Rhythmic Therapy uses African style drumming as an experiential metaphor for many of the issues that are the core of many psychosocial difficulties.
Drumming to rhythmic music and movement with cognitive reflection and mindfulness and other rhythm-based exercises can have a powerful effect in individual, group and family settings.
Rhythm2Recovery delivers therapeutic programs and professional development, that utilise fun and engaging rhythmic musical activities to support social and emotional development. Based on the latest neuro-science.
This approach has been shown to support increased emotional regulation, improved social connection and reduced levels of anxiety and other elements of psychological distress.
Rhythm2Recovery uses African style drumming as an experiential metaphor for many of the issues that are the core of many psychosocial difficulties.
It combines techniques from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and newer third generation therapies Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Positive Psychology (PP).
Embedding these techniques within musical actively provides a flexible and fun format to address sometimes very difficult emotions and behaviours in a reflective and non-threatening manner. This can be particularly useful with disaffected teens and adolescents.