Music Therapy for ADHD


Music is rhythm, rhythm is structure, and structure is soothing to an ADHD brain struggling to regulate itself to stay on a linear path. This is where music therapy can help children and adults with ADHD.

Benefits of Music Therapy for ADHD

Music interventions that include things such as singing, rhythm, movement, drumming, playing instruments, lyric analysis, improvising, song-writing, and more are used to:

  • Improve focus and attention
  • Improve social skills 
  • Increase impulse control
  • Improve self esteem and self control
  • Improve expressive and receptive language skills
  • Increase problem solving skills 
  • Increase coping and transitional skills 
  • Improve auditory and visual-motor skills 
  • Increase ability to identify and communicate feelings appropriately
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Music Therapy Session Pricing

Music Therapy Assessment

The first session for each client is an in-depth assessment. This includes a one-hour session, an overall assessment report & treatment plan. Progress will be matched against beginning assessment and recorded weekly at future sessions.

Cost of first session is $135

Weekly Sessions in our clinic or via Telehealth

Client-centered, interactive music interventions are designed to meet specific goals and improve sensorimotor, emotional, cognitive, communication, and social functioning, while promoting overall health and well-being. Interventions include but are not limited to singing, playing percussion and other instruments, moving to music, lyric analysis, songwriting, improvising, manipulation visual aids, and using music as a motivator for movement, behavior, communication, etc.

Services include a short consultation with the parent/caregiver if needed. In weekly sessions, we work on the goals and objectives stated in the treatment plan and document progress.  Written progress reports are sent approximately every 4 months.

50 minute sessions are $85

30 minute sessions are $60

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Ready to Get Started?

Mella Music Therapy offers free consultations to discuss your needs and see if music therapy is right for you or your loved one. Schedule a free consultation today!
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925 N. Stapley, Suite A
Mesa, AZ 85203
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