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March/April 2021 The Therapist in Professional Exchange

Learning Objectives -
Upon completion of the articles, you are able to:
  • Describe the components of burnout.
  • Review research underscoring that rates of burnout are on the rise for mental health professionals.
  • Outline ways to assess both your resiliency factors and potential pit falls for developing burnout.
  • List ways to prevent and reduce symptoms of burnout.
  • Outline the importance of the therapeutic relationship and the therapist’s use of 5 in order to impact therapeutic change.
  • Differentiate the tenets of humanistic psychology from Freudian and more patriarchal psychology models.
  • Critically discuss humanistic and Satirian concepts including congruence, attunement, use of Self, and emotional honesty between therapist and client.
  • Describe the ways in which limbic attunement and attuned connection with others lead to elevated mood and more fulfilling lives and positive therapeutic outcomes.
  • List examples of harm the therapeutic community has caused to minority groups currently and historically.
  • Identify concrete negative impacts on people (the general population and clients) related to the political directives and political climate.
  • Encourage readers to examine personal views and boundaries related to speaking out publicly about political policies and self-disclosure with clients.

This test is valid for obtaining continuing education hours until April 30, 2022. CAMFT is recognized as a CE Provider by the Board of Behavioral Sciences for LMFTs, LEPs, LPCCs, and LCSWs (16 C.C.R. §1887.4.3(3)(D)).

The Therapist Magazine March/April link:

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