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Becky Watson

Becky J. Watson, MBA, MT-BC

Biography

Becky Watson, MBA, MT-BC, is the Founder and Owner of Music for Wellness, a company that provides programs and services for enriching mind, body, and spirit through music.  As one of the rare women to become a former Navy Captain, Becky has always been passionate about supporting the health and healing of veterans and older adults who are community heroes.

Raised on a farm in Kansas, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics at Bethany College and an MBA from Troy State in Norfolk, VA.  During Becky’s 25 year Navy career, she lead, mentored, and coached hundreds of sailors, civilians and contractors while managing millions of dollars and providing operational logistics.  Pertinent to Music Therapy, Becky formally ran also ran several 24 hour fitness centers due to her commitment to health.

After serving her country, she chose to continue serving older adults with her passion of music.  She completed multiple training programs in facilitation of drumming, keyboard, and a degree in Music Therapy plus a 6 month music therapy internship at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, VA.  Becky now creates music products and programs to enhance the quality of life in supporting the health and well-being of older adults living with dementia, care partners and health care professionals in the Geriatric Industry.  Becky recently completed Teepa Snow Positive Approach to Care (PAC) training and provides dementia awareness workshops to care partners and dementia health care professionals.

Becky Watson placed 3rd during the The D’Aniello Family Foundation and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) D’Aniello Family Foundation Business Plan Competition.  She is also the recipient of the “Social Venture Award” during Citi’s and Institute of Veteran and Military Families (IVMF’s) “Realizing Your Dream” Business Competition for Veterans, “Entrepreneurial Award” from the Still Hope Foundation that inspires and Empower the Women in Norfolk, VA, and a Semi-Finalist for the InnovateHER Business Plan Competition in Norfolk, VA.  She is also a dynamic presenter and speaker during national and local conferences and guest lecturer at Eastern Virginia Medical School of Gerontology and Old Dominion University.   Becky lives in Norfolk, VA with her husband Rod (retired Navy Officer) and two children.

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    2017 GLOBAL INTERGENERATIONAL CONFERENCE Generations United’s 19th Biennial Conference cohosted by St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care 2017 GLOBAL INTERGENERATIONAL CONFERENCE Generations United’s 19th Biennial Conference cohosted by St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care VENUE[...]
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    all-day American Music Therapy Associati... @ Union Hotel
    American Music Therapy Associati... @ Union Hotel
    Nov 15 – Nov 19 all-day
    National American Music Therapy Association 2017 Conference, “A Mindful Approach Music Therapy” 07:00 PM – 02:00 PM St. Louis Union Station Hotel 1820 Market St. St. Louis, MO , 63103
  • 1.  Loved it, Would like to know more about the studies.  – Kate Rowe (LCSW) 2.  This was fun!  – Cathy Pitts 3.  This was so much fun and relaxing.  Would love to do this again.  – Cynthia Barrett 4.  Very good and fun presentation.  Great Job!!  –  Anne Nicholson 5.  Awesome!  Thanks for caring…this was exactly what we needed!  – Capt Anita Yates
    Langley Air Force Base Behavioral Health Flight