Compassion Fatigue, in many cases, can be the #1, greatest work hazard for people in helping professions. Counselors, nurses, physicians, teachers, police officers, first responders and child protective workers are among the many professionals who subject themselves to the repeated exposure of others’ trauma. Overtime, this exposure can be quite debilitating causing symptoms that can be physical, mental emotional, behavioral and even spiritual. These indicators can mimic the symptoms of PTSD, anxiety and depression often leading to burnout and the needless termination of a life long dream career.
BALANCE sessions will focus on exploring and implementing 7 evidence-based interventions proven to be effective for relieving the symptoms caused by the stress of helping others.