Babette Rothschild with Marjorie Rand, ISBN 9780393704228
272 pages, Hardcover
Therapist burnout is a pressing issue, and self-care is possible only when therapists actively help themselves. The authors examine the literature from neurobiology, social psychology, and folk psychology in order to explain how therapists suffer from an excess of empathy for their clients, and then they present strategies for dealing with burnout and stress.
THE COMPASSION FATIGUE WORKBOOK S$58
Françoise Mathieu, 179 pages, Paperback ISBN 9780415897907
This book provides concrete strategies for any helping professional facing the physical and emotional exhaustion develop a personalized plan for identifying and transforming compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization that can shadow work in the helping professions.
SIMPLE SELF-CARE FOR THERAPIST: Restorative Practices to... S$35
Ashley Davis Bush, 304 pages, Hardcover ISBN 9780393708370
Synthesizing the latest thinking in mindfulness, neuroscience, energy medicine, and spiritual disciplines, Simple Self-Care for Therapists offers immediate relief in doable, bite-sized nuggets—easy exercises that can be seamlessly integrated into your current workday routine with little fuss. Over 60 restorative practices are presented—tools for (1) grounding, (2) energizing, and (3) relaxing—organized as antidotes and simple implementation of each practice, with illuminating stories from her own professional experiences.