Many everyday things can interfere with counselors’ wellness, and some specific hazards are associated with working in a mental health profession (e.g., vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, burnout). Counselors are ethically required to meet their own wellness needs so they are able to maintain effective counseling practices. Attendees will be provided with 50 practical activities to increase their own wellness in five areas: emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual, and physical.
Professional Counselors will learn about the ethical requirements that mandate counselors to maintain their own wellness through a variety of personal and professional behaviors.
Participants will learn about ways in which counselor wellness is inherent in meta-theories of evidence-based treatment interventions for diverse individuals.
Professional Counselors will learn over 50 research-based, practical, and creative methods to increase and maintain levels of wellness for ethical and effective practice.