Guillermo Dalia Cirujeda holds a doctorate in Psychology. His undergraduate degree was granted by the psychology department at the Universitat de València. He is a specialist in clinical psychology as a psychologist specializing in music performance.
His profession practice has revolved around the improvement in quality of life for musicians since 1993. His work takes four different forms: training, individual psychotherapy, research, and the publication of books on the subject. Clinical psychology counselor with the Col·legi Oficial de Psicologia de la Comunitat Valenciana and spokesperson for the deontological commission.
Professor of the master’s program in soloist performance at the Centro Superior de Enseñanza Musical Katarina Gurska. He has given many classes and conferences on “Stage fright in musicians” for various institutions in Spain such as conservatories in Córdoba, Ibiza, Avilés, Linares, Cartagena, Jaén, Madrid, Oviedo, Tarragona, Zaragoza, Menorca and Alicante, as well as the Conservatorio Juan José Castro and Conservatorio Falla in Buenos Aires, Argentina. These come in addition to universities such as the Universitat de València, University of Murcia, University of Alicante and the Instituto Universitario Nacional de Arte (IUNA) in Buenos Aires. Moreover, he has given presentations to the Orquesta de Córdoba, Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias (OSPA), Joven Orquesta Nacional de España (JONDE), Orquesta Sinfónica de Valencia, and Orquesta Joven de la Sinfónica de Galicia, alongside teacher training institutions such as Centro del Profesorado Bollulos/Valverde, Centro del Profesorado de Úbeda, Centro del Profesorado Luís Revuelta de Córdoba, as well as in Reus and Valencia. He has also given classes and conferences for music associations, students, conservatory parents’ associations, and labor unions, among others. He teaches advanced classes for psychologists at the Col·legi Oficial de Psicologia de la Comunitat Valenciana and various other post-graduate programs at the university.
Within the area of psychotherapy, he works at his private practice in Valencia with a multitude of musicians, singers and actors on all of the most common problems in artistic performance: stage fright, stress, depression, mobbing, burnout, social anxiety, problems related to injuries, etc. www.daliapozo.es. He also works on personal problems that can impede the work of arts performers: relationship issues, obsessions, aggressive behavior, substance abuse, etc.
He continually carries out research on specific aspects of music performance such as stage fright, the student-teacher relationship, the relationship that artists have with their work, and musicians’ personalities, among other topics.
He has published a number of articles, published communications and given talks at both Spanish and international music conferences. Two of his books, “Cómo superar la ansiedad escénica en músicos” and “Cómo ser feliz si eres músico o tienes uno cerca” have received Premios Euterpe awards for publications in the subject area of music. His latest book is titled “Musicorexia, la adicción del músico a la actividad musical”. All of them are published by Ideamúsica.