A Letter on Self-Care this New Year

Dr. Danna Bodenheimer, LCSW, author of On Clinical Social Work:Meditations and Truths From the Field and Real World Clinical Social Work: Find Your Voice and Find Your Way, reflects on 2017 and shares her perspective and practical tips for self-care, particularly in the social work profession. 

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Self-Care Tips to Fight Burnout and Compassion Fatigue

Preventing burnout and cultivating wellness in helping professionals calls for structured self-care that involves work and not mere relaxation, writes associate clinical social worker, Larissa Krause. Originally shared by Youth Today, Larissa presents several tools from fellow experts, including setting boundaries and distinguishing reactions from core values.

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The Geography of Self

One of the most illuminating things about psychotherapy is the way that it helps us get in touch with the multiple facets of self and helps us understand how and why these can often be at odds. In this piece, Michael Alcee, PhD. discusses at how therapy enables us to put these pieces together and expand the geography of self.  

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The College Crucible: Getting Through the Fire in a Culture of Division

College brings up a host of issues that are compounded by a culture of polarization. In this piece, Michael Alcee, Ph.D. explores how to make sense of these complex challenges and get back to basics so that you can get through the fire and transform these crises into opportunities.

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7 Tips for Maintaining Self-Care During a Busy Work Week

Professional environments and contemporary culture encourage us to work harder, better, faster, and stronger, often to the detriment of our health and wellbeing. Originally published by WayUp, Alyssa shares 7 Tips for Maintaining Self-Care During a Busy Work Week. 

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