Vicarious Trauma and Essential Oils:
Caring for Yourself While You Care for Others
Vicarious Trauma and Essential Oils: Caring for Yourself While You Care for Others
Date: Sunday, January 18, 2015, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Roncesvalles Ave. and Howard Park
Arlene Anisman, M.Ed., CCA, DCEP, Psychotherapist & Aromatherapist is offering this workshop. You will learn about therapeutic-grade essential oils and the uses of these plant essences in psychotherapy, with a focus on self care to avoid vicarious trauma or compassion fatigue. If you work with clients who have experienced trauma, the effects of vicarious trauma can be cumulative – they build over time as you bear witness to pain and cruelty. Taking care of ourselves while working with these clients may be the greatest challenge for therapists, so self-care routines are vital. Learn how to use essential oils with patients and in your own daily practice in this practical, hands-on workshop that discusses the rich history and modern science of aromatherapy and the mind.
Register early to reserve your spot as space is limited. To register, please RSVP by email to email@example.com.
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