Why do we not recommend Bluetooth for Sound Therapy?

September 26, 2018

While Bluetooth is a wonderful invention for convenient sound delivery, it is not the best method for achieving top of the range audio signals required for Sound Therapy. Some Bluetooth devices are ideal to use with Hearing Aids to help […] Read More

Personal accounts of recovery from balance disorders

May 24, 2018

Sound Therapy is known to assist with vertigo, particularly the sudden, unexpected, nauseating attacks associated with Meniere’s Syndrome. It is also frequently reported to assist with more general persistent balance disorders of unknown origin. For some people, if they don’t […] Read More

The Sound Barrier

March 5, 2018

It’s refreshing to see journalists in the Weekend Australian article “The Sound Barrier” addressing the question of why we are letting our musicians go deaf for a living. So often this horrifying truth is blatantly ignored! The article advocates musicians […] Read More

The mysteries of blocked ear and subtle muscle functions

January 25, 2018

The mysteries of blocked ear and subtle muscle function This morning I spoke to a client who had had tinnitus for 5 weeks. She had also had a blocked nose and a build-up of phlegm for the same period of […] Read More

How Our Sound Therapy Works

December 6, 2017

How can Sound Therapy work for me ? Our particular sound therapy is based upon the work of doctor Alfred Tomatis, an ear specialist who pioneered the use of high frequency sounds to stimulate the inner ear and brain. Sound […] Read More

Sound Therapy, A Treatment for Tinnitus and Hearing Loss

December 1, 2017

Sound Therapy International has been treating Tinnitus and Hearing loss effectively for the past 27 Years. Co-founder Rafaele Joudry has been providing Sound Therapy treatment to thousands of people in over 45 countries since 1990.   Sound Therapy for Tinnitus […] Read More

A hearing aid is only as good as your ear

February 27, 2017

Are you reluctant to get a hearing aid? Are you sick of your partner and friends telling you that you are going deaf? Have you heard people say they got a hearing aid and it didn’t work for them? Don’t […] Read More

Tomatis, the Irrepressible Pioneer

October 13, 2016

The International Tinnitus Seminar held in Freemantle in 2001 saw three hundred tinnitus researchers from around the world exchanging results and discussing the latest theories on dealing with this baffling condition. (ringing in the ears.) The conference passed the resolution […] Read More

What do Tinnitus and Chronic Pain have in common?

November 24, 2015

For many years we have been aware that Sound Therapy helps both tinnitus and chronic pain. I have written about this in the past and it has raised eyebrows in some medical circles. But the numerous reports from listeners about […] Read More

Bundle of joy or bundle of nerves?

June 12, 2015

A new mother, ooh-ah! Everyone gathers round cooing and chattering, wanting to hold the little bundle of joy. But it’s hard for Mum to appreciate their enthusiasm when she has had a total of six hours of sleep in the […] Read More

Why are these conditions on the rise today?

April 21, 2015

Sound Therapy is an environmental health method Environmental health is a new field of treatment which brings together mainstream and alternative health practices. It arose in response to a series of environmental diseases or illnesses that could not be addressed […] Read More

Science Proves Antioxidants Help Reduce Tinnitus

March 4, 2015

What is Environmental Health? Toxins from the environment can enter and build up in our bodies, making us sick without knowing why. Today there are over 86,000 chemicals in our environment which may affect our health. This is why environmental […] Read More

The Buzz on Misophonia – Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome

March 2, 2015

On Sunrise this week there was a discussion about being annoyed by different sounds such as chewing, breathing or ticking clocks. Callers were asked the question, “do you find the sound of people chewing loudly drives you insane? Or that […] Read More

Inside the book “Why Aren’t I Learning”? by Rafaele Joudry

December 12, 2014

is short list is a summary of what you’ll find when get a copy of “Why aren’t I learning?” by Rafaele short list is a summary of what you’ll find when get a copy of “Why aren’t I learning?” […] Read More

