Affirmative Therapy Products

Affirmative Therapy Products©

Auditory CD Programs

What Are Affirmative Therapy Products

MP3 recordings developed for people living with memory and cognitive challenges and their caregivers to promote their well-being and sense of relaxation.

The Affirmations for Health and Well-Being recording is for people living with memory and cognitive challenges. It affirms wellness, a sense of relaxation and their ability to get along with others. The positive messages help reduce agitation and increase receptivity to redirection.

The Affirmations for Caregivers recording is for family and facility caregivers. The positive messages on this recording affirms the importance of their nurturing role and helps reduce feelings of depression, anxiety and fatigue sometimes experienced with care giving. Caregivers are reminded of the healing potential of their loving presence.

These products offer "respite in an MP3 recording".


Why Use Affirmative
Therapy Products?

These recordings offer the opportunity to enhance the positive aspects of any environment with minimal time requirement.

Additionally, the recordings are:

  • Easy to implement
  • Non-invasive
  • Non-pharmacological
  • Cost-effective
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How to Use Affirmative Therapy Products

Play the Affirmations for Health and Well-Being recording at the end of the day when the patient is getting ready to go to sleep and again upon awakening.

For maximum benefit, play the recording twice a day for at least 30 days and also whenever you want the patient to relax and reconnect with the positive messages. It is OK for the patient to fall asleep while listening.

Playing the recording as a group activity can help to promote serenity and calmness in their environment.

The Affirmations for Caregivers recording is designed for use on a break from care giving activities. It can also be played first thing in the morning and last thing at night. For maximum benefit, listen at least ten minutes daily for 30 days.

Affirmative Therapy Products© are based on and inspired by the clinical and research findings of Barbara Derrick, PhD in South Carolina. For more information and details about her work, please refer to her article published in the September/October 2007 issue of Venture Inward magazine. Back to top.


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Affirmative Therapy recordings are $39.99.

Affirmations for Health and Well-Being

Affirmative Therapy for Caregivers

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Articles and Research

Affirmative Therapy is a well-researched and documented concept. Feel free to browse our research and informative articles

Our Research
Alzheimer's Project Brief, by Barbara Derrick, PhD and A.C. Holler, Jr. DMin
Overcoming Alzheimer's: Helping Wally, reprinted with permission from the American Holistic Health Association.

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What People Are Saying

"Your meditation recordings were remarkable. I thought the verbal pacing of the one for people living with memory and cognitive challenges was very appropriate for possible delays in verbal processing. The prosody of the verbal style also invokes a soothing emotional response even if the person's verbal processing is poor. I loved the emotional support offered for the care-givers for their own well-being, laced with encouragement to see their role and their work as vital, important and influential in the day-to-day sense of well-being experienced by their loved one for whom they are responsible."
—Barbara Welsh-Osga, PhD, Clinical Psychologist

"This program is outstanding because it uniquely addresses both the relationship between the elder and caregiver, as well as roles and feelings of both. Caregivers experience a "paradigm shift" in the way they view their mission to help provide quality care. The program helps those in need feel supported and calm. It has helped with my mother?s care in her home, and will also be beneficial for institutional trainings."
—Mary Kay Riley, President, Creative Work/Life Strategies

"These recordings are very beneficial to my residents."
—Lisa Jimenez, Owner and Director of Del Sol facilities in Mission Viejo, California

"Listening to the caregiver recording has helped me with the slight depression I feel. It reinforces my desire to carry out my care-taking responsibilities with a lighter heart and has a calming effect on my frustrations. I recommend this recording for a caregiver in any kind of a situation."
—Evelyn Johnson, caregiver

"I have been listening to this recording of affirmations at night for several months now and I Love It. It has helped me feel better about others, myself and my surroundings. It encourages me to do better with my memory and other health issues."
—Patrick L. Johnson, PhD, dementia patient

"The patients found the recording to be very relaxing."
—Alejandra Fernandez, Facility Caregiver

"I just listened to the affirmations, so soothing and healing. I love them!"
—Grace Konstanzer, DC, MAT

"I listened to both recordings. They are wonderful and the voice is so relaxing and easy to understand with a hint of cheerfulness! I know I could benefit from listening to these!"
—Florence Lefranc, Certified Medicinal Herbalist

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Developed by:

Barbara Klein-Robuck, M.S., R.N.
Donna McCullough, Ph.D.

Barbara Klein-Robuck,


Donna McCullough,

Clinical Psychologist PSY14793
(949) 246-7724

Music by
© 2009 Mark Romero