A little deeper than a 12-step meeting and not quite as intense as a process group, MusiCares offers a variety of weekly groups for the recovering community. Groups are free of charge and open to any music person interested in attending. Contact one of the group leaders below for more information and dial in instructions.
Los Angeles, CA
Tuesday: 2pm– 3pm PT - David Roberti, CADC II
firstname.lastname@example.org or (310) 993-3184
David Roberti CADC II, Addiction Counselor and Mental Health Coach. He is a graduate of the UCLA Addiction Counseling Program, Musician’s Institute (PIT), and Dick Groves’ Music Program.
Fort Collins, CO
Wednesday: 6pm– 7pm PT - Marty Rein, PhD
Marty Rein has a B.M. in Music Education and a M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies from Colorado State University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Addition Counselor. Marty has also worked professionally as a bassist for four decades in the music industry including touring, recording, managing, and teaching both privately and in the public-school setting.
New Orleans, LA
Thursday: 4pm– 5pm PT - August Boyd, LCSW
email@example.com or (504) 638-8008
August Boyd is a licensed social worker. August completed her undergraduate degrees in creative writing, film, and jazz studies at the University of Southern California. She completed her graduate work at Louisiana State University’s School of Social Work. She has significant experience assisting individuals with substance-use disorders and co-occurring mental health issues. August is currently the Clinical Director at Imagine Recovery in New Orleans.
New York, NY
Tuesday: 4pm– 5pm PT - Victoria Mierlak, LCAT
Tori Mierlak, MT-BC, LCAT received her undergraduate degree from Berklee College of Music with a focus on voice and music therapy. She went on to receive her master’s in music therapy from NYU as well as completing her advanced training in vocal psychotherapy with Dr. Diane Austin. Tori has worked in the field as a music psychotherapist since 2006 with various populations and has extensive experience as a singer/songwriter.
Thursday: 2pm– 3pm PT - Anita Jung, LPC
Anita Jung is a licensed psychotherapist who has been working with creatives in the entertainment industry for over 20 years. She is also an internationally acclaimed lecturer and author of musical hypnotherapeutic audio recordings.
Thursdays: 4 - 5pm CT - Pete Harris, PhD
PeteHarrisPhD@mac.com or (615) 279-3663
Pete Harris, PhD has over 19 years working as a licensed psychologist. Combining neuroscience and evidence-based methods, Pete help clients increase awareness, heal from past wounds, and access their innate strengths.