Your Ear is One of the Most Powerful and Delicate Organs You Have

December 11, 2014

How to Care for Your Ear’s Health By Rafaele Joudry Innovative doctors are making radical new discoveries about the resilience of the ear and its vital role in our overall health. Dr. Paul Yanick Jr is a world authority on […] Read More

Tinnitus, hearing and wholistic health

October 3, 2014

How to Get Bigger Results from Sound Therapy   From time to time our listeners come back to me and say that they have not received the full level of recovery from Sound Therapy they may have been hoping for […] Read More

Brain Optimization with Sound Therapy

April 14, 2014

Research on sounds that stimulate the brain Jim Millburn embarked on a course of Sound Therapy after reading how it could bring about a number of improvements to brain function generally. He said that after four weeks of listening he […] Read More

Training Your Brain the Easy Way – How to Increase your Active Memory without Effort

October 16, 2013

Training your brain is a hot concept currently with Todd Sampson on the ABC demonstrating the power of brain training exercises and all the buzz about brain plasticity. It’s certainly heartening to know that the brain can change and be […] Read More

Dr Donna Segal on Sound Therapy

July 25, 2013

Dr. Donna Segal has been a long-term colleague and collaborator with me and is one of our Sound Therapy Consultants in Indianapolis. As a Doctor of Audiology who teaches audiology students about tinnitus, she has a wealth of experience in […] Read More

Cold Ears Let in Infections

June 11, 2013

Winter is a time of flu’s, colds, sore throats and earaches. Living in Australia, we are now at the dead of winter, about to witness the turning of the year in about a week’s time. Colds, ear aches, and infections […] Read More

Auditory Deprivation – Why Treat Hearing Loss Early

April 23, 2013

When most people are faced with the fact that they may be losing their hearing, they will  often opt for denial. This is partly because hearing loss is usually very gradual, so you adapt to it and don’t realise it’s […] Read More

Dystonia and Sound Therapy

February 12, 2013

I recently saw a segment on the ABC about Dystonia being treated with magnetic brain stimulation. This was presented as a new, experimental therapy which may help the condition. Dystonia is “a movement disorder that causes the muscles to contract […] Read More

Sound Therapy Corporate Video

February 6, 2013

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New study finds Sound Therapy reduces stress

January 15, 2013

Today most people are exposed to levels of stress which affect wellbeing and long term health. Concerns such as the economy, climate change and daily survival affect us all. Added to these are events like bushfires, drought, floods, and then […] Read More

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Neuroplasticity and Sound Therapy

December 18, 2012

PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, was originally known as “shell shock”, and is one of the most common disorders among returning veterans. The condition of PTSD can occur in anyone who has suffered a high degree of trauma, and this […] Read More

What does Neural Plasticity have to do with OCD?

November 26, 2012

And where does Sound Therapy come in?And where does Sound Therapy come in?In the new field of neural plasticity we are being given the opportunity to shape our own brains. The discovery of neural plasticity was made over the last […] Read More

New Neuroscience Research Explains Sound Therapy

October 12, 2012

Exciting new research information is now coming to light, updating the science behind Sound Therapy and why it is so effective. There is much enthusiasm for the new book Polyvagal Theory by Neuroscience writer, Stephen Porges. I came across a […] Read More

How can ear infections lead to autism?

August 30, 2012

Did you see the segment on Four Corners last Tuesday night about the brain gut connection? I was surprised to see this knowledge presented as cutting edge, almost unrecognised information. I am aware that the Mindd Foundation has been holding […] Read More

Olympics for the ear

August 7, 2012

We don’t generally think of listening as an Olympic sport do we? We don’t think of training or improving our hearing or listening ability, or developing our ear muscles? However, when we look at hearing and listening from a Sound […] Read More

What is Auditory Processing?

