Rachel Jepson is a specialist in mental health in the music industry and has developed CPD accredited training in mental health awareness in the industry and for music students. Works with creative practitioners with issues including performance anxiety, stress, depression, trauma, abuse, discrimination, addiction, bereavement, gender transition. Rachel uses a person centered approach for individuals and couples. She also provides critical incident debriefing. Rachel has been a singer, songwriter and performer for over 20 years and is also a qualified counsellor, supervisor and hypnotherapist working with organizations such as the NHS, BUPA and AnxietyUK. Rachel is an affiliate counsellor for Music Support, BAPAM and Health Assured. She founded Counselling for Musicians at the start of 2017, working with musicians and industry professionals and their mental health. Rachel has counselled students at BIMM and FutureWorks among others and delivers training on how tutors can help support students suffering with anxiety and depression. She hosted her own radio show on Reform Radio called ‘Mind Over Music’ talking to Musicians about mental health in the music industry. Rachel is frequently asked to speak at music conferences including We Are Robots, Help Musicians’ Focus conference and the AIM industry conference. She has written on the subject of mental health in the music industry for publications including Therapy Today, and her book ‘Mental Health In The Music Industry: A Guide’ is out now. Rachel has been nominated for a ‘Women In Music Award’ for her work with musicians and mental health.