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Therapist Self-care Post-COVID: Conversations With a Wounded Healer

About the Course

Professionals are expected to know the latest evidence-based tools to support clients, but are we 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.

This course is based on the recorded webinar, Therapist Self-care Post-COVID: Conversations With a Wounded Healer created by Sarah Buino, LCSW, RDDP, CADC, CDWF in 2022.

Publication Date:

1st Edition Jan 2022

Course Material Author

Sarah Buino, LCSW, RDDP, CADC, CDWF, presenter and course creator

Sarah Buino is a therapist, teacher, speaker and the founder of Head/Heart Therapy, Inc. She is a licensed clinical social worker, certified addictions counselor, NARM Therapist, and Certified Daring Way facilitator. She holds a masters degree from Loyola University in Chicago and specializes in shame, substance use disorders, and trauma. She has trained in a variety of therapy modalities including: NARM (neuro-affective relational model), sensorimotor psychotherapy, comprehensive energy psychology, psychodrama/experiential therapy, and shame-resilience. She uses each of these modalities as a framework to support resilience within her clients and create a space for self-knowledge and growth. Sarah became part of Loyola University’s School of Social Work adjunct faculty in 2015 and Fordham University’s adjunct faculty in 2019. She is committed to supporting the newest generation of social workers to become passionate about and competent in working with substance use disorders.

Disclosures She receives recording royalties for this presentation.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the eight areas of wellness and their application to themselves as professionals.
  2. 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.
  3. Explain the components of self-compassion and demonstrate an understanding of tools to enhance self-compassion practices.

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Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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Course Number 103138
3 CE credit hours
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Course Materials $30.00

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