Therapist burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion that results from chronic work-related stress. It is a common problem among mental health professionals, who are exposed to high levels of emotional intensity and trauma in their work. Burnout can lead to reduced job satisfaction, decreased productivity, and turnover, and ultimately affect the quality of care that clients receive.
Hosting an event for therapists on the topic of workplace burnout is important because it can help raise awareness about this critical issue and provide mental health professionals with the tools they need to address it. Burnout can be a significant problem for therapists, and it can lead to negative outcomes for both the therapist and their clients. By hosting an event on this topic, organizers can create a space for mental health professionals to learn about effective strategies for preventing burnout, connect with one another, and build a stronger, more resilient mental health workforce.
Michelle Risser is an expert on the topic of therapist burnout due to her extensive experience working as a licensed clinical social worker and therapist, as well as her research on the causes and prevention of burnout in mental health professionals. She will be providing valuable insights into the challenges that mental health professionals face and the strategies that can help them manage stress and maintain their well-being.
The "Therapist Burnout - Signs, Causes, & Self-Care Strategies" luncheon will take place in Dublin, Ohio on February 22, 2023 from 11am-1pm and registration is open to private practice owners, is free of charge, and lunch will be provided.