Burnout, Trauma, or Pandemic Fatigue: Self-Assessment and Care as a Therapist in Private Practice (Recorded Webinar) – Online CE Course
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Burnout, Trauma, or Pandemic Fatigue: Self-Assessment and Care as a Therapist in Private Practice Course Objectives, Description, and Outline
- Identify at least 4 unique ways that burnout and trauma are exhibited by therapists in private practice
- Describe at least two profiles that are at risk for burnout
- Verbalize two ways that these profiles can impact clinical care
As a therapist in private practice you have an ethical duty to take care of yourself- so that you can take great care of your clients. Burnout rates are being reported at all-time highs, and the demand for therapy is higher than ever. How do we know how much is too much? What do we do when traditional “self-care” like bubble baths aren’t working. Or, when we feel guilty for taking time off? Come and learn a unique self-assessment tool in private practice. You will learn what your current “profile” is and how to use that profile to inform what kind of changes or strategies are needed to avoid or recover from burnout. Then you can continue to provide ethical and impactful services to your clients.
- Characteristics of Burn Out and Manifestation in Private Practice
- Numb and Exhausted
- Busy and Overwhelmed
- Scattered and Distracted
- Anger and On Edge
- Correlation to Trauma Response Cycle
- Breathwork and Guided Imagery To Tap Into Cycle
- Triggers for Trauma Response
- Big T Trauma
- Little t Trauma
- Increase of demand
- Shift in Capacity
- How trauma goes unnoticed
- Life focus
- Systemic issues
- Pre-Big T Trauma
- Time and overwhelm
- Current ways of finding relief
- How to make sustainable change
- Tapping for embodiment exercise
- 4M Framework
- My Life
- My Vision
- My Master Plan
- My Business
- Power of Community in Trauma Response
Instructors: Miranda Palmer, LMFT & Kelly Higdon, LMFT
Miranda Palmer, LMFT, loves helping therapists bridge the gap between what it takes to be a great therapist who gets great clinical outcomes and what it takes to run a successful therapy practice. She has helped thousands of therapists from around the world make the mindset shifts that allow a more effortless application of marketing strategies that grow a private practice that is not just financially sustainable, but also achieve great clinical outcomes.
Kelly Higdon, LMFT, believes that private practice is one of the solutions to increasing access to quality mental health in our communities. Her passion lies in empowering private practice owners to serve at their highest and best. Thus, improving clinical outcomes through their business planning. And, to break the statistic that mental health clinicians are the worst paid Master’s’ degree. She has helped thousands through training, education and coaching.
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