Tim Ringgold is a board certified music therapist and Director of Sonic Divinity Music Therapy Services in Orange County, CA. He is author of the book, Sonic Recovery: Harness The Power of Music To Achieve Relief From Addiction, and is a sought-after speaker, having shared the stage with some of the top researchers and clinicians on the subject of music and the brain, as well as the first person to give a TEDx talk on music therapy. In addition, Tim regularly teaches at conferences around the country providing workshops for other health professionals. Tim is the Western Region Chapter President of the American Music Therapy Association. Personally, Tim walked into his first 12-step room on Feb. 17, 2003, so he knows first-hand what it’s like to work AND PLAY a program of recovery.