Bolton Music Therapy provides music therapy services in the Middle Tennessee area. The husband and wife team of Kevin and Dana Bolton have over twenty-six years of combined experience. Dana specializes in working with children with moderate to severe disabilities in school, clinic, and home settings. Kevin specializes in working with adults that struggle with addiction and psychological conditions.
Kevin Bolton, MT-BC
Kevin Bolton, MT-BC, a native of West Virginia, received his Bachelor’s of Music in Music Therapy degree in 2003 from Radford University in Radford, VA. Following his coursework, he completed a six-month internship at Catawba Hospital in Catawba, VA. Kevin has provided music therapy in several school districts as well as at Camp Will with the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department. He specializes in working with adults in mental health settings and is currently serving the mental health community through several peer-led support groups in the area. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University and is on staff at Parthenon Pavilion at Centennial Medical Center.
Dana Bolton, MEd, MMT, MT-BC
Dana Bolton, MEd, MMT, MT-BC, a Nashville native, received her Bachelor’s of Music in Music Therapy degree from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana, in 2002. She completed her six-month internship at the STAR Center in Jackson, TN, working with children and adults with a wide range of disabilities. Dana worked for four years as a music therapist in the Atlanta, GA, area, providing in-home music therapy for children in the early intervention system, as well as group and individual music therapy for school aged children. In 2007, she earned her Master’s of Music Therapy degree with an emphasis in special education and developmental disabilities from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, GA, then returned home to Nashville. Currently, Dana is also employed as a developmental therapist at the Susan Gray School at Vanderbilt University and earned a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education at Peabody College in 2013. She is currently teaching Introduction to Special Education at Middle Tennessee State University. She has also completed initial training in Neurologic Music Therapy, the Music Together teacher training workshop, and the Volunteer Advocacy Training at Vanderbilt University to become a special education parent advocate.