Resources

Canadian Association of Music Therapists

www.musictherapy.ca

American Music Therapy Association

www.musictherapy.org

 

Important Dates/Events

 

  • Music Rec Group for kids 5 and under starts November 19

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Our Team   

Dana Prouse BMT, NMT, MTA

Dana Prouse founded dp Music Therapy in January 2009. Dana received her Honours Bachelor of Music Therapy from the University of Windsor in June 2007 and is an accredited music therapist with the Canadian Association of Music Therapists as well as a Certified Neurologic Music Therapist. During her time at the University of Windsor, Dana completed placements in geriatrics, paediatrics, and in school and preschool settings with children with special needs. During the mandatory 1000 hour internship, Dana worked with Kerry Byers, MT-BC, MTA at Music Therapy of London working in geriatrics, adults with special needs, and summer camps with typically functioning children, and children with special needs, including cerebral palsy, autism, behavioural issues, Down syndrome, etc. She spent a year working in St. John’s, Newfoundland at the Elaine Dobbin Centre for Autism working with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder following her internship.

Dana has a background in piano and voice and also plays the guitar. She feels very strongly about the use of music as part of a multi disciplinary approach to meet the needs of every individual, regardless of their abilities.

Mary Ross BMT, MTA

Mary Ross received her Honours Bachelor of Music Therapy with a Minor in Psychology in 2016 from Wilfrid Laurier University, then completed her 1000 hour internship at Sunnyside Seniors Services in Waterloo as a part of her accreditation as a music therapist (MTA), which she was awarded in 2017. Mary has recently moved back to her beloved hometown of Goderich, where she uses her compassionate, eclectic, creative, and humanistic approach to facilitate positive change and increase client’s quality of life. Working with clients in long-term and palliative care have been Mary’s passion, and her reason for perusing music therapy. While being proficient in guitar and piano, Mary often finds a way to incorporate her principal instrument, the harp, in most of her music therapy sessions.

In addition to music therapy, Mary is currently studying part-time at Laurier’s Martin Luther College as she peruses her Masters of Arts in Theology, Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy.

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