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Therapist Burnout continued…..

Therapist Burnout continued…..

I am so torn having shared the last post. Please read on…… A therapist is YOURS when they are with you. The therapy hour is your space, a space where you don’t need to worry about the wellbeing of the person you’re talking to. You can have supportive conversations with family and friends too, but those relationships are reciprocal; those conversations take both parties into account. A therapist’s own struggles do not belong in the therapy room. I recall seeing…

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We’re in burnout too.

We’re in burnout too.

I closed my books several months ago. Yet I keep trying to squeeze in extra appointments because the daily calls for support break my heart. But my caseload is at capacity and I still have not recovered myself from 2020’s double whammy of supporting other families whilst not being available for my own. American therapists are openly discussing the burnout of the profession this year, yet Australia seems to want to perpetuate the myth that the healer is somehow not…

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Melbourne Practices with Availability (as at 18/7/21)

Melbourne Practices with Availability (as at 18/7/21)

Ask about telehealth if the practice is not in your area. UPDATE: Interstate psychologists who offer telehealth have now been added. Psychologists who specifically work with Autistic and ADHD clients: Melbourne Marie Camin https://www.mariecamin.com/ Adult Autism Assessments https://www.halaxy.com/profile/neurodivergent-psychologist/location/606851 Amanda Buckland – telehealth www.myplacepsychology.com.au Heatherton www.onwardsandupwardspsychology.com.au Yarraville (groups & workshops!) https://www.4thoughtpsychology.com.au/melanie-strang.html Brighton East https://www.mullumroad.com.au/holly-pretorius/ Ringwood https://themindroom.com.au/about/ Maurine Filip. Collingwood. Psychologists: Melbourne Naomi Newton. Chelsea Heights and telehealth. https://www.naominewton.com/ Dr. Shalya Hirschson . Caulfield. 0401 800 248 Gul Sevy. Noble Park and…

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