17 episodes

I’ve been on my own journey in recovery that has been truly life changing. I was compelled to create a platform for others in the Performing Arts Community to have a VOICE. Healing, Growth, and Recovery. We understand, we care, and we will listen.

The Recovering Artist Podcast - "Healing & Recovery in the Performing Arts‪"‬ -Dean Anthony

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

I’ve been on my own journey in recovery that has been truly life changing. I was compelled to create a platform for others in the Performing Arts Community to have a VOICE. Healing, Growth, and Recovery. We understand, we care, and we will listen.

    Managing Life in Recovery

    Managing Life in Recovery

    We are joined by Kathleen Mallet, a clinical counselor specializing in addiction.
    Mallet was the former director of the C.A.R.E. Coalition which was founded in 2010 by a small group of health care professionals in response to growing concerns regarding prescription drug abuse among youth in Transylvania County, North Carolina.
    In 2014, the coalition acquired federal funding under the Drug Free Communities Program which enabled them to expand their focus to include underage drinking and emerging drugs. Their mission statement is: "The C.A.R.E. Coalition is committed to the reduction of substance abuse and underage drinking in Transylvania County, North Carolina by convening interested community members in order to facilitate collaboration and coordinate efforts between coalition members and existing local resources." The coalition now includes over 60 members and a staff of two. Mallet's counseling practice is one of more than two dozen partner organizations and agencies. In 2002, she founded The Counseling Centers of Brevard, providing a range of services from relationship counseling and anger management treatment to substance abuse therapy for individuals, families and groups. Her practice provides a holistic approach both for the individuals in need and their family members – both parents and grandparents. She describes the centers' areas of expertise as substance abuse disorders, relationship/marriage problems, mood disorders, including depression and bi-polar disorder, PTSD and military family life transitions as well as stress management and adjustment disorders. KATHLEEN has her master's degree in clinical counseling in 1987 from Westfield State College in Massachusetts, Mallet worked until 1999 for several agencies in Palm Beach County, Florida. before coming to Brevard. She is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and licensed clinical addictions specialist (LCAS).

    See you soon my friends, and remember, "Let go of the puzzles you can't solve. Only step by step, stage by stage, can you travel the road to greater knowledge and understanding." Have a great day.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Art of Anger

    The Art of Anger

    We are joined today by Patrick Shelton, aka PDS. We are discussing how anger affects everyday life and how it changes working through performances. How do we manage and work through anger?  Well, we hope this discussion help us learn.

    See you soon my friends, and remember, "Let go of the puzzles you can't solve. Only step by step, stage by stage, can you travel the road to greater knowledge and understanding." Have a great day.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Performance Anxiety as we Return

    Performance Anxiety as we Return

    Today we are joined by Sam, Greg, and Valérie. They are all currently  singers with the Janiec Opera Company at the Brevard Music Center. We are going into great detail on the anxiety that has entered our lives as we come back from the Covid-19 lockdowns, and how that has affected our personal and performance based lives.

    See you soon my friends, and remember, "Let go of the puzzles you can't solve. Only step by step, stage by stage, can you travel the road to greater knowledge and understanding." Have a great day.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    The "Gift" of Friends

    The "Gift" of Friends

    Today we are joined by my guest and friend, Eileen Downey, also know as Silver.  We will be talking through how we communicate and help our friends though a crisis or addiction. 

    See you soon my friends, and remember, "Let go of the puzzles you can't solve. Only step by step, stage by stage, can you travel the road to greater knowledge and understanding." Have a great day.

    • 58 min
    So Many Choices

    So Many Choices

    We are joined today by Joshua Farrier, helden tenor. Josh is a singer and voice teacher who has sung all over the world. He primarily teaches voice to those who are seeking vocal rehabilitation and rejuvenation. Josh is now developing a teaching philosophy which links singing and spirituality as a means to find ones authentic singing voice.

    See you soon my friends, and remember, "Let go of the puzzles you can't solve. Only step by step, stage by stage, can you travel the road to greater knowledge and understanding." Have a great day.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Walking in an Addicts Shoes

    Walking in an Addicts Shoes

    Today we have Baritone,  Mark Delavan joining us. He's sung at almost every major opera house in the world. We're going to walk in his shoes a bit. Hope you enjoy.

    See you soon my friends, and remember, "Let go of the puzzles you can't solve. Only step by step, stage by stage, can you travel the road to greater knowledge and understanding." Have a great day.

    • 1 hr 21 min

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Important conversation

Touching on the important topic of addiction, Dean let’s us into his world - not just as the artist that he is, but as a vulnerable human who has come to terms with his own recovery process. Though the premise of the podcast is for artists, I believe that a wider audience will find the conversations inviting, real, and engaging.

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