Self-help for Trauma Therapists : A Practitioner’s Guide
Margaret Pack, Australian Catholic University, Australia
This book intends to assist human service workers, such as those working as therapists, social workers and counsellors, to maintain their self-care and professional effectiveness when working in fields where stress and trauma play a key factor in their everyday working lives.
Adopting a comprehensive, multi-layered approach to self-care based,the book grounds its exploration of practice throughresearched accounts with experience professionals.
With discussions on risk and resilience, compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatisation, readers are introduced to the theories and practical applications of developing a professional model for maintaining wellbeing and self-care in their work.
A book launch is to be held on Wednesday October 5th 5-6.30 pm at VicBooks, Rutherford House, Bunny Street, at Victoria University, Wellington.
A 15% discount applies on the night of the launch on all book purchases. Refreshments will be available.