Psychiatric and Addiction

Bolton Music Therapy partners with local organizations that serve individuals with psychiatric and addiction needs, customizing group sessions to meet the needs of the individuals they serve.

Music therapy groups can include:

  • songwriting
  • group music making
  • improvisation
  • movement
  • lyric analysis
  • music assisted relaxation

Goals addressed include:

  • increasing self-esteem
  • providing opportunities for emotional expression
  • regulating maladaptive behaviors
  • teaching coping skills
  • empowering individuals for self-advocacy
  • increasing independence
  • psychoeducational groups on a variety of topics