The Resilient Clinician
By (author) Robert J. Wicks
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Resilient Clinician by Robert J. Wicks
Book DescriptionAuthor of several acclaimed books and expert in the field of secondary stress, psychologist Robert Wicks addresses the experience of the mental health professional and raises awareness of the insidious, almost silent psychological defenses of denial and avoidance in the life of the clinician. A concise guide to preventing and limiting acute and chronic secondary stress, The Resilient Clinician offers an overview of mindfulness and meditation as it applies to the clinician's own life rather than that of the client or patient, and describes how to develop a personally designed self-care protocol. This immensely readable book also includes one of the most current selective bibliographies of relevant research and clinical and theoretical publications in the subject area, from common stressors and vicarious post-traumatic stress disorders to burnout and compassion fatigue. Informed by positive psychology and infused with compassion and wisdom, this book will help clinicians remain challenged, maintain perspective, and be inspired both professionally and personally.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195316971
(185mm x 135mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert J. Wicks
Availability, Paperback (December 2015)
In the Gospels, Christ gave a mandate to his disciples to be open to others and to God. In Availability, Wicks teaches that Christian ministry on every level requires humility, self-knowledge, awareness of our own limitations, and a determination to carry on despite challenges.
Spiritual Resilience, Paperback (February 2015)View all books by Robert J. Wicks
30 brief reflections will help the reader rediscover spiritual resilience and psychological strength.
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Author Biography - Robert J. Wicks
Robert J. Wicks is a Professor at Loyola College and has published several acclaimed books for professionals and the public. Dr. Wicks received his doctorate in psychology is from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia. Prior to teaching in a CACREP-approved counseling program at Loyola College in Maryland, he taught at the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.
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