Danielle Jakubiak

Danielle Jaku­bi­ak is a reg­is­tered coun­sel­ing ther­a­pist, music ther­a­pist, and sound artist. She com­plet­ed a Mas­ters of Music Ther­a­py (Con­cor­dia Uni­ver­si­ty) and a Mas­ters of Eth­no­mu­si­col­o­gy (Uni­ver­si­ty of Glas­gow). She has taught at Aca­dia Uni­ver­si­ty and cur­rent­ly runs a pri­vate prac­tice called Tin Drum Ther­a­py in Hal­i­fax, Nova Sco­tia, where she works with adults who have expe­ri­enced trau­ma or strug­gle with anx­i­ety and depression. 

Most recent­ly, she has been trained in a method called Resource-Ori­ent­ed Music and Imagery with Lisa Sum­mer, using music to treat adults with men­tal health con­di­tions. She also per­forms solo and with impro­vi­sa­tion­al and exper­i­men­tal music groups and orga­nizes a sea­son­al music event called Bleep in the Dark. 

Her artis­tic inter­ests revolve around field record­ing, mem­o­ry, place and time, and trau­ma pro­cess­ing through deep lis­ten­ing and sound work.