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Rhythm2Recovery Facilitator Training

Dynamic Interventions Using the Healing Power of Rhythm

Rhythm2Recovery: Headliner

Rhythm & Truth is proud to partner with Rhythm2Recovery in providing training workshops for practitioners in the United States.

The Rhythm2Recovery model is an evidence based practice that combines experiential rhythmic music with cognitive reflection and draws upon a number of well documented therapeutic approaches, that deliver positive psychological and physiological outcomes. These include research on the benefits of participatory music, the vast documentation that supports cognitive behavioral therapy, and more recent studies showcasing the benefits of acceptance and commitment therapy, positive psychology and mindfulness.​

We are able to provide full weekend and one day Rhythm2Recovery trainings throughout the United States and will tailor our workshop for your specific group of professionals. No previous musical experience is required or needed all drums and percussion provided.

14 CMTEs for Music Therapists

12 NBCC CE Hours for counselors, social workers and MFTs

Click Here for full details of Program Learning Outcomes

COVID-19 Update:

See below for more information on our Online Training & Resource Package.

Rhythm2Recovery Facilitator Training has been approved by NBCC for NBCC credit. Rhythm2Recovery

is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC Approval No. SP-3966.


More can be found at:

The Evidence

Why Rhythm? 

R2R Products

Rhythm2Recovery: About Me

2023 Workshop Dates

San Diego, CA

10/14 & 10/15

San Antonio, TX

11/4 & 11/5

Denver, CO

12/9 & 12/10

Rhythm2Recovery: List


Standard Two-Day Workshop Content

Dynamic interventions using the healing power of rhythm.

2 Days of practical and fun exercises for use across a wide range of settings, and with diverse populations, for social and emotional development. Exercises suitable for individual, family and group work.

Day One:

The Rhythm2Recovery model – linking the evidence of what works in therapy to rhythmic activities for individuals and groups.

  • An introduction to the Rhythm2Recovery model

  • Rhythm exercises and strategies to cement the therapeutic alliance

  • Exercises that examine values & boundaries

  • Rhythm exercises for fun and focus

  • Rhythm exercises for teamwork and healthy relationships

  • Rhythmic mindfulness

  • Exercises for physical balance

  • Teamwork & coordination exercises

  • Key Analogies linking the musical exercises to life experiences & encouraging


  • Exercises examining managing change

Day Two:

The Rhythm2Recovery model – key principles of effective practice, and a flexible template for client centred, rhythm based practice.

  • Rhythm exercises for better communication

  • Listening exercises

  • Exercises for managing adversity

  • Exercises promoting responsibility

  • Rhythm exercises for the safe expression of feelings

  • Rhythmic exercises for identifying feelings

  • Emotional regulation exercises

  • Grounding exercises

  • Rhythm exercises for coordination

  • Strategies for effective implementation

    Attendance at a Rhythm2Recovery training workshop also provides exclusive access to our locked facilitator resources through the R2R website.
    These include:

    • 150 Training videos of R2R exercises in situ

    • Evaluation measures

    • Permission Forms

    • Promotional material

    • Session outlines – DV Prevention, Parenting, Grieving etc.

    • Tips sheets for effective implementation.

Rhythm2Recovery: Welcome
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Rhythm 2 Recovery

Online Training and Resource Kit


  • Exclusive COVID -19 Resilience & Recovery Manual

A 5 session, brief intervention addressing COVID related anxiety & uncertainty

  • 90-page R2R Training Workbook (Hardcopy – sent to your door)

  • Over 200 training videos 

  • Program templates for working with veterans, the elderly, parents, domestic violence, bullying and more

  • Full explanations of over 150 fun & practical rhythm games, with accompanying discussion questions

  • Evaluation measures & questionnaires

  • Advice on successful program implementation

  • Rhythm2Recovery Discussion forum membership

  • 25% discount at any future Face to face workshop of your choice.

Online Training and Resource Kit - $249

+Add an introductory training webinar to kickstart your work with this model - $175

Rhythm2Recovery: About Therapy

Online Training & Resource Package

Rhythm2Recovery: Services
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