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Rainbow Rhythms – A Music Therapy Group

OK2BME’s Rainbow Rhythms is an in-person group for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth ages 16-20 looking to connect & enhance coping skills in an engaging way

OK2BME’s Rainbow Rhythms

What?

Rainbow Rhythms is a free group for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth ages 16-20 looking for an engaging and supportive space to connect with one another and enhance their coping skills. This group combines elements of a traditional psychoeducation group with various music therapy experiences including listening to music, writing music, playing music, and music for mindfulness, sleep, and self-expression. Rainbow Rhythms is facilitated by OK2BME’s Certified Music Therapist (MTA).

Where?

Held in-person at Camino Wellbeing + Mental Health, 480 Charles St. E., Kitchener.

Who?

2SLGBTQIA+ youth aged 16-20 who are residents of Waterloo Region

When?

Thursdays, September 14 – November 16, 6:00-7:30pm.

Why?

  • To reduce feelings of isolation and increase feelings of belonging/connection
  • To promote verbal and non-verbal expression of emotion
  • To increase feelings of self-esteem, self-worth, and identity
  • To develop and enhance coping skills (including use of music for therapeutic purposes)

How?

Each group includes a wide variety of experiences based on the goals above and the needs of the participants. No music experience is necessary. Participants do not need to have access to instruments to be a part of this group.

Thanks to our community partner Sun Life Financial for the funds to provide this group for free to Waterloo Region youth.

Snacks provided and bus tickets available.

We would love to have you join us!

Please register using our online form found here.

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