About John Ortiz Ph.D

John M. Ortiz, Ph.D., Director of The Institute of Applied Psychomusicology, is a licensed psychologist, consultant, certified clinical hypnotist and psychoeducational trainer residing in central Pennsylvania. He is listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, and serves on the editorial board of the American Counselling Association's Journal of Counselling and Development. A musician, composer, martial artist, and author of The Tao of Music: Using Music to Change Your Life, Dr. Ortiz conducts workshops and lectures on Sound Psychology at national and international levels. Reflective of his book, his participatory seminars are designed to promote the complementary uses of music and psychology for the purpose of prevention, wellness and holistic healing. Dr. Ortiz's progressive relaxation audio tape, Pulse Entrainment, integrates a number of the techniques he introduces throughout The Tao of Music and combines a soothing, unobtrussive musical backdrop with a hemispheric pulsing technique designed to induce a state of deep, natural relaxation. The tape can be obtained for $12.00, including postage, by writing to Dr. Ortiz at P.O. Box 145, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, 17001, USA.

Articles by John Ortiz Ph.D

  1. Sound Psychology: the Tao of Music

    Listed in sound and music

    Mantras, chants and singing have been used through the ages and by almost every culture as a way of achieving health and harmony as well as personal enjoyment. The Buddhist mantra A...

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