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How to Choose A Comprehensive
Sound Healing Therapy Certification Training Pogram


People always ask whether I will be a certified Sound Healer when I finish your training course. I tell them I will give them a certificate that states that I certify they have completed the Sound Healing Therapy Practitioner Training Program at my organization taught by me. In actuality, there is no legal certification in Sound Healing and there is no regulatory body for it. When people say they are certified it means they took a course and the organization, some of which sound very official, gives them a certificate of completion for their course. Some give you a membership to their organization. It is their own official-sounding name that they have given their organization and try to get people to pay a fee to join or add the membership as a bonus for you taking their class. If a class is accredited for massage therapy CEU’s it means the organization has paid the massage therapy board to accredit their course and has designed their course in a more limited scope to fit the massage therapy board’s requirements for continuing education credits. It usually will not be as comprehensive in nature since it is only geared toward massage therapists. When comparing training courses keep the following in mind:


Beware of Sound Healing Therapy programs that only teach you about Sound Healing instruments and bowls and have many levels. This is a way to make more money and capitalize on the increasing awareness of the benefits of sound baths. Their basic courses are not comprehensive and they want to keep you coming back for more. Also, chances are if you are taking a training class at a yoga studio, shop, or venue that is importing a teacher to teach you will not experience or learn about the other significant parts of Sound Healing Therapy. You may not learn how and why sound, including voice, actually heals and the recent in-depth research and science behind it. You will only learn the basics of bowls, gongs, some chimes, and a few other more popular sound healing instruments. You may not learn the full spectrum and possibilities of using sound therapy to help heal specific conditions. You also may not learn how to use it creatively to create world vision journeys by layering healing sounds from cultures and instruments from all over the world. The possibilities are endless. In addition, most sound healing programs only teach sound healing to be used as meditation. Ask them if they are teaching about Vibroacoustics, Psychoacoustic music, Cymatics, and specific frequencies. Ask if you will get to experience them. Vibroacoustic beds, Cymatics, and Psychoacoustic Music are used today in hospitals, hospices, addiction treatment centers, psychiatric treatment centers, offices, doctors’ offices, pain management clinics, birthing centers, to help children with learning disabilities, and much much more! This takes sound healing to a whole different level. Some have called it "Sound Healing on Steroids." Check out some of the amazing research into why and how sound heals. Why Sound Heals


The Sound Healing Therapy training taught at Sound Healing not only teaches you the science and practice of Sound Healing Therapy but goes beyond learning to play singing bowls and other instruments. At this training course, you will be deeply immersed in the science of healing with sound and how sound relates to everything in our universe, you will experience a session on the vibroacoustic sound bed, learn to play a large variety, over 60 in all, of world sound healing instruments, and  at her in-person session be treated to a Sound Bath World Vision Journey with quartz crystal singing bowls, crystal pyramid, Himalayan singing bowls, gongs, wind chimes, Koshi chimes, water chimes, raindiscs, Peruvian Water Vessel Whisltes, specialized drums such as ocean, thunder, tongue, buffalo, metallophone, Freenotes, kyeezee, monochord, Reverie Harp, Chakapas, and many more, over 60 world sound healing instruments in all. There are so many more instruments that can be used for Sound Healing besides just bowls and so many creative ways to use them! Because this class is small there is plenty of time for all your questions and practice. In addition, I am available to you after training is done for guidance, questions, and help. Don’t settle for less! No instruments are required and all levels are welcome. Offered with 3 options: Online-only, Online with 1 or 2 insperson hands-on days.

To learn more or sign up for The Sound Healing Therapy Practitioner Program Training at Sound Healing Click on the button below.

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About the Instructor:

Barbara Spaulding, RN, BSN, 

Certified Master Sound Healer,

Clinical Sound Therapist, Hypnotist, 

Sound Healing Therapy Master Practitioner Teacher/Trainer

Ms. Spaulding has over 250 hours of training and over a decade of experience in Sound Healing Therapy. She received her certification from the Globe Sound and Consciousness Institute in San Francisco, California in 2012. She continued her studies with John Stuart Reid English acoustics engineer, scientist, and inventor of the Cymascope Pro, who has studied the world of sound for over 30 years investigating sound as a formative force and discovering why sound heals. Ms. Spaulding combines her years of training and experience in both Sound Therapy and Nursing to create a practice that is grounded in science, along with the physical, mental, spiritual, and energetic principles of sound, vibration, and music. Her sound therapy treatments are a groundbreaking combination of sound healing instruments and vibroacoustic sound bed therapy. She also has developed a cutting-edge therapy combining Sound Healing and Hypnosis. Barbara’s own personal experience with pain led her to explore Sound Healing and its techniques. Through Sound Healing Therapy she has found natural pain relief, spiritual development, and a way to help others live better lives. 


Prior to her career as a Certified Master Sound Healer and Clinical Sound Therapist, Barbara Spaulding received her Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Nursing from the University of Arizona.  She holds an active nursing license in Florida and New York. Barbara has 40+ years of Nursing experience and 17 years as a Director of Youth Ballet Company and School in upstate New York.  During her nursing career, she has worked with patients and students in many areas of medicine.  She has also directed two government grants to train nurses who work with people with developmental disabilities. As a nurse, she has worked with many people with painful conditions, injuries, and syndromes.  As a nurse and a former dancer, she is familiar with the body, its anatomy, and physiology, along with diseases and injuries.  Ms. Spaulding is also a certified hypnotist and has been a student of Yoga Science, Meditation, and Relaxation Techniques.  She is familiar with the Chakra centers of the body and can help her clients balance those centers. Ms. Spaulding offers private sessions, group sessions, Sound Healing concerts, lectures, and Sound Healing Practitioner Certificate Training. Ms. Spaulding is also a member of the Medical Sound Association working with Doctors, Scientists, Therapists, Sound Healers, and more to develop and standardize Sound Therapy treatments to use in hospitals and clinics throughout the world.

To lean more about this training curriculum, what it includes, and the dates, click here. 

To learn more or to register call Barbara Spaulding RN, Master Sound Healer, Clinical Sound Therapist at



Sound Healing and any of its products do not diagnose, cure, prevent or treat physical or mental disease. It is not intended as a substitute for regular medical or psychiatric care. The information and offerings by Sound Healing have not been evaluated by any government agency or regulatory organization. We can legally say the treatments do provide relaxation and stress relief, which has been shown to be an effective and possitive contributor to most issues emotionally and physically. You agree to take full responsiblity for any outcomes that may occur as a result of participating with any healing practice presented from our website or in our office. You also agree to take full responsibility for your own health and well being and acknowledge that you may need to see a medical practitioner to assist you with some emotional and health issues that you are experiencing before, during or after using these techniques.

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