Compassionate Fatigue | Mindful Journey Center

 

Compassionate Fatigue

Self-Care Workshop for Helping and Wellness Professionals

“We have not been directly exposed to the trauma scene, but we hear the story told with such intensity, or we hear similar stories so often, or we have the gift and curse of extreme empathy and we suffer. We feel the feelings of our clients. We experience their fears. We dream their dreams. Eventually, we lose a certain spark of optimism, humor and hope. We tire. We aren’t sick, but we aren’t ourselves.”   C. Figley, 1995