An entire industry has sprung up to address the problem of compassion fatigue, but research indicates that the most commonly proposed answer, improved self-care, doesn’t work. In fact, the study of the most highly effective clinicians suggests that burnout isn’t related to caring too much, but continuing to care ineffectively.
We're Older. Are We Better?
Too often traditional approaches with kids and teens don’t help us engage the distracted, impulsive, chronically dysregulated youth of the Digital Age. Fortunately, a range of innovative approaches have emerged in recent years to help us more fully elicit their enthusiastic participation, natural curiosity, and sense of adventure. With Ron Taffel, Charlotte Reznick, Daniel Siegel, Lynn Lyons, Martha Straus, Janet Edgette.
Finding an exit from the bewildering maze of a disorder that confounds many clinicians.
Despite its popularity among therapists, mindfulness is only a beginning in the process of change.
When a client has been sexually abused, it can be difficult to find the balance between creating safety and challenging old patterns.
Seven myths about meditation for clinicians to ponder.