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Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music

In January and February 2019 Deborah will deliver staff development workshops in music performance as well as work with interested members of the local music making community.

Contact me for further information.


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24 February 2019

The Elephant in the Music Room

This workshop will be an introduction to concepts taken from behavioural psychology that I have found life changing - for both my own music performance anxiety as well as for professional musicians in my private counselling practice.

Workshop content here - password protected

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8 & 9 March 2019 in Melbourne

A two day foundation course for musicians of all genres and levels of ability who are curious to learn about how psychological science can help them to perform closer to their practice room ability on stage, exams or auditions.

This will be an experiential course designed to encourage you to gently slide your toe a little out of your comfort zone in order to get your feet moving in the direction of the musicial life that you care about.

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mental skills for performance - music teachers

31 March 2019

A one day workshop for music teachers who are curious about how psychological science can help their students perform closer to their practice room ability on stage, exams or auditions.

The workshop offers the courageous and willing music teacher the opportunity to experience these skills within the safe environment of the workshop.

Come willing to step a little out of your comfort zone.

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30 March 2019

A two day foundation workshop for VCE music school students who are curious to learn about how psychological science can help them to perform closer to their practice room ability in exams or on stage.

The workshop offers the courageous music student the opportunity to experience these skills within the safe and supportive environment of the workshop.

Come willing to step a little out of your comfort zone.

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5 - 8 July 2019

Deborah will present a workshop demonstrating the application of psychological research to music performance anxiety.

Deborah will also be available throughout the conference for free introductory counselling sessions.