Is There a Difference Between a Sound Therapist and a Sound Healer?

Is There a Difference Between a Sound Therapist and a Sound Healer?


Is there any difference between a therapist and a healer?
There is a big difference between a therapist and a healer.

A therapist is a person who is trained in using a method or a set of specific techniques which are applied and can be used to help or assist another person who may have physical, emotional, mental health problems, issues or concerns. A healer is generally accepted to be a person known to have a special gift spiritual or otherwise which has been handed down through a family, gifted from another person or possibly simply born with a special healing gift.

A ‘healer’ is defined as a person who claims to be able to cure a disease or injury using special powers.

A sound healing therapist / practitioner is a person who is trained in the use of sound healing therapy methods and would normally use a holistic approach in order to help restore balance to an individual’s energy field at a physical, emotional, mental or spiritual level.



Essentially, a sound therapist attempts to effect a positive change in another person’s energy field by learning and training in the art of using sound healing instruments to help activate and stimulate the body’s own inner healing process using THE POWER OF SOUND.

Is there any real difference between a sound healer and a sound healing therapist?

There is little or no difference between a sound healer and a sound healing therapist or practitioner other than the fact that some people either have the gift of healing and become know as a 'HEALER' whilst another person will train learn professionally pecific techniques and a syspem of applying those techniques in a therapy situation.

Everything is made of energy, from the tiniest particle within an atom to the solar system and everything in between including us humans. It is a widely accepted fact that our bodies are comprised of pure energy and this knowledge is now becoming mainstream science.

The trained sound healing therapist focus their attention from a holistic viewpoint on the overall human energy field and on particular areas of the body in an attempt to help bring balance, harmony and a state of homeostasis to the person’s body where there may be sickness, illness, pain, injury or disease.

Some of the most popular instruments used for sound healing include; Tibetan singing bowls, Crystal quartz bowls, Tuning forks, Gongs and voice toning.

What is the aim of the sound therapist / practitioner?

The aim of the sound healing therapist / practitioner is not to treat, heal or cure. The aim of the sound healing therapist is that by applying certain learned techniques and applications, the therapist attempts to activate and stimulate healthy physiological activity in the body to assist the natural inner healing ability of the body to heal itself.

What are sound healing techniques?
Sound healing techniques are methods of using sound healing instruments to help the healing process in your own or another person’s body. These are applied using various sound healing instruments such as:
  • Tibetan singing bowls
  • Crystal quartz bowls
  • Biosonic tuning forks
  • Chinese or Moon gongs
  • Tingshas,
  • Ocean drum
  • Khosi bells
  • Voice Toning

The uses of these sound healing instruments for therapy are demonstrated on our online sound healing training course.
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Your most asked question
What is the aim of a sound healer?

The aim of a sound healing therapist / healer is to help to bring about a change in the person's body at a cellular / energy level to assist the body's natural inner healing process.  If you would like to know more about our online sound healing course click the link below.