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Self-Care for Mental Health Professionals Chapter Sampler

Creating time and space for your own self-care is critical to prevent and recover from burnout and compassion fatigue. We’ve compiled five chapters from clinicians whose professional expertise is enhanced by their own lived experience. With timely advice on topics such as managing your emotions in session and sustaining your practice during an economic downturn, it is a must-read for all helping professionals.

Chapters include:

  1. "The Life Enrichment Model" by Lisa D. Hinz, excerpted from Beyond Self-Care for Mental Health Professionals
  2. "Rewriting the Story of Service and Burnout" by Bobbi Patterson, excerpted from Building Resilience through Contemplative Practice
  3. "Tough Conversations, Wellbeing, Engagement" by William Steele, excerpted from Reducing Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Burnout
  4. "The Feeling is Mutual: Crying from an Attachment/Caregiving Perspective" by Judith Kay Nelson, excerpted from When Therapists Cry
  5. "Sustaining Your Prosporous Practice Through Changing Economic Times" by Peter H. Cole and Daisy Reese, excerpted from Mastering the Financial Dimension of your Psychotherapy Practice

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