Everyone is talking about self care right now but how many people are actually doing it? So you've seen the lists of things you can try to make yourself feel better and you've perhaps tried a couple or been so overwhelmed by the list that you haven't even started yet and now you're criticising yourself … Continue reading Why am I avoiding the things that might make me feel better?
I burnt out in my first job as a qualified clinical psychologist but I don’t think I recognised it as burnout until the second time this started happening to me. At the time, I knew I was exhausted all the time, was experiencing a few other physical symptoms and just wanted something to make me … Continue reading Realistic self-care for exhausted therapists
How to look after yourself as a therapist or applied psychologist. I responded to a query from a fellow therapist on Facebook yesterday. Not someone I know but someone who sounded like they were experiencing burnout, was taking some time off, planned to focus on self-care and was interested in what other therapists in the … Continue reading Self care for therapists