Mindful Self-Care for Helping Professionals, Part 1: Burnout and Compassion Fatigue

5/10/2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT
  • Do you find yourself fatigued as you care compassionately for clients?
  • Do you need tools for greater boundaries so you can support your self?
  • Do you need a stress reliever in your day?

You can work with clients in a way that won’t burn you out. Learn how to create supportive self-talk, a balance of giving and receiving and, take better care of your emotions. Learn a process to embrace others’ suffering, pain or trauma without trying so hard to “fix” it. Help clients and yourself create calm in the midst of stress.

Burnout and Compassion Fatigue:

  • Learn tecnhiques that boost energy and decrease burn-out.
  • Explore ways to deal with emotional aspects of couseling.
  • Explore mistaken beliefs around helping others using Adler and RET.
  • Mindfulness exercises that create calm and greater ability to deal with trauma, difficult people and compassion fatigue.

Educational objectives:

  • Participants will learn how to transform interfering beliefs into supportive self-talk for greater self-care and stress reduction.
  • Participants will learn ways to reduce “taking on the emotions of others”
  • Participants will utilize Mindfulness to combat compassion fatigue.

* Attending both sessions encouraged for sustaining a Self-Care Plan, but not required.

Lisa Venable, MA
To Register: 

To register for the event, click here or call (612) 767-7044.