Students of counseling study themselves as part of the strategy to keep their personal issues out of the way of their clients. Countertransference is often unconscious and occurs when the clinician lets their own feelings shape the way they…
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At some point in our lives, we will care for a family member or friend who is ill and vulnerable, and some of us will also experience illness and vulnerability at a level…Apr 19, 2023
Fatigue might be the symptom that is assessed the least, but a recent…Dec 5, 2022
Reminiscence therapy helps people with dementia tap into memories without testing their recall. Questions like “how many siblings do you have?’ can lead to embarrassment if the person living with dementia cannot…Jun 14, 2022
People who live rural, and particularly those outside of town limits, have a unique relationship to place. For many their roots in a particular place run deep, across more than one generation. The people who live on the land in this way have…Mar 21, 2022
A person with a serious illness can tell you that the fragmentation of the healthcare system is a barrier in many practical ways. Every specialist asks you to fill out their history form, and then does not seem to read it. Every specialty as well…Jan 13, 2022
At a time when civic responsibility is a controversial issue, how do we collectively look out for those who are alone and living with serious illness?…Oct 28, 2021
Think about one of the biggest losses you have suffered.Aug 3, 2021
Risk factors for burnout can be sorted into three groups:
• Risk factors related to the organizational culture and practices.
• Risk factors from exposure to suffering.
• Risk factors related to personality and…Feb 27, 2021
Helping professions are by nature, asymmetrical where the clinical team does the giving, ideally without expectation of any particular response from the patient and family. Christina Maslach , one of the original researchers on burnout observed…