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Episode 4: The Music Industry Therapist Collective

Episode 4: The Music Industry Therapist Collective

Update: 2019-05-09
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In this episode, I speak to psychotherapist John Bassett from MITC (Music Industry Therapist Collective). All therapists in MITC began with fruitful careers within the music industry before retraining in therapy. They worked for record labels, in artist and tour management, A&R, or, as in the case of John, as sales and marketing reps for labels and music companies. They have first-hand, lived experience of the environment, and are now using that knowledge to educate, offer support and guidance, and cross-refer anyone in need of help.


John and I explore the endemic culture within the industry perpetuating conditions for poor mental health, what music industry life was like in the 90s when he was involved, how songs of the time still trigger John physically, the impact of the industry on men compared to women and much more.


Important websites and contact details:


MITC: http://musicindustrytherapists.com/what-we-do/


@MITCollective


CALM: https://www.thecalmzone.net/

Samaritans:https://www.samaritans.org/

Mind: https://www.mind.org.uk/

Help Musicians UK: https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk/

Music Minds Matter: https://www.musicmindsmatter.org.uk/


Music Support: https://www.musicsupport.org/about-us

BAPAM: https://www.bapam.org.uk/


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Episode 4: The Music Industry Therapist Collective

Episode 4: The Music Industry Therapist Collective

Katy Georgiou