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Jeff Strong is the founder and director of REI Institute, whose pioneering rhythm-based therapy is used in thousands of homes, schools, and institutions worldwide. His work has been presented in two documentaries, several books, numerous scientific journals, and at dozens of health care conferences. Jeff Strong has been a professional percussionist for more than 30 years and has played on countless recordings. He is the bestselling author of ten books including Drums for Dummies and AD/HD For Dummies.

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Jeff Strong: Drum Healing

Jeff Strong is a sound researcher and percussionist whose rhythm-based therapeutic music has been used in clinical settings worldwide. With Sounds True, Jeff has created several albums of rhythmic entrainment music, including The Better Sleep Program and The Focus and Attention Program. In this episode of Insights at the Edge, Tami Simon speaks with Jeff about the concept of brain entrainment through rhythm and how it has deep roots in tribal ceremony. They talk about the therapeutic application of this music for anxiety, ADHD, autism, and mood disorders, and explain the difference between rhythmic entrainment and “neuro beat” recordings. Finally, Jeff offers two excerpts from The Brain Shift Collection for calming and the exploration of deep meditative states. (66 minutes)

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