This blog is my point of view on my non-surgical voice repair clients, who lately, I have no lack of...

Yes, more and more people are approaching me with various voice disorders (speakers and singers).

Some of them have tried everything and have been suffering for years.

That category is extremely difficult to attend to.

First of all, because they lost the belief that they will ever get better and regain their voice.

Some of them have undergone two or three operations and not only did they not get any better, but actually got quite worse.

Needless to say that almost all of them have been traumatized and some of them were quite depressed.

Obviously, when you have health challenges in general and the symptoms are not going away for some time, you become disillusioned and almost clinically depressed, if not, in some cases, even suicidal.

Some of these troublesome people also have spent a lot of money in hopes of a full recovery.

Some of them even mortgaged their houses and left their countries in search of a cure.

It is extremely sad, but it is a fact.

The worst part is that they have almost lost hope and when they approach me, they right away start to explain how much money and effort they spent, almost trying to hold me responsible for their previous unsuccessful and costly attempts and endeavours.

But this is human nature and I do understand where they are coming from.

So, when they finally begin to trust me and give their commitment, my first task becomes playing the role of a psychiatrist, psychologist and inspirational coach.

Unless the client is emotionally balanced and trusting, I can not deliver my work to them.

Some of them are coming completely emotionally "locked in", which, needless to say, does not help their voice condition.

In this instance, I need to use all of my four decades of expertise and experience, to unlock their hearts, souls and lastly, their voices.

Some of them burst into tears, which, believe it or not, I do invite.

Usually, right after that episode, they are becoming much softer, much more submissive, much more trusting and open to the new hope of their voice/vocal recovery.

They drop their boundaries, they remove their "duct tape" from the "slot of their human computer" and they finally "plug their computer in".

Now I can finally begin to work and thus, deliver my Vocal Science "magic".

Through all of this, it looks like I acquired a new title - An Inspirational Coach - without which, I evidently can not attempt to live up to my real title - Non-Surgical Voice Repair Specialist.

Author's Bio: 

Diana Yampolsky is the Master Vocal Coach, Studio Vocal Producer, and Non-Surgical Voice Repair Specialist at The Royans Professional Vocal School in Toronto, Canada. She is also the creator of the Vocal Science (TM) method and Talent Scout and Director for the 4 A.M. Talent Development and Artist Management Group Inc.

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