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Music industry veteran-turned-music therapist, Jodi Milstein, LMFT, LPCC, on providing help for artists and industry execs alike.

Helping the Music Industry Cope – Billboard Magazine Article

Billboard Magazine’s Hannah Karp interviewed me for a very cool music industry piece in the publication’s News section, “From The Desk Of”.  This article appeared on Billboard.com  and as a two page spread in Billboard Magazine’s September 2-15, 2017 issue. The article explores how I have successfully combined two... [Read more ⇒]

Band Therapy with The Menstruators

Band Therapy Article – Wall Street Journal “Battling Bands: This Next Song is Dedicated to Our Therapist”

I was interviewed by Erich Schwartzel for a terrific piece in The Wall Street Journal regarding band therapy and how my company, RockStar Therapy, works with band members to air grievances, improve communication skills, and work on improving coping strategies.  This article appeared on the front page of the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, August... [Read more ⇒]

MusiCares® Talks with Bob Forrest – Why Drug and Alcohol Addiction Intervention Fail

MusiCares® Talks with Bob Forrest – Why Drug and Alcohol Addiction Intervention Fail It’s very hard to get through to artists when they are engrossed in addiction.  Addictions Interventions don’t always work. Even with family and loved ones begging someone to go to rehab, people will walk away from an addiction intervention because... [Read more ⇒]

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MusiCaresFoundation® Talks to Slash about Addiction

MusiCaresFoundation® Talks to Slash about Addiction MusiCares® talks to Slash about coming to terms with his addiction to drugs and alcohol. Struggling with different types of addiction, Slash broke through the denial, found help, and overcame his addictions.  Read More →

Band Dynamics – 14 Rules for Being a Good Bandmate

A band is simultaneously a friendship, a collaborative partnership and a business. Although it might be less personal and intimate than a romantic relationship, it is quite possibly more complicated. That’s because there are usually more than two people involved, and everyone has an opinion. We are artists after all, so being sensitive and... [Read more ⇒]

Lady Antebellum on Group Therapy: ‘Any Band Needs It’

Disclosure from Jodi Milstein: Although I have not worked with Lady Antebellum, I would like to share this interview from extra where members of Lady Antebellum discuss how their band benefited from Group Therapy.  Working with bands on group dynamics is my specialty.  If your band or a band you work can benefit from better communication, please... [Read more ⇒]

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