Sound Therapy: As soon as referred into the program, all clients with tinnitus receive a hearing exam. Through the exam audiologists counsel sufferers regarding hearing loss, ringing in ears and provide Veterans with educational elements. Patients that need more guidance in finding a way to live with tinnitus are described group schooling workshops. Five sessions instruct both audiologic and cognitive behavioral coping procedures. Veterans are given a comprehensive self-assist workbook with supporting resources, like worksheets and audio samples. Dr. Myers described that instructors have the flexibility of using the presented handouts, slides, sound demonstration CDs, and DVDs to teach the workshops. She likewise pointed out that group dynamics played a significant role in the learning process.