Dr Carol Chapman is a Counselling Psychologist and Performance Coach.
Since the 1990s, using methods based upon solid research and clinical
evidence, she has been helping musicians, actors, dancers, artists and
other performing artists to identify, understand and overcome their
problems and fulfil their potential. Carol has always been an active
researcher and previous projects included studies on music performance
anxiety and the identity and motivation of composers and songwriters.
She is currently developing accessible specialist psychological support services for performers.
She devised the Performance Psychology syllabus for the new UCL MSc in Performing Arts
Medicine and is active as a research and clinical supervisor and examiner. She presents her
findings, research and ideas at conferences and occasionally is asked to appear in the media.
With a lifelong involvement and passion for the arts, she loves helping artists lead happier,
more successful lives. She has also, over many years, worked as Practice Counsellor at a
Health Centre in South East London.