Help for the Helper

Help for the Helper

The Psychophysiology of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma

Book - 2006
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"Taking a frank assessment of the risks involved in psychotherapy, such as compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization, Help for the Helper challenges current thinking about the ways in which therapists are affected by their clients. Based on the latest neurobiological research and drawing from the literature in social psychology and folk psychology, Rothschild identifies three major processes that can, when left unchecked, pose enormous risks to a professional's well-being."--Jacket.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [2006]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780393704228
Branch Call Number: 616.8521 ROTHS
Characteristics: xiii, 253 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Rand, Marjorie L. 1944-
Notes: "A Norton professional book."


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