Eric Maisel, is well known in the United States as a creativity coach and has written a book on Performance Anxiety. He explores the complexity of reasons for performance anxiety and how they can manifest in musicians.

He feels that it is important that we work with our issues of criticism and rejection, and gives examples of how we can deal with anxiety through tools, rituals and techniques that work for us.

His books for creative and performing artists include Performance Anxiety, Fearless Creating, Coaching the Artist Within,The Van Gogh Blues, The Creativity Book, Affirmations for Artists, Write Mind, Deep Writing, A Writer’s Space, A Writer’s Paris, A Writer’s San Francisco, and Creativity for Life.

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Dr. Eric Maisel, widely regarded as America’s foremost creativity coach, maintains a coaching practice, trains creativity coaches, and provides core trainings for the Creativity Coaching Association. He is the author of more than 40 books. His interests include creativity and the creative life, the field of creativity coaching which he founded, and natural psychology, the new psychology of meaning that he has recently been developing.

His books for creative and performing artists include Performance Anxiety, Fearless Creating, Coaching the Artist Within,The Van Gogh Blues, The Creativity Book, Affirmations for Artists, Write Mind, Deep Writing, A Writer’s Space, A Writer’s Paris, A Writer’s San Francisco, and Creativity for Life.