Wellness is something of a buzzword these days, touted and tossed about in pop culture and by various professions. However, in counseling, wellness is much more than the latest passing fad or buzzword- it is entwined in the roots of the profession. Counselors are called upon to be empathetic, understanding and giving, yet they must control their own emotions and responses in dealing with clients. When engaging with a client, counselors are often at risk of emotional , mental and physical exhaustion. Without good boundaries and self-care, counselors are vulnerable to fatigue and burnout. Wellness is an interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more successful and balanced lifestyle. What are you doing to heal the healer?
After completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
6.0 CE’s for:
Fred Hall, Ph.D., LPC and Talya Straughter, DPC, LPC