July 20, 2012

Most people are a bit unclear on what is meant by Auditory Processing. Is it a problem children have, or is it something we all do every day when we use speech and language? In fact auditory processing is essential […] Read More

Noise health effects

July 16, 2012

Have you ever thought about the possible health effects of noise, apart from it just being annoying? In addition to hearing loss, noise has also been shown to cause stress and hypertension, heart disease and insomnia. It has even been […] Read More

Tinnitus Retraining Therapy

July 9, 2012

It is widely accepted that tinnitus most frequently originates from damage to the ear. Ongoing exposure to loud noise is a significant contributor to tinnitus. However, new research shows that stress is just as important a factor as noise, according […] Read More

The National Year of Reading and Indigenous Literacy

June 25, 2012

Indigenous literacy is a crucial issue in creating future opportunities for indigenous children. In this national year of reading, 2012 events are being held around the country to help encourage literacy. This initiative is so important as nearly half the […] Read More

Natural depression treatment with Sound Therapy

June 5, 2012

Clinical depression with its symptoms of despair, guilt, exhaustion, pain and anxiety is a singularly debilitating condition. Severe sufferers struggle with a reason for living and some actually attempt suicide. Rising rates of teen suicide are an alarming warning that […] Read More

Listening in Turkey

May 20, 2012

After the 5 am call to prayer at the local mosque I went back to sleep and have woken at 6, my favourite time to be up. My travel companions don’t understand how I have so much energy and can […] Read More

Does brain plasticity end at 7?

May 16, 2012

Last week I met a woman whose doctor told her that brain plasticity ends at age 7. Can you believe it? Not only that, he said this by way of informing her not to seek treatment for her 9 year […] Read More

Dizziness Misdiagnosis

May 5, 2012

Yesterday I was exhibiting at the Mind Body Spirit Festival in Sydney, where people walk by the stall, unaware that they may be about to discover the key to solving a condition that has plagued them for decades. It is […] Read More

Research on the ear muscles

March 12, 2012

I am always talking about the middle ear muscles – it fascinates me that these muscles play an active role in how our ear functions. We all understand muscles from our day to day experience. We know how they perform, […] Read More

Breastfeeding Reduces Ear Infections

December 21, 2011

Only 15 per cent of Australian babies are breastfed exclusively for the first five months of their lives, according to a new study by La Trobe University Mother and Child Health Research senior research fellow Dr Lisa Amir. This is […] Read More

Doctors of Audiology embrace Sound Therapy

December 19, 2011

In early November 2011 Rafaele Joudry and Helen Walden, the Directors of Sound Therapy International, attended the annual conference for the Academy of Doctors of Audiology in Bonita Springs Florida. This event is attended by the leading practitioners and decision […] Read More

New Study on Chemicals in the Home

August 10, 2011

I was heartened today to see that a major study is being launched into the link between diseases and household chemicals. At Sound Therapy International we help families dealing with such issues as ADHD, autism, tinnitus and auditory processing disorder. […] Read More

Mind Body Spirit Festival is on again in Sydney and Sound Therapy International will be there!

May 6, 2011

Find the Sound Therapy team at stand C29 every day. This is a great opportunity to look at (and listen to) the new Mini MX2 players, and ask your questions. Show Specials: * Buy a book and receive a free […] Read More

Sound Therapy – now with superior sound delivery

March 11, 2011

Most of us have heard of digital compression, but what does it really mean? And why is <strong>Sound Therapy</strong> so much better? Digital Compression Digital compression is mainly performed in the frequency domain. In compressed sound a few samples of […] Read More

Why are learning difficulties increasing?

March 1, 2011

Sometimes I wonder, and I’m sure you have too, why the incidence of learning and developmental difficulties seems to be increasing. In a society with better standards of living, more research and better medical care you wouldn’t you expect the […] Read More

Call for noise warnings on i-Pods in UK

March 1, 2011

An organisation for the deaf wants Apple and other manufacturers of MP3 players to print bigger warnings about the risks of hearing loss. The British organization RNID (Royal National Institute of the Deaf) is requesting that Apple and other manufacturers […] Read More

3 year old Conductor!

