Vibroacoustic therapy (VAT) is a safe, drug-free, non-invasive approach to reducing pain and anxiety and improving quality of life. Whether you are suffering from work overload or are dealing with a serious medical condition, vibroacoustic therapy is a powerful modality that will help you relax and allow healing to take place.

Vibroacoustic therapy uses sound to produce vibrations that are applied directly to the body. During the vibroacoustic therapy process, a client lies on the specially designed mat or bed or sits in a chair that is embedded with speakers or transducers which transmit sound into vibrations that travel through the body in a soothing, healing motion that we liken to an "internal massage". 

For a fun demonstration that Kate shares on local television, CLICK HERE

How Does it Work?

 Vibroacoustic therapy is based on the principle that life is vibration. Matter, including the human body, vibrates all the time, at various frequencies. Sound and music also vary in frequency. Therefore, when the various frequencies of sound and/or music are converted to vibration which is introduced to the human body, it can be utilized to bring the body into a state of healthy resonance.

Because our bodies are composed mainly of water – approximately 70% for an older person and about 90% for a newborn baby, all of this water is set into motion when the body is exposed to these sound vibrations. As this water is moved by the vibration, its molecules are reacting and communicating with each other. As this communication occurs, harmony and a healthy resonance are restored in the body.

What can be treated with VAT?

Vibroacoustic Therapy is an amazing treatment for many chronic conditions

as well as injuries.  The list below is far from exhaustive, but it gives you an idea of the many ways this modality can help.


· Neck, Shoulder and Back pains & Backache

· Stomach pains/colic

· Symptoms of autoimmune diseases like MS

· Constipation, Irregular Bowel Syndrome

· Arthritis including RA

· Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's

· Stroke

· Impaired blood circulation

· Insomnia

· Sport injuries

· Stress

· Menstrual pains –

· Pre-menstrual tension (PMT)

· Headache, Migraine

· Fibromyalgia/Fibrositis

· Kidney stones

· Post-operative conditions including knee and hip replacements

· Autism

· Rett Syndrome

... and many more


The Vibroacoustic Experience


If you suffer from acute pain from an injury, chronic pain, neurological issues, have suffered a stroke, are showing any signs of dementia or Alzheimer's or are dealing with progressive diseases like Parkinson’s Disease or COPD, vibroacoustic therapy can help.

This non-invasive, energy-based alternative health approach to wellness has been used for over 40 years to successfully treat patients who have suffered strokes, are dealing with the pain and stress of cancer treatments, have neurological issues or who are recovering from surgeries including knee and hip replacements.

You can go to a trained therapist for a serious medical condition, or purchase a vibroacoustic system for your own use at home or work. Either way, you will benefit from the power of vibroacoustics.

Vibroacoustic therapy can be used in conjunction with any other therapy, whether it is Western allopathic medicine or alternative therapies. 

Book A VAT Session

Kate has a Vibroacoustic Therapy, Vibroacoustic Harp Therapy and Reiki practice at her retreat center, Casas Pacificos, in Punta Carnero, Ecuador. If you are in this area and would like to experience this modality, contact Kate at the link below.

Kate has also trained many other vibroacoustic therapists. Contact her at the link below and she will help you find a certified VAT practitioner in your area

Become a Vibroacoustic Therapist

Vibroacoustic Therapy is a powerful adjunct to any practice that treats clients with chronic pain, MS, Parkinson’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, sports injuries or even cancer.  Kate Kunkel provides a certification program that will prepare you to incorporate vibroacoustic therapy in your holistic practice.

To learn more about the benefits of adding sound to your practice, you may enjoy reading this article on The Therapeutic Use of Sound in Alternative and Conventional Medicine

Programs and Training

To add vibroacoustics to your practice as a pain specialist, naturopath, chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist or psychotherapist, you will need to purchase vibroacoustic sound equipment, and receive training in the proper use of frequencies and/or special music programs.

Kate Kunkel is the creator of the Vibroacoustic Therapy Practitioner Certification Program. The training provides a comprehensive history of the utilization of sound and vibroacoustics for therapeutic purposes along with a detailed explanation of the various frequency programs used to treat specific ailments or conditions. Students have the opportunity to experience the programs during training and are guided in the proper use of each frequency set as they learn how best to administer the therapy. 

The course also includes a full set of 8 frequency programs designed by Kate Kunkel, based on her more than 15 years of work with vibroacoustics, and comes with a comprehensive manual containing research articles and “prescriptions” for using the frequency programs with specific music for particular outcomes.


For more information, contact Kate 


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