Join us for two very special days exploring the use of rhythm based interventions in therapeutic and educational settings.
A new flexible model from the developer of the DRUMBEAT program using rhythmic music for social and emotional development for counsellors, educators and therapists.
A two day course that provides attendees with the practical tools to introduce music into their practices in order to address the social and emotional challenges faced by their clients or students.
No previous music skills are required.
THE RHYTHM2RECOVERY MODEL –
LINKING THE EVIDENCE OF WHAT WORKS IN THERAPY TO RHYTHMIC ACTIVITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS.
Rhythm exercises and strategies to cement the therapeutic alliance.
Strategies for reducing resistance and maximising engagement.
Rhythm exercises for fun and focus.
Rhythm exercises for teamwork and healthy relationships.
Rhythm songs that promote empowerment and autonomy.
Strategies for increasing motivation and positive behaviour change.
Rhythm for reflection – narrative themes to deepen understanding.
THE RHYTHM2RECOVERY MODEL –
KEY PRINCIPLES OF EFFECTIVE PRACTICE, AND A FLEXIBLE TEMPLATE FOR CLIENT CENTRED, RHYTHM BASED PRACTICE.
Rhythm exercises for communication.
Rhythm exercises for emotional understanding.
The R2R model in practice – flexibility & function; themes, activities, & outcomes.
The Rhythmic Wave – regulatory strategies for emotional control and grounding.
Rhythmic mindfulness and flow.
Rhythm songs in review.
Evaluation for sustainability and success.
FUN AND EMPOWERING
The R2R model is used by counsellors and educators around the world working in diverse fields including trauma, mental health, behavioural education, custodial facilities, child protection and refugee integration.
PRACTICAL AND ENGAGING
The exercises are fun engaging and practical and require no prior musical experience. This work is strongly evidence based and client focussed with an emphasis on empowerment.
It includes over 120 new exercises and rhythm games for both counselling and education settings and can be adapted for individual, family and larger group work.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Ray Watters is a qualified humanistic counsellor and member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. Ray resides in Surrey, UK and works predominantly with adolescents with behavioral challenges in education settings.
Ray has been using drumming and music in his therapeutic practice for a number of years. He is also a drum circle facilitator specialising in working in the mental health field and with individuals, groups and organisations in the Neuro – diverse community. At the same time Ray maintains a private counselling practice.
“An absolute treasure trove of highly practical, concrete, grounded exercise which I will absolutely use in my own practice.”
Dr Jane Bentley, Mental Health Clinician, Glasgow UK.
“A fully immersive and enjoyable training which has opened up a whole new field of new possibilities.”
Paul John Dear, Music Educator, Scotland, UK
“A fun, practical and safe experience with lots of variety and rich knowledge from the facilitator. ”
Bernie Bane, Counsellor, UK.