This is the story of my encounter with an Antillean crested hummingbird. Read how it inspired me to invite therapists to be present in our own wild and precious lives.
Barely have ONE Minute to Invest in Yourself? The Importance of Therapist Self-Nurturing in the Pandemic
The COVID pandemic no longer feels brand new. It’s not as chaotic and disruptive as it was in past months. However, it’s an ongoing challenge full of uncertainty with no real end in sight. It’s a Time for Extra Care. Doing therapy well requires that therapists’ own well-being is in good shape. This is true under the best of circumstances, but becomes even more so in difficult times.
Teletherapy can be exhausting – and it’s not just screen time. In the context of COVID19 it’s also major change + brand new habits + upheaval + a whole lotta stress!!!!!
If you are feeling drained or exhausted by the move to telehealth as a therapist, you are not alone! Learn why teletherapy is feeling so draining and get tips for how to make it better.
Some clients are reluctant to try teletherapy. You know that they would probably benefit from sticking with therapy, but you don’t know what to say. If we treat this as a clinical issue, we can have a lot more success.