Here are a variety of free resources to self-assess
as well as to guide you in your reflection and personal work.


Feel free to refer to them as much as you like and to refer other people as well.

 

However, please keep in mind that everyone is different;

when in doubt or facing a crisis, don’t delay, seek help.

Worksheets and Handouts

mood tracker

Mood Tracker

Drama Triangle

Drama Triangle

Feelings Wheel

Feelings Wheel

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Daily Reflection

Grounding Techniques

Grounding Skills

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Acu-Detox

Personal and Professional Values

Values

Compassion Fatigue Warning Signs

Warning Signs

Self-Awareness Journal

Self-Awareness

Low Impact Debriefing

Low Impact Debriefing

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Self-Enhancement

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13 Workplace Factors

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The Mindful S.T.O.P.

Affirmations

Affirmations

Self-Care Poster

Self-Care Poster

Wellness Plan

Wellness Plan

Anxiety Management Worksheet

Anxiety Management

Pathways by Amanda Rocheleau

Pathways Worksheet

Contributing Factors to Burnout

Burnout Worksheet

Self-Care Journal

Self-Care Journal

In this podcast series, I interview all kinds of helpers so that we can have real and honest conversations about the true hardships of providing care to others while we also talk about sustainable solutions to

self-care and personal wellness.

Audio

Mountain Meditation                                    

Urge Surfing                                                   

Still Mind/Deep Breathing                            

Literature

Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self

while Caring for Others  (Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky)

The Compassion Fatigue Workbook  (Francoise Mathieu)

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle 
(Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski)

The Age of Overwhelm: Strategies For The Long Haul
(Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky)

Self-Compassion (Kristen Neff)

