Rise in entertainers using backstage therapists because of social media pressures

Ms Brice said social media pressure, a demand to tour frequently, diminishing incomes, and finding a way to stand out in a hugely competitive industry were causing her clients to become increasingly stressed. The emergency sessions involve a  series of calming exercises to reduce the performers’ anxiety. Helen Brice, a psychotherapist who specialises in coaching for musicians and performers, has seen an increase in the number asking for her services to cope with the fear of making blunders which can go global within seconds. Television presenters and singers are increasingly seeking the help of “backstage therapists”  because of the pressures of social media. On top of these issues, Brice also…