The Ethics of Self-Care: an Art Based Approach

Facilitated by

Sibel A. Golden, PhD, LMHC, REAT
Assisted by Emily Rich, MS, LMFT, MedFT and Molly Rice, MA, LMFTA

Read more about our Instructors/Facilitators here.

Hours: 9 am – 4:30 pm
Location: NWCEAI New Studio: 159 Western Ave W., Suite 455, Seattle 98119
CE: 6 WMHCA approved  CEs

This workshop explores our relationship to daily stressors (e.g., work, home, school, etc.), the impact they have (e.g., physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual), and the ethical responsibilities of self-care faced by mental health clinicians. It is designed to illuminate the various types of stress experienced by mental health providers, and to demystify the concepts and applications of “self-care”. Topics will include: stress management, work/life balance, vicarious stress, secondary trauma, counter-transference, compassion fatigue, and occupational burnout. These areas will be examined through the hands-on application of creative and expressive arts, offering practical exercises for mental health clinicians to apply to their personal self-care routines.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will have an understanding of the ethical responsibilities of self-care and stress-management
  2. Participants will learn about the different types of stress and the impact on professional and personal health
  3. Participants will learn practical applications of self-care
  4. Participants will engage in hands-on creative arts activities to process didactic material

This workshop offers 6 CEs in ethics for Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Social Workers.

  • The Ethics of Self-Care
    September 13, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm


159 Western Ave W., Suite #455, Seattle, Washington, 98119, United States

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