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Nicola Oddy

Contract Instructor

Office:A831 Loeb Building

Nicola has been a music therapy clinician since 1985, using the voice as her primary mode of intervention.  She is accredited by the Canadian Association for Music Therapy, is a Certified Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association and is a Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario. She developed 2 private practises during her career – one in Vancouver and one in the Ottawa region.  As a result she has worked with a wide range of populations. In addition she spent 5 years at the Perley and Rideau Veterans Health Centre in Ottawa in the role of Co-ordinator of Recreation and Creatives arts and as Arts Therapies Lead. She has been teaching at Concordia since 2010 in the Creative Arts Therapies, music therapy program. This winter, 2018 she will be teaching her second offering of ‘Introduction to Music Therapy’ in the school for studies of art and culture. She is currently a PhD student in Cultural Mediations – Music at Carleton University.