Cycles of Change Announces New Music Program Director

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Robert 'Bobby O' Ormsby to facilitate music education program at Treatment Center.

I believe music has the power to heal, and can help individuals who are struggling with drug or alcohol abuse overcome their addiction.

Cycles of Change Recovery Services is pleased to introduce its newest staff member. Robert, 'Bobby O' Ormsby has recently joined the addiction treatment center as the new Music Program Director. Bobby O will be in charge of coordinating music education as part of the center's addiction treatment program.

Formerly a Substance Abuse Counselor and a Registered Addiction Specialist for L.A. County's Dept. of Public Health and other treatment centers, Bobby O has worked in the addiction field for over two decades. He has also been a professional musician and music teacher for over forty years. His music career began when he studied at the California Institute for the Arts, School of Music. Bobby O has worked closely with the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' MusiCares/Musicians Assistance Program (MAP), receiving and referring clients for recovery services.

At Cycles of Change, Bobby O will direct the Music Therapy Program, and will facilitate the Beginners Music Appreciation Workshop; Vocal, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass, and Percussion workshops; Music Theory and Songwriting/Composition; Poetic Lyric Writing; and a Garage Band Improvisation Workshop. All of Bobby O's programs will be part of Cycles of Change's mission to provide an environment that teaches balance of mind, body, and spirit. Through the healing power of music and by nurturing each individual's inherent spiritual creativity, Bobby O will help clients recover. His programs will focus on having creative fun while remaining alcohol and drug free.

Joseph Hunter, Cycles of Change's founder and CEO, is happy to welcome Bobby O. "We are excited to have Bobby O as a part of our team. Through his dedication, creativity, and fun-loving attitude, he will be a valuable resource for our center."

Bobby O is thrilled to be a part of the Cycles of Change family. "I am looking forward to working with clients with the music therapy programs. I believe music has the power to heal, and can help individuals who are struggling with drug or alcohol abuse overcome their addiction."

Cycles of change is a premier California rehab drug and alcohol treatment center, located in north L.A. County. Staff at Cycles of Change bring different approaches to treatment, allowing the facility to effectively meet a variety of client needs. Cycles of Changes uses a holistic approach to healing, and uses methods like the Music Therapy program to help clients achieve sustained recovery.

To learn more about Cycles of Change and its Music Therapy Program, visit

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