Five Easy Ways Professional Caretakers Can Prevent Compassion Fatigue

Have you heard of the newer buzz words “compassion fatigue”? It happens when you feel you just don’t have anything left to give to your clients/patients. Karl LaRowe, in his book “Transform Compassion Fatigue” shares his personal story of being a therapist who actually started feeling depressed after several years of doing psychotherapy. He realized … Continue reading

Compassion and Health Care

I suddenly found myself in the care giver role caring for two elderly relatives. This was a world I would soon discover, I knew nothing about. My area of expertise has always been with children as I was a teacher for many years. Being thrown into this new role, I sat down at my kitchen … Continue reading

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