Leaving It At The Office, Second Edition: A Guide To Psychotherapist Self-care 2nd Edition

Leaving It At The Office, Second Edition: A Guide To Psychotherapist Self-care 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9781462535927
Author: 
Norcross, John
Binding:
Paperback
$15.98
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Description

Mental health professionals provide better care to their clients when they care for themselves. This highly practical guide--now revised and expanded with even more self-care strategies--has helped thousands of busy psychotherapists balance their personal and professional lives. The book presents 13 research-informed self-care strategies and offers concrete methods for integrating them into daily life. Featuring examples and insights from master therapists, every chapter concludes with a self-care checklist. Infused with a positive message of self-renewal and growth, the book shows clinicians how to leave distress at the office and tend actively to their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.??New to This Edition?*Chapter on mindfulness and self-compassion.?*Increased emphasis on simple, real-time self-care activities.?*New examples from additional master therapists and hundreds of workshop participants.?*Up-to-date research findings on therapist stress and resilience.?*Discussions of competence constellations, building on self-care strengths, moral stress, deliberate practice, pre-session preparation, journaling, and multiculturalism.

Description

Mental health professionals provide better care to their clients when they care for themselves. This highly practical guide--now revised and expanded with even more self-care strategies--has helped thousands of busy psychotherapists balance their personal and professional lives. The book presents 13 research-informed self-care strategies and offers concrete methods for integrating them into daily life. Featuring examples and insights from master therapists, every chapter concludes with a self-care checklist. Infused with a positive message of self-renewal and growth, the book shows clinicians how to leave distress at the office and tend actively to their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.??New to This Edition?*Chapter on mindfulness and self-compassion.?*Increased emphasis on simple, real-time self-care activities.?*New examples from additional master therapists and hundreds of workshop participants.?*Up-to-date research findings on therapist stress and resilience.?*Discussions of competence constellations, building on self-care strengths, moral stress, deliberate practice, pre-session preparation, journaling, and multiculturalism.