Daniel Allen is a certified music therapist who lives in Stratford, ON. His private music therapy and lesson practice, Allen Music Therapy, has been in operation since 2016. Daniel received his Bachelor of Music Therapy degree in 2014 and his Master of Music Therapy degree in 2018. Both degrees were completed at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, ON.
Daniel's primary instrument is the guitar, which he has studied and played for the past twenty years. While completing his Master's level training, Daniel completed a major research paper that explored how to increasingly use functional guitar techniques within clinical and educational settings. Daniel's current research focuses on how to make the guitar more accessible and functional for clients, students, and practitioners. Daniel's other main instrument is the trombone, which he studied at Laurier during his undergraduate training. Daniel is currently in his second term as a board member with the Music Therapy Association of Ontario, where he serves as the Member Relations Chair.