Originally Posted by David Holloway
Originally Posted by Mitch Towne
I have been seeing a counselor for this very reason for two years and she’s helped me immensely. The funny thing is that I never thought a non-musician could help me but she has really unlocked some things in me. I feel better about myself both as a musician and overall than I ever have.

That's a great point Mitch - this issue certainly covers a range of issues in life so the strategies to deal with them are probably similar as well.
Hey Mitch - I did some CBT a few years back for some anxiety issues related to my playing, and it helped a ton. I was wondering if the therapist you're seeing has used any specific techniques with you that you'd be willing to share.


The great thing about music is that there's always something to learn. The frustrating thing about music is that there's always something to learn!