ARE YOU A HELPING PROFESSIONAL?
Helping professionals are people whose life work entails nurturing the physical, psychological, intellectual, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of others. Doctors, nurses, therapists, educators, social workers, ministers, counselors, life coaches… people like you!
THE DOWNSIDE OF CARING…
Providing personal care can be challenging! Helping Professionals often experience burnout, exhaustion, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue. Passion and enthusiasm can quickly become disillusionment and disconnection. This is all-too-common in Healthcare, Human Services and the other Helping Professions.
- 20% of nurses’ mental health has made their workload difficult to handle
- 48% of social workers experience personal distress due to their work
- 50% of physicians suffer from high levels of emotional exhaustion
- 80% of nurses access their employee assistance program
BURNOUT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE AN INEVITIBILITY.
Connect with your contribution and rediscover the passion that ignited your career in the first place!
I was excited to learn about this concept from a participant involved in my research project a few years ago. Thank you to her for sharing this idea! It is rooted in a suggestion made by Napolean Hill in Think and Grow Rich where he made reference to his “invisible counsellors.” The idea is to […]