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50 Acts of Professional SelfCare

for Social Workers

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

As practitioners working in Human Services the nature of what we do will impact us in some way. However, utilising our 5 Pillars of Protection model, and putting the effort into ourselves and our wellbeing, as well as that of others, will help to mitigate this impact.

Friday, December 7, 2018

During my MSc research project back in 2016, Professional Trauma and Fatigue was the way I decided to practically describe the collection of concepts that can affect your health and wellbeing when you work with other people. How listening to their stories, their experi...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

'Humour, self-care and coping with public sector open plan office suffocation'

Irreverence, humour and collective, face ache inducing laughter were essential for me to be able to cope with working in the stifling conditions of a previous public sector role.

A role of re...

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Exciting things are occurring, change is afoot, so let me tell you more #selfcaresquad!

As some of you might know, by day, I’m a counsellor and psychotherapist registered with the BACP. My normal working day finds me intensely happy to be working in my own private pract...

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Clara Wilson shares her top 5 tips on showing the kids how self-care is done and why it is so important.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

The day I found out I was pregnant I was overcome with joy. And only 8 days later I was overcome with a consistent sickness which dominated my pregnancy from start to end.

Don’t worry: This isn’t a dramatic sob story about how I spent my days with my hair in a bun ove...

Monday, April 16, 2018

For most of my life I was always giving out to the world, but not allowing the world to give back to me. I care so much about people that I will forget that I also need some care too.

I did not know of self-care for such a long time because I had not considered it an op...

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