Self care in the Helping Professions

Self care in the Helping Professions

Developing emotional resilience for those working in clinical care

Saturday 23rd April 2022, 10am-1pm
Middle Aston House, OX25 5PT

A 3 hour workshop designed to understand and respond to professional self care needs of professionals working to support the physical, emotional and mental health of others.

Those working in the helping professions understand the mechanism of ‘taking on’ or ‘taking in’ vicarious trauma in their work and feel the challenging effects of this in their bodies and minds.  Over time and without adequate support, this leads to compassion fatigue and eventually burnout.

This workshop introduces strategies and techniques to:

• Understand the effects of vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue

• Better understand your professional self care needs through a self care audit.

• Identify your ‘at risk’ patterns and behaviours – signs and symptoms. 

• Integrate new habitual self care practices. 

• Experience energy psychotherapy practices to clear your mind and body of unhelpful energies picked up in the work (methods include EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and TAT (Tapas Acupressure Technique), the use sound vibration and visualisation) 

• Pre empting blocks to self care

• Create a self care plan

£60 per person

Booking and further information:

Booking confirmation on receipt of fee.

Jules Sealby is the Clinical Director here at Centre. As a Teacher, Psychodynamic Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor, Energy Psychotherapist and Intuitive Energy Healer, she has worked with mental health since 1997 within the education, social care and charity sectors. Having established and developed a number of clinical services for larger organisations, Jules became interested in working across modalities to provide a full spectrum of care for those with emotional health challenges. In her early career, working with those with significant mental health needs, she experienced professional burnout which led to her clinical training and a long term focus on understanding and developing professional self care practices. She is committed to supporting work environments to prioritise self care for the practitioner. Centre operates with self care as its primary ethos.

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