Who we are
The Strong Institute is the leader in custom-made brain stimulation programs. We began in 1994 as a research institute (named the REI Institute) exploring the best uses for auditory stimulation for individuals with neurological disorders, most specifically for people on the Autism spectrum. This came on the heels of Strong Institute co-founder and Director, Jeff Strong's initial ethnomusicological research, which began in the early 1980's.
We spent ten years developing Rhythmic Entrainment Intervention™, working with universities and research centers throughout the US and presenting papers at numerous scientific conferences, before making this therapy available outside of a research setting. This ensured one of the highest-quality, most rigorously-tested programs available today.
In 2004 we started developing an Authorized Provider network of health care professionals who provide our programs to children and adults with neurological disorders. We currently have hundreds of providers located around the world.
This network, plus the new class of 2010 offerings, provides an exciting variety of programs that have a deep-reaching influence on the general public as well as individuals with neurological disorders such as AD/HD (ADD, ADHD), Autism, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Brain Injury, Depression, PTSD, Sleep Disorders, and a host of other more obscure conditions.
What we do
We create customized programs for neurological enhancement that can be used in-home without any training. Our programs don't require the use of headphones or any specialized equipment. Any audio player will do.
We are also known for our over-the-top customer support. We want everyone who uses our programs to be ecstatic about their gains and we will do just about anything to make this happen. (But sadly, no, we won't come to your house and play for you live like we did when we were first starting out.)
Our innovative programs fall into three categories:
The REI Custom Program™ is the Strong Institute's premier program. Custom-made for each client, the Custom Program is revised along the course of the therapy to make certain that the client's goals are achieved. The REI Custom Program™ is unique in that it can single-handedly address a client's many issues -- from sleep issues to depression, anxiety to self-regulation.
We offer REI Custom Programs for children, teens and adults.
REI generalized CDs are designed for use on an episodic basis (that is, the positive response occurs each time the CD is used and lasts for up to six hours afterwards). They are cost-effective tools that work well in any setting and for anyone.
Our generalized recordings are:
- Calming Rhythms
- Focusing Rhythms
- Sleep Rhythms
- SI Series 8-CD set
- Sensory Integration individual CDs
Brain Shift Radio
This is the world's first and only interactive, prescriptive internet radio station. Users can answer 2 simple questions and the radio will create tracks specfically for their goals. Areas of focus include calm, focus, sleep, meditation, mood, and overall performance enhancement.
What we can offer you
We specialize in custom brain enhancement programs and would like to offer one to you and your clients. We can create a program created specifically for you and your client's needs.
For instance, we created the Brain Shift Collection 8-CD set for the publisher Sounds True and we are currently creating a deep theta-state journeying set for a prominent therapist.
Other examples may be a Custom Focus set, a Calm for Grief and Loss, Alpha Synchronization to enhance Neurotherapy. Or perhaps a Peak Performance pack that consists of REI Audio tracks for memory, focus, calm, and meditation that each have your affirmations included with the REI audio.
This package becomes your signature REI Program. Drawing explicitly from REI research, your package will reflect the unique relationship you have with your clients and provide them with a program that delivers unparalleled neurological enhancement.
How you get started
In the arena of neurological growth and development and support, we can deliver spectacular tools ranging from serious stress reduction to sweet deep sleep. So simply begin by imagining what you would love to provide to your clients and we will work with your ideas to create a program that will offer your clients more than they could receive from any other source.
And even if you can't imagine the ultimate neurological enhancing tool to give to your clients, don't worry, we can probably imagine it for you.
Contact Beth Kaplan at 800-659-6644 or [email protected]