A Sneak Peek Into Trauma Treatment Part 3
What’s Self-Care Got To Do With It?
It is easy to look over this topic or to say, “I have already heard this in graduate school”. “Yeah, yeah…self-care I know already”, but I caution you to not be so quick to gloss over self-care when it comes to being a trauma treatment professional.
There may be other types of treatment in the mental health field you can provide and not pay too much attention to self-care, but trauma treatment is not one of those. Thinking that you have mastered it or you have it all figured out is a recipe for disaster. There is always new things to consider or things you can improve upon in the self-care department.
I encourage you to check out this week’s vlog where I share with you my experience after a 7 hour back-to-back 7 session day. The work we do is hard and sometimes the days are long. So what does that mean for us…what does self-care have to do with it?