Touring and Mental Health Manual : The Music Industry Manual - Tamsin Embleton

Touring and Mental Health Manual

The Music Industry Manual

By: Tamsin Embleton

Paperback | 23 March 2023

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This comprehensive mental health and touring guide for musicians will help artists, tour managers, production managers, crew and artist teams to identify and cope with the various psychological difficulties that can occur during or as a result of touring. Written by psychotherapists, performance coaches, vocal coaches, dieticians, psychologists and sleep, sexual health and addiction experts, this timely and important book provides practical guidance, resources, psycho-education, diagrams, illustrations and vignettes from musicians and prominent touring personnel.

About the Author

Tamsin Embleton is an attachment-based psychotherapist and the Director of the Music Industry Therapists and Coaches (MITC). She worked as a music promoter, tour manager and artist manager for ten years.
Industry Reviews

A Rough Trade Book of the Year 2023

"I wish this book had been around when I first started touring ... It should be the first thing we all pack when we head out on the road." Philip Selway, Radiohead

"Excellent, comprehensive guide to the perils and pitfalls that beset the modern touring musician" Record Collector, 4*

"This book can add decades to a career, give wisdom to the most exhausted mind, and offer encouragement to every burdened heart." James Ainscough, CEO Help Musicians UK

"[it's] like having a therapist in your back pocket. It helped deepen my understanding of myself as a performer and how the demands of the music business can take a toll" Siobhan Donaghy, Sugababes

"The perfect book at the perfect time." Marty Hom, Tour Manager Fleetwood Mac, Shakira, Beyonc?

"A remarkable encyclopaedia of wisdom... This impressive book needs to be read by every single artist and every single psychological worker as well." Professor Brett Kahr, Senior Fellow, Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology

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