Rest: An Essential for Self Care and Clinical Practice
As we continue to move through a global pandemic and social justice movements, rest has become even more essential for the therapists who have been on the front lines since day one. Just living in the world today activates that stress response, especially if you are a member of marginalized communities. Research shows that rest makes us more productive, but what if rest was about living a more fulfilling life? This presentation will explore the different types of rest and how we can implement them into our clinical and well-being practices now. Less...
- Learn how to separate the stress from the environmental stressors that are out of our control.
- Learn the seven different types of rest and how to implement at least 3 of them into your clinical practice.
- Name at least 3 research findings about rest that you can use in your clinical and personal well-being practice.
Wednesday, August 04, 2021
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About the speaker
Abbey Carter Logan, LPCC-S (She, Her, Hers)
Abbey believes in her clients and their abilities to heal through talk therapy and mindful practices. She has the utmost respect for those who wish to improve their mental health, as this can be a difficult and often uncomfortable process. Her therapeutic style is creative and integrative, applying interpersonal process, feminist, gestalt, EMDR, IFS and cognitive behavioral theories. She is trauma-informed and has studied body awareness and movement as it relates to mental health for nearly twenty years and came to the field of mental health feeling that it was all about the body, mind, spirit and the nervous system. Abbey enjoys working with members of the LGBTQ+ community, gender expansive humans, trauma and post-traumatic growth.
Abbey earned a BA in Art and Spanish in 2003 from Capital University and an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The Ohio State University in 2009. Abbey trained and worked at The Ohio State University, Office of Student Life, Counseling and Consultation Service as a generalist for 8 years before moving to private practice in 2017. Additionally, she has sought training in expressive arts, creative mindfulness and mind-body approaches such as The Alexander Technique, Nervous System Energy Work, Dancing Mindfulness and EMDR. Abbey became a Registered Yoga Teacher in 2015, after studying at the Samyoga Institute in Columbus, Ohio, with a focus on yoga for mental health.