Marni Brechin

Credentials: MTA
Location of Practice: Studio, Community
Fluent Languages: English
Type of Sessions: Individual, Group
Minimum Number of Hours per Contract: 4
Taking Clients: Yes
Telehealth Options: Online, Telephone
Insurance accepted: No
Areas of Practice: Dementia
Locations Served: Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Clients: Older Adult

Marni Brechin is in the Lower Fraser Valley, where she has lived since 1986.  She is accredited with the Canadian Association for Music Therapists, and is an active member in the Music Therapy Association of BC.  Marni enjoys writing and has published articles for “The Drumbeat” and “The Pulse” as part of her commitment to promoting the practice of Music Therapy.  She has served in various capacities such as Regional Rep and Conference Planning Committee and is a member of the Music Therapy Professional Practice Council of Fraser Health.  Marni has operated “Sound Source Music Therapy Services” for 32 years.  She is  also employed by the Fraser Health Authority at NetCARE, a Day Program for Older Adults, where she has worked for over 28 years. She specializes in Music Therapy programming for Older Adults.   Marni has seen first-hand the effect Music Therapy has in mitigating the losses experienced in this season of life.  Her Music Therapy practice is informed by the passionate conviction that a person’s years of experience have great value; that their skill sets, and knowledge base should be celebrated and acknowledged in many ways.