Sound therapy certification

The Institute of Conscious Evolution Internationally accredited sound therapy certification is a science-based course.

We collect knowledge on the subject matter of sound while delivering a comprehensive evidence based learning platform with practical applications for career and self development.

The Institute of Conscious Evolution vibrational Sound Therapy Certification is one of the most reputable in the field, designed by researchers and sound therapists whose mission is to provide an evidence based approach to learning sound therapy.

IOCE, INC. Sound Therapy Accredited Practitioner Course by the Complementary Therapist Association. Our team works to educate people about the effects of sound on the body and mind. IOCE’s evidence-based courses and training programs are designed to be the most effective and efficient means for you to discover and develop new skills quickly, so you can immediately begin transforming your life and your career.




We will cover some of the basic physics of sound, for example, the difference between a travelling wave and a standing wave and the speed of sound. We will also be covering some of the more technical material in this course, which briefly explains the fundamentals of music theory; this includes harmonics, overtones, and resonance.

  • Sound therapy and sound therapy theory
  • Applications of sound in medicine
  • Sonocytology – the study of the sounds of a cell
  • Cymatics – sound made visual
  • What is sound – vibration and waves
  • Sound physics & music theory
  • Tuning systems
  • Musical intervals
  • Effects of sound on the body
  • Vibroacoustic therapy (VAT)
  • Music therapy, psychoacoustics & Tomatis Method


Instruments and tools

In this section, you will be introduced to using the voice for sound therapy along with some of the more popular tools in a sound therapist’s kit. We include tips on helping you when purchasing them as well as some common techniques for using them for sound therapy. Once you know the fundamentals you will be able to use any instruments for sound therapy.

  • The Voice: toning, chanting & mantras
  • Tuning forks & tuning series
  • Tibetan & crystal Bowls
  • Drums
  • Gongs
  • The Didgeridoo
  • Shakers and rattles
  • Tingshas
  • Sounds of nature
  • Binaural beats & signal generators
  • White, pink, or brown noise
  • Sound Design, synthesized sounds and DAWS


Becoming a Sound Therapist

In this section we will learn about odd and even harmonics, calming/activating sounds and when you should use them. We will dive deeper into the envelope of sound, volume and the power of the slow fade. This section will provide you guidance on how to get organized, inspired, and design your first session so that your clients will have the best possible experience and want to come back for more.

  • The power of your Intention and emotions
  • Using frequencies
  • Using harmonics, activating and calming sounds
  • Volume and the slow fade
  • Building a sound library
  • Supplementing your sessions other treatments
  • The sound therapy session space and atmosphere
  • Client Intake
  • Medical and legal considerations
  • Designing a session
  • Starting a sound therapy business

With a 100% Money Back Guarantee, you can have confidence in the value of this course. Our refund policy only applies for a period of 7 days before you complete the course and receive the certification.


What People are Saying

People from all walks of life take this course, from reiki practitioner, to yoga teachers to therapists and anyone interested in healing with sound.

“From a Speech therapist perspective this is a highly recommended course! I learned a lot of evidence based knowledge about sound and I started using sound therapy within my scope of practice. Thank you!!”
“I enjoyed the course. I found it a wonderful continuation of my previous Level 1 training with the Sound Healing Academy.”
“I recently completed the Sound Therapy Certification and offered my first public sound bath. It was an inspiring journey and I LOVED every step of it, you learn so much about sound, how to do a session and your own healing along the way”
“I really respect the scientific evidence that it shows. I appreciated this course immensely and loved all the additional information it came with. I am planning on starting my own Wellness business and was so happy to find this certification program. Thank you for making this all possible!”


What’s required to receive a sound therapy certification?

The IOCE sound therapy certification requirements include completing 30 video lessons. Studying the accompanying course manual, passing the final exam, and completing the case study assignment.

Whats vibration sound therapy?

Vibrational sound therapy practise employs the vibrations of the human voice as well as instruments and tools like tuning forks, gongs, singing bowls, and vibroacoustic therapy to go beyond relaxation and stimulate healing. 

How long do I have access to course materials?

You have unlimited access to this course.

Can I retake the test?

Yes you can retake the test as many times as is necessary.

Where is this certification valid?

You can practise anywhere in the world with this certification. IOCE is an accredited course through the Complementary Therapists Accredited Association. The IOCE curriculum is comprehensive and science-based.

Is this course conducted via zoom?

No, this course has prerecorded videos that are visual representations of the materials in the manual. The instructor is available to answer any of your questions before, during, and after you have completed your certification. We provide ongoing support to our students, including marketing advice. Our mission is to see you succeed!

Do I need to own a set of bowls or instruments at start of the program?

You do not need instruments to begin the course; however, it’s advisable that once you have selected the instruments or tools you are most attracted to, you acquire them to use in your case studies. The course will provide information on how to use the instruments, including buying tips.

Do I need a formal education in music in order to be a sound therapist?

Although beneficial, you do not need any previous experience with playing an instrument or reading music in order to be a sound therapist or to successfully complete this certification.

What do I need to get certified?

– Read the course textbook
– Watch the supplemental video training
– Pass the test
– Submit five of your own sound therapy session case studies

What are case studies?

Case studies are simply five reports on sound therapy sessions you give to friends, family or clients.

How long does the course take to complete?

The course usually takes people 30-90 days to complete. It depends on your schedule and focus. All materials are pre recorded so you can study when you want from wherever you want. We invite you to email us any of your questions.



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