Counselor Self-Care

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Corey, Gerald; Muratori, Michelle; Austin, Jude T.; Austin, Julius A.
American Counseling Association
Counseling psychologists; Counselors; Job stress; Managing stress; Self-care; Counseling; Counseling Psychology; Teacher Education and Professional Development
book description
Self-care is critical for effective and ethical counseling practice and this inspirational book offers diverse, realistic perspectives on how to achieve work–life balance and personal wellness from graduate school through retirement. In addition to the authors’ unique perspectives as professionals at different stages of their careers, guest contributors—ranging from graduate students, to new professionals, to seasoned counselors—share their experiences and thoughts about self-care, including what challenges them most. Both personal and conversational in tone, this book will help you to create your own practical self-care action plan through reflection on important issues, such as managing stress, establishing personal and professional boundaries, enhancing relationships, and finding meaning in life.