Therapy for Therapists
The only way to make it lighter is to not carry it alone.
You need support too. Especially when you are holding your own challenges and trauma history along with those of your clients. Maybe you are in private practice and missing the processing you used to have with regular supervision or coworkers. Or perhaps you are looking for a space to work through your own experiences and need someone who understands how being in a helping position can create vicarious trauma. I absolutely love working with other therapists in a therapeutic setting. I prioritize the reality that we are whole humans with lives inside and out of our therapy offices and that it can be lonely to compartmentalize. This is a space where you can bring it all to the table without fear of being judged and with the safety of having complete confidentiality. Compassion fatigue is a very real and very difficult experience. You don’t have to hold it all alone.
“The expectation that we can be immersed in suffering and loss daily and not be touched by it is as unrealistic as expecting to be able to walk through water without getting wet.”
Dr. Naomi Rachel Remen
Encountering other people’s trauma is heavy. especially when you are bound by confidentiality and don’t have an outlet to process. If you are noticing trauma symptoms as a result of your work. I am here to help.
This career is wonderful but difficult. Maybe you’re considering a scenery change or want to explore where your strengths are. Maybe you are having a hard time setting boundaries around work and home life. Let’s sort it out together.
This space is open for you to bring it all to the table. Past trauma, difficult client situations, areas of stuckness, you name it.