Compassion Fatigue & Burnout Treatment
Those of us in the helping professions know how taxing our line of work can be. Are you overworked? Tired? Burned out? Whether you're a doctor, nurse, veterinarian or psychotherapist, the risk of compassion fatigue is serious, and the effects can be pervasive.
As a certified compassion fatigue professional (CCFP) and helper myself, I can offer support and guidance for preventing and treating the symptoms of compassion fatigue, secondary traumatic stress and burnout.
Some of the symptoms that caretakers and helpers come to me for help with include:
Loss of interest in the activities I used to enjoy
Poor sleeping patterns, perhaps with work-related nightmares
Intrusive thoughts about work that are difficult to stop
Feeling flat, depressed or hopeless
Feeling overwhelmed and ineffective
Difficulty relaxing (frequently feeling keyed-up or nervous)
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, or you want to expand your tools for preventing compassion fatigue, I hope you will contact me for a confidential initial consultation.