February 23, 2011

Please take 5 minutes to view this amazing video of a 3 year old conducting to Beethoven’s 5th symphony. Its one of those unforgettable experiences. Talk about music going through your whole body! I’m sure most Sound Therapy listeners will […] Read More

New Research on How the Ear Works

November 26, 2010

I have been aware for some years that the standard theory of how we hear must be somewhat lacking in accuracy. Why do I know this? Because the current theory holds that the ear muscles are passive and do not […] Read More

Classical music reduces vandalism

November 16, 2010

A recent report of classical music being used to reduce vandalism in an Auckland shopping centre, followed other such successful experiments from around the world. In West Palm Beach Florida a free concert of Mozart, Bach and Beethoven is being […] Read More

Simple hygiene saves children

November 10, 2010

Those who have read my books and my blog will know that I care about people’s hearing and hope to help reduce the suffering many people have with ear problems.Those who have read my books and my blog will know […] Read More

Choosing the Music

August 26, 2010

Dear Listeners Those who have read my book, Sound Therapy: Music to Recharge your Brain, will remember my mother describing her invigoration and upliftment during the time when she was recording all the Sound Therapy programs at the monastery. The […] Read More

More Feedback on the Ultra Light

July 13, 2010

The last six months since we launched our first Ultra Light have enabled us to get lots of valuable feedback on how our customers are finding this technology. People have told me this definitely places us as a leader in […] Read More

Flu Vaccination Concern

April 27, 2010

Recently a number of people have been asking me for information on the flu vaccine. The recent scare from children’s reaction to the vaccine in WA has created concern, and with the media coverage it has received, a lot of […] Read More

A better way to support independent living

June 24, 2009

Most people over 60 actively want to stay healthy and maintain independent living. The event which frequently brings this to an end is the dreaded fall, causing injury and driving home the message of the need for support. Therefore staying […] Read More

Supplements or drugs

June 24, 2009

“I don’t really want to be taking all these drugs but my Doctor said to go off all supplements.” This is a statement I hear every week when I talk to people on the phone about their health needs. In […] Read More

Preventing Sudden Deafness

June 20, 2009

Sound Therapy has proven effective for a wide range of issues related to ear function. One condition that is very dramatic and confusing for specialist is sudden deafness. This is a condition where over a period of a few days […] Read More

Reducing Noise Exposure in Australia

June 20, 2009

I have recently made contact with Noisewatch Australia, an organisation dedicated to protecting people’s rights to a quiet, noise free environment. This group is active in education and lobbying to protect the public from damaging and stressful noise. This is […] Read More

Rafaele Joudry

Rafaele Joudry is an international speaker and author of three books on Sound Therapy. She has been speaking and educating on Sound Therapy for 25 years. Her mission is to make Sound Therapy and the discoveries of Dr. Tomatis widely available to everyone who needs it.

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Patricia Joudry

Patricia Joudry dedicated her life to helping others with their personal and spiritual development through her work. In 1984 she discovered Sound Therapy and wrote the original book on her discoveries: Sound Therapy for the Walkman.

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Sound Therapy

The great journey of my life has been being able to help many thousands of people to have better ear and brain health for life, through Sound Therapy.

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Environmental Health

Today we live in a world affected by many sorts of pollution. Our world is contaminated chemicals. Many diseases are on the rise, including cancer, chronic fatigue, chemical sensitivity and tinnitus.

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Healthy Homes

Toxins from the environment can enter and build up in our bodies, making us sick without knowing why. The products we use in our bathrooms and laundries are one of the biggest culprits.

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Living Sustainably

One of my many passions is sustainable living and living in harmony with our environment. I am part of a project in New Zealand to set up a permaculture village, designed for resilience.

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