The Institute of Applied Psychomusicology (SM), I.A.P., is a consulting and service organization committed to raising Sound Awareness for the purpose of improving our personal and professional lives. Led by founder and director the late John M. Ortiz, Ph.D. (1952-2012), the Institute conducted keynotes, lectures, workshops and seminars designed to introduce the concepts and techniques of Sound Psychology. For anythihg related to the Institute as of 4/2012, please contact Dr. Rosalind Hoffman, firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-259-6061 (FAX) concepts and techniques are introduced in Dr. Ortizs critically acclaimed books The Tao of Music: Sound Psychology (1997), and Nurturing Your Child With Music: How Sound Awareness Creates Happy, Smart and Confident Children, (1999). These Sound Psychology ideas and approaches are put to practical use in his popular companion CD series, including the nationally acclaimed, The Soothing Pulse, and the new It's Sleepy Time! and Turning Daydreams into Dreams which complement his books.