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How to Choose A Comprehensive
Sound Healing Therapy Training

Sound Healing Sound Bath Therapy Instruments at the private garden studio at Sound Healing Therapy

Let me be clear, 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 they completed the training 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 and 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 may not learn the full spectrum and possibilities of using sound therapy to help heal specific conditions and how to use it creatively to create beautiful vision journeys of sound. You will only learn the basics of bowls, gongs, and a few other more popular sound healing instruments. 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! 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 your home note/soul note, play a large variety of instruments, and be treated to a Sound Bath Vision Journey with quartz crystal singing bowls, Himalayan singing bowls, gongs, wind chimes, Koshi chimes, water chimes, specialized drums such as ocean, thunder, tongue, buffalo, metallophone, Freenotes,  kyeezee, monochord, Reverie Harp, Chakapas, and many more, over 50 in all, world healing, instruments.  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 the class is small there is plenty of time for all your questions and practice. Don’t settle for less! No instruments are required and all levels are welcome.



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 10 years 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 772-245-6515



Barbara Spaulding RN, Master Sound Healer, Clinical Sound Therapist, Master Sound Healing Therapy Practioner Certificate Teacher and Trainer at Sound Healing
Sound Healing Sound Bath Instruments  at Sound Healing. Quartz Crystal singing bowls, Tibetan Singing Bowls, Monochord, drums, chimes, gongs, harp, and more
Graduates of the Sound Healing Therapy Certiicate Training at Sound Healing. In-person  Sound Healing Practitioner training day.

Some recent reviews:

Julia Everson ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

As a Reiki practitioner and a new sound therapist, I chose to work with Barbara because she's been a sound therapist for over 10 plus years and I could feel her positive intention the moment I chatted with her! I just took her Sound Therapist's training course and I'm really glad I chose her over the other therapists I saw online. She took me on a "journey" to the subconscious with an array of instruments that were similar to instruments that could be traced back to ancient ancestorial ceremonies! Barbara's passion and love for sound therapy shines bright and you'll feel it the moment you meet her. Do your research before picking a sound healer as many "new age" sound healers only play a few instruments like the Crystal & Tibetan bowls for an hour which limits the experience. Choose Barbara and you'll go on a healing magic carpet ride that leads you back to YOU<3 Thank you for everything Barbara!

Lisa G ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

The Sound Healing course was just the right mix of science and time with the instruments. The science behind this healing modality was well-researched and effectively lends credibility to this healing work. Instruction about the huge repository of instruments was helpful and then actually getting to use the instruments was perfect for getting a feel for what resonates with the healer and therefore what one may want to use and buy for healing sessions. Additional information about how to start a business including: structuring a sound healing session for one person and groups, marketing, in-take forms, networking, and collaboration rounded out the learning experience. I would highly recommend Barbara Spaudling’s course to anyone!

Ileana Colon-Varona ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Barb's sound healing therapy course has been an incredible compliment to the many alternative healing modalities I have been exploring and practicing. The course offers an in-depth perspective on the power and science of sound as a tool for healing our mind, body, and soul. The bonus is spending a full practice day with Barb, with an opportunity to learn about and play her instruments; and fully experience her sound healing session (Crystal Bowls, Instruments and Vibroacoustic Bed).  She has truly mastered her craft and performs her sound healing sessions with such ease and grace. 


I experienced the best sleep ever after her session and felt a tremendous shift in my energy. Paired with my other practices,  I have been experiencing an overall sense of steadiness/focus/ motivation/energy/ optimism that I haven't felt in a while... Absolutely worth the investment and the long drive.



Kelsey Weidenheimer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I attended the Sound Therapy Practitioner Training and it was a lovely experience filled with lots of knowledge. Feeling more inspired and knowledgeable to create healing experiences.

Erik Cavanagh ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Barbara has extensive knowledge about Sound Healing and VibroAcoustic Therapy. She has a soothing presence and really loves what she does. After experiencing an afternoon sound bath coupled with a session on the VibroAcoustic bed, I ended up sleeping for 11 hours! That has not happened in years. If you are reading this, you should check her out.

Gina Kearney ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Barbara’s passion and enthusiasm is contagious! I truly appreciate her focus on the clinical aspects of sound therapy and her dedication to bringing this modality to modern medicine. She is helping to forge a path to the healing of the future!

Matt Marsiglia ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Barbara has a kind soul & gentle heart. In a healing world full of consumerism, her medicine is open to love without judgment. She wants the best for you and your journey. Other Sound Healing Certification courses I felt were in it for monetary reasons. Barbara does this as her life purpose, and I truly appreciate her work!

Jane Barry ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This course was truly amazing for me. Not having much of a music background but a curiosity to learn I enjoyed the whole process.

Barbara’s approach with the science material as well as the practical created a full circle learning experience in sound healing. I left feeling wonderful after our last class. So much fun, she is a wonderful person and teacher. Thank you again!

Meg Goetz ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Barbara is very talented and knowledgeable. I truly enjoyed learning about sound healing and how beneficial it is for your body. The sound bed experience and all of her instruments put you in a trance and I felt so relaxed afterward. Thanks, Barbara


Catherine O’Connor⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I loved learning Sound Therapy with Barbara. The multitude of concepts and the science behind how it works was enlightening. Learning how to play so many instruments and how to create healing with sound was beyond what I expected. Thank you Barbara for teaching me this amazing healing modality. 

Jared Garrison ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Barb is a wonderful instructor and healer! The healing intensive is thorough, extremely informative with a perfect amount of hands-on time, and really incredible! I highly recommend this intensive if you are looking to start a sound therapy business or want more knowledge!

Emma Hewitt ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Barbara is absolutely lovely and the sound healing course was very interesting and informative. She covered a lot of the scientific explanations and studies around healing with sound frequencies as well as the practical side. We really enjoyed the beautiful sound healing sessions and the vibroacoustic bed too!

Tina Auricchio ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I did a lot of research on sound healing certification classes and decided to go with Sound Healing with Barbara.

I am so impressed with Barbara’s knowledge on sound healing and how thorough her class was. It went well beyond just learning crystal bowls, which I found a lot of other classes focused on, it focused on sound HEALING. There is a big difference.

Do not hesitate to take this class, you will not be disappointed.

Bluemoon Mary ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

What a beautiful and enriching experience! I just attended the Sound Healing and Therapy Level 1 Intensive course over the weekend with Barabara. Barbara did a great job delivering so much knowledge to us. I'm looking forward to many more events with Barbara, and I wouldn't mind traveling several counties just to partake. I truly enjoy her energy, knowledge, and the genuine person that she is.

Linda Miller ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Thanks for a beautiful healing weekend, Barb! I’ve used Sound Healing in my Myofascial practice for years and really appreciated the experience of blending new tools and ideas to add to that. Barb is a seasoned, highly skilled practitioner who graciously offers her talents and wisdom! Peace, Love, and Balance always!

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