Music Industry Support Group
A safe place for people to come together and talk about what it means to work in the music industry in today’s global climate.
Led by Dr. Chayim Newman
Dr. Chayim Newman’s clinical practice, serving touring artists, crew members, and music industry professionals, focuses on the use of a variety of therapeutic modalities (CBT, ACT, Mindfulness, traditional psychotherapy) in the treatment of mental health and stress-related disorders. Having been involved in the entertainment industry for over two decades, as a touring performer, event producer, and artist liaison, Dr. Newman possesses a first-hand understanding of the unique challenges and stresses facing artists and touring personnel. He is the co-founder of the Tour Health Research Initiative and a member of the Clinical Advisory Board at Backline. Dr. Newman also regularly delivers lectures and seminars on stress management, meditation, and mental health in the music industry.
Led by Zack Borer, LMFT
Zack Borer is a LA-based Psychotherapist that provides preventative mental health support and wellness strategies to individuals working in the music industry. Zack works with artists and their support staff to enhance emotional wellbeing and to help mitigate the acute mental health crises that have become commonplace in the music business. He is the co-founder & Clinical Director of Backline.