Therapists Need Support Too: Preventing Burnout in Mental Health Professionals

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On “Psychology Behind the Headlines,” hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest therapist Jenna Watson discuss burnout in the mental health field.

Therapists are in One-Sided Relationships

Therapists give a lot of emotional energy to their clients, often without receiving the same type of support in return.

The Importance of Boundaries for Therapists

Setting limits on caseloads, scheduling breaks, and prioritizing their own mental health are crucial for preventing burnout.

Self-Care Isn’t Enough, Therapists Need Support

Therapists need understanding colleagues, peer support groups, and access to their own therapy to manage the emotional toll of their work.

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