since 2008. Erin works with children who have disabilities, mental illness, or who experience bereavement; with adults in long-term or palliative care; with people who are street-involved, living with addictions or mental health issues; and with youth who desire LGBTQ-positive therapy space. She believes that creativity is central to personal growth, and that music can be an invaluable companion on the healing journey.
Chrissy Pearson, BMT, MTA
Chrissy is an Accredited Music Therapist and has been practicing since 2002. She has worked in various settings including long-term care, group homes, hospital acute care, public schools, community groups, and in a women’s centre with children who have witnessed and/or experienced violence in their families. Chrissy is currently completing post-graduate training in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music and is a certified internship supervisor. Chrissy believes that music within a therapeutic relationship can provide a bridge toward growth, development and healing.
Christina Weldon, BMT, MTA
Christina is an Accredited Music Therapist and has been practicing since 2007. She has experience working with children with various needs including autism spectrum disorders; with pediatric and adult palliative care; and with dementia care. She has worked within schools, hospitals, long term care, and community settings. Christina uses a holistic approach and believes that music has the power to connect the mind body and soul through its naturally healing qualities. In addition, Christina has experience working as an Intensive Behaviour Intervention therapist within the autism community.