Therapist Self-care Post-COVID: Conversations with a Wounded Healer
We are called to the helping profession due to our own experience with addiction, trauma, and other difficult life circumstances. In this field, we are encouraged to practice self-care, but not often encouraged to take a deeper look at what comprises “wellness” and what gets in the way. Given our current state of pandemic, professionals are currently experiencing the same trauma as our clients. Now more than ever, we must investigate our own wellness so we can continue to support our clients.
Professionals are expected to know the latest evidence-based tools to support clients, but are we...Read more practicing what we preach? This is not a fluffy self-care seminar, but rather a call to action designed to challenge participants to step into their own healing with courage. In order to thrive in this field, it's crucial we shine a light on what really matters when it comes to caring for ourselves and the barriers that get in the way of being our best selves.
This seminar will highlight SAMHSA’s Wellness Initiative “Eight Areas of Wellness” along with Kristin Neff’s components of self-compassion. Participants will be challenged to audit their own practices to align their professional and personal selves. Less...
- Explain the eight areas of wellness and their application to themselves as professionals.
- Analyze current self-care strategies and create an individualized plan to decrease stress and increase resilience while working in the mental and behavioral health field.
- Explain the components of self-compassion and demonstrate an understanding of tools to enhance self-compassion practices.
Saturday, January 08, 2022
10:00 AM EST - 01:15 PM ESTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Sarah Buino, LCSW, RDDP, CADC, CDWF
and the founder of the group practice Head/Heart Therapy and consulting agency Head/Heart
Business Therapy. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Dual Diagnosis Professional,
Certified Alcohol and other Drug Counselor, Certified Daring WayTM facilitator, and NARM Master
Therapist. She holds a master’s degree from Loyola University in Chicago and undergraduate degree
from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
For more than a decade, Sarah has applied her social work skills supporting individuals, groups,
helping professionals, and organizations with issues as varied as wellness for helping professionals,
shame resilience, anti-racism in healthcare, and healing developmental trauma. Sarah founded Head/Heart Therapy in 2014, which quickly grew into an important resource both in Chicago and
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours
American Psychological Association
Association of Social Work Boards
National Board for Certified Counselors
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
New York Education Department Board for Licensed Psychoanalysts
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy
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