workshop aims to help counsellors and other helping
professionals to recognise the warning signs of burnout, and
to take appropriate steps to care for themselves.
and helpers may find it difficult to focus on themselves and
their own needs or may try to deal with personal stress and
trauma by taking on additional burdens of care for clients.
This presents a clear risk to the health of professionals and
is likely to compromise our service to clients since it can be
difficult to maintain appropriate levels of empathy and
congruence under stress.
will offer information, exercises and guidelines to help
counsellors, managers and supervisors to pick up signs of
burnout in themselves and others. We aim to create a space
where participants can reflect on their own experience in a
non judgemental and confidential setting.
English language and literature from 1962-70, and retained her
enthusiasm for literature and language principally through
poetry. She commenced a life-long commitment to training and
practice in the creative and expressive arts in the 70’s,
exploring the many creative and therapeutic applications of
the visual arts as a lecturer in LJMU Art School. She taught
on the University Counselling Diploma from its inception in
1991 until her retirement last year and in the last years of
her university employment, she managed the University
Counselling Service as Senior Counsellor. She has worked as a
therapist in a variety of settings, educational, primary
health care, a community and voluntary sector and now works in
private practice as a counsellor, supervisor and management
consultant, She has training and experience in a range of
therapeutic orientations and works principally in the person
A Certificate of
Attendance will be given.
This course counts
towards Continuing Professional Development.
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