To make a living from your art can mean work insecurity, low pay, burnout, rejection and intense working periods. Undoubtedly this calls for mental health awareness and action. I run a private therapy practice in Rotterdam and offer workshops on location. For more information, visit This Is Not A Story.

The Documentary Workshop and the Money Workshop are part of The Mental Health Support offering, with here below a few articles addressing the topic of mental health in the film industry.

Why the film industry needs to open up about mental health (Screendaily, December 2019)

Mental Health: A Crisis in our Community (International Documentary Association, August 2019)

Disclosed: Producers and Therapists on Dealing with the Stress of a Demanding Profession (Filmmaker Magazine, December 2018)

Film In Mind for World Mental Health Day (Scottish Documentary Institute, October 2018)