When Helping You Is Hurting Me

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When Helping You is Hurting Me

Reflect on how working with people affected by trauma, affects us.

Take action to minimise “secondary trauma”.

The workshop presents and overview of Understanding Trauma and reflective exercises to help people process their experiences.

Simple tools and strategies to recognize and process the trauma we experience in our work, based on ideas from Polyvagal Theory and Narrative Practices.

How trauma undermines the sense of self.

How a sense of self is restored.

The Workshop reminds workers

  • WHO THEY ARE
  • WHY THEY DO WHAT THEY DO
  • HOW TO STAY CONNECTED WITH WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO THEM
  • DEVELOP SELF CARE STRATEGIES

Minimizing the ripple effects of trauma