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Self Care

Post by JAC » Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:01 pm


Does anyone have any recommendation for books about self care whilst working in mental health services? I can find some books about general stress at work but nothing particularly about those working in mental health (maybe the books I'm
imagining to exist don't exist!). Or any general reading / books you would recommend around the topics of self care, resilience, stress, work /life balance etc. that you've found useful working in psychology services?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Self Care

Post by workingmama » Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:47 am

I likes some papers I read a long time ago about secondary/vicarious trauma. I don't have them now, but if you google the effects of trauma on staff, there was some useful stuff about being aware of the impact of trauma, and of self care in some of those.
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Re: Self Care

Post by Will » Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:43 pm

The resilient clinician by Robert Wicks is good
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