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Meet The Board

Local Music Therapists, here for you

Rebecca McDonald BMT, MTA, MT-BC is a music therapist who is currently practicing in Antigonish, NS. She is originally from Peterborough, Ontario but moved to Nova Scotia to pursue a Bachelor of Music Therapy degree at Acadia University. She completed her music therapy internship at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital and after certification started a palliative care music therapy program at the same hospital which is currently funded for 6-months. Rebecca also has clinical experience working in nursing home settings as well as with individuals with disabilities and those with mental health difficulties. Within palliative care work, Rebecca is passionate about facilitating sessions with patients and their loved ones and providing opportunities for legacy work. Outside of her work, Rebecca also enjoys songwriting, reading, and spending time outdoors. 

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