Study shows Tomatis® Method reduces stress in university students

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A study published in the Journal of Psychology in Africa, Volume 26, Issue 1, 2016 has found that the Tomatis® Method is effective in reducing stress and increasing well-being among university students.

Tomatis® Method comparative efficacy in promoting self-regulation in tertiary students: A systematic review

Abstract
This systematic review sought to determine the evidence on how the Tomatis® Method, a sound stimulation intervention for improving listening, compares to other self-regulation interventions with tertiary students. We searched studies from the following data bases ‘Academic FileOne, CINAHL, Cochrane Library, Communication & Mass Media Complete, eBook (EBSCOHost), HeinOnline, OAPEN Library, PsychARTICLES, PsychINFO, SocINDEX, ScienceDirect, and Google Scholar; and the North-West University repository’ and for the period spanning 2003 to 2013. Studies included for the analysis met these criteria: Published between 2003 and 2013; published and written in English, student participant samples from tertiary institutions such as a universities or colleges; programmes or interventions developed and implemented with a positive effect on well-being or self-regulation; application of the Tomatis® Method in a student population, irrespective of an experimental design. A total of 35 articles met the inclusion criteria. The evidence was thematically analysed using narrative analysis. Findings suggest the Tomatis® Method to be superior to alternative self-regulation approaches in decreasing psychosocial and emotional stressors, as well as enhancing well-being of students. The Tomatis® Method was as effective as alternative approaches in promoting self-awareness and self-monitoring. Alternative methods were more effective than the Tomatis® Method in aspects of critical thinking. The Tomatis® Method appears to compare well with other interventions for the promotion of self-regulation among tertiary students.

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Tomatis® Now in Taranaki

The Tomatis® Method has reached Taranaki and is helping children and adults develop and enhance their cognitive functions as well as reducing stress and anxiety. Watch this great video and read the article published in Taranaki Daily News.

Kylie Ujdur, Tomatis® Practioner Level 1 explains the Tomatis® Method and the benefits of a training programme.

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