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Therapeutic Services For Hurting People

Thrive DC seeks to provide a place of healing and help where clients can take their next step out of homelessness.

However, many clients are dealing with trauma and emotional barriers in their lives that prevent them from moving forward. To help them process their experience, Thrive DC provides several therapeutic and enrichment programs.

Music Therapy

Music TherapyMusic therapy provides an opportunity for clients to explore their creativity, practice healthy self-expression, discuss coping skills, and develop a support system. Group members do not have to be musically skilled to enjoy group and several different types of music groups are available.

  • Songwriting (Mon. 11:00 AM*)
  • Choir (Mon. 11:00 AM*)
  • Jam Session (Tues. and Thurs. 11:00 AM)
  • Women’s Music, Meditation, and Movement (Mon 2:00 PM*)
  • Community Music Therapy for Women (Tues. 4:00 PM)

Our music therapist works with individuals to help them find the group that is right for them. If you would like to know more about our Music Therapy program, please contact Jael Patterson at [email protected].

Art Therapy

Art GroupArt Therapy provides an opportunity for clients to explore their creativity, practice healthy self expression, and develop a support system. Group members are not required to have any specialized artistic skill to join art groups.

Story Cloths, a specialized Art Therapy Session, blends the art of sewing and storytelling.

  • General Art Therapy (Mon 11:00 AM)
  • Story Cloths (Thurs. 2:00 PM)
  • Women’s Only Art Therapy (Thurs. 3:30 PM)

Our art therapist works with individuals to help them find what group is right for them. If you are interested in knowing more about our Art Therapy Program, please contact Eugenia Bravo at [email protected].

Other Therapeutic And Enrichment Groups

Thrive DC provides several other group options depending on the season and talents of our volunteers and staff. Below see two our newest groups!

Comedy Group

In Comedy Group, we play icebreaker and improvisational games, watch and discuss comedy routines, and write and perform our own routines. No experience necessary!

Garden Group

Gardening offers a unique opportunity to gain and share knowledge about cultivating urban gardens as well as meeting new people. No gardening experience is needed and supplies are provided.

*Some groups are seasonal. Speak with the group facilitator to learn if your desired group is in session.

Learn More

To learn more about our therapeutic services, please contact our Director of Social Services Jessica Macleod at [email protected].