Burnout, Career, and Expert Consultation for Mental Health Professionals
Each and every day, you pour your heart and soul into aiding individuals as they navigate their profound pain and tribulations.
Yet, let’s get candid, my dear therapist – there are moments when the weight of their narratives, entangled with the demands of your personal life, the intricacies of managing a practice, or grappling with insurance matters, begins to wear you thin. It exacts a toll on your mental, emotional, and physical well-being
But here’s the essential realization: this burden is not yours to bear alone. Society may have somehow normalized the idea that therapists must sacrifice themselves entirely, but deep within, we understand that this is an unsustainable path.
Financially speaking, you require more stability. You can’t continue to engage in one-on-one therapy sessions indefinitely, and you find yourself in a whirlwind trying to discover alternative means of generating income without increasing your client load.
You’ll have insights and guidance that will help you navigate the complexities of burnout, develop effective self-care practices, and cultivate a sustainable career that fuels your life. You’ll reignite the flame of curiosity about your career again by discovering renewing experiences both inside and outside of your role as a therapist.
No worries, there’s room for that too! Sometimes you need permission to say that you can’t do this anymore. It’s ok to change your mind about your career as a therapist and explore different paths. My expertise will assist you in evaluating your skills, passions, and goals, illuminating various career paths without limits. With newfound clarity and confidence, you’ll make informed decisions about your professional future, embracing exciting opportunities that align with your needs and desires.
Take that first courageous step today and embark on a transformative journey toward a thriving and rewarding career. Remember, you don’t have to navigate these challenges alone. Together, let’s create a brighter future filled with passion, purpose, and personal well-being.
Feeling trapped and stagnant as a therapist amidst the chaos of a relentless pandemic. The therapy room became a battleground of emotions with the added weight of a looming election.
As a parent to young children, the stress piled on, intensifying the already heavy burden of emotional labor in caring for my clients. Ultimately, I decided to quit my role as a therapist due to the pressure, burnout, and trauma of that time.
Whether you’re contemplating a departure from the field, seeking to redefine your practice, or longing to break free from an unrelenting agency job, I’m here to support you on every step of your unique journey.
I’m a licensed psychologist and certified career coach who intimately knows the challenges of burnout, compassion fatigue, and career transitions. Therapists hold a special place in my heart.
Throughout my career, I’ve been captivated by the power of collaboration, offering support, and unraveling the complexities of burnout.
In fact, I delved so deep into the subject that I centered my dissertation around it after my first round of burnout I experienced as a foster care caseworker.
As a career coach (and multi-talented person), I also get that sometimes we just want other things than the career we’ve chosen. And that’s ok too!
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