Within the January/February 2022 subject of Canadian Musician, Catherine Harrison wrote a column titled “It’s Hard for a Musician: What Can You Do to Take Care of Yourself?” It was about psychological well being points prevalent amongst working musicians, why a musician’s life-style makes these issues extra seemingly, and what they’ll do to assist themselves or discover assist. There have been a whole lot of issues on this column that Canadian Music Editor Mike Ryan felt deserved a extra in-depth dialog, and so he is glad to have Katherine on this week’s episode to do exactly that.
Katherine Harrison is the president of Purple Voodoo Inc. and a board member of Over the Bridge, a Canadian non-profit group centered on psychological well being and consciousness points within the music trade. Catherine is a Human-Centered Management Professional, Creator, Licensed Skilled Coach, Strategic Factors Connector, and Profitable Entrepreneur. She is a multidisciplinary artist, musician, and songwriter who can also be a fierce conservationist, mom, firm animal restorer, meditator, highway fanatic, and lifelong learner. She is a powerful advocate for human-centred practices within the office, notably in relation to the present dialog round psychological well being and substance abuse.
Sources cited on this week’s dialog:
Behind the scenes therapist/counseling seeker in Canada: Behindthescenescharity.org/mental-health-and-suicide-prevention-initiative/mental-health-resources/therapist-counselling-finder-canada/