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Healthy Empathy: How to Give Without Giving It All Away Weekend of August 17-19, 2018

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Multiple studies confirm that health and healing professionals who demonstrate empathy provide better care and achieve greater patient/client satisfaction. However, empathic burnout and compassion fatigue are a constant presence in the working lives of health professionals and anyone who provides caregiving. In addition to the many other challenges, they must make sure that their empathy is intentional, self-enriching, sustainable, and most of all, healthy.
Join empathy experts Karla McLaren and Tino Plank for an exploration of Karla’s Six Essential Aspects of Empathy model in a weekend retreat for health and healing professionals. Participants will be taught how to monitor and skillfully manage their empathy in challenging situations and in the presence of intense emotions. They will also be shown specific practices as well as communication and self-care skills to nurture their healthy empathy at work, at home, and in all of their relationships — so that they can maintain their well-being and productivity throughout their lives.
CE available for: Psychologists, Counselors. MFTs, LCSWs, Educators, and Chemical Dependency Counselors. To purchase CE for this course please visit
Recommended reading: McLaren, The Art of Empathy and The Language of Emotions.
CE credit for psychologists; see leader.
CE credit for nurses; see leader.
CE credit for MFTs, LCSWs; see leader.
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