Rebecca Warren, MT-BC, NICU Music Therapist
Mason Hall Mason Hall
Ph.D., Lesley University
Dr. Rebecca J. Warren, MT-BC, NICU Music Therapist (she/her) is a board-certified music therapist and the owner of Becki Jean Music Therapy Services (https://linktr.ee/beckijeanmusictherapyservices). Through her private practice, Becki facilitates music therapy for children, adults, families, and school districts in the Greater Buffalo/Chautauqua area. She collaborates with clients from a disability affirmative and anti-oppressive approach, focusing on reducing systemic oppression and promoting positive disability identity development.
Becki is currently a clinical supervisor and full-time music therapy professor at Fredonia. In addition to helping students develop clinical skills, she is an advocate for anti-oppressive practice. She also recognizes the importance of teaching undergraduate research skills and learning how to apply research to clinical practice.
Becki published her master's thesis, “The Impact of Invisible Illness and Invisible Disability on Music Therapy Practica Students” (http://doi.org/10.1093/jmt/thaa004) in the Journal of Music Therapy in March 2020. She received a PhD in Expressive Therapies from Lesley University in January 2023. Her dissertation focuses on ableism in music therapy education from the perspective of disabled music therapy students and music therapy educators (Open access at: https://digitalcommons.lesley.edu/expressive_dissertations/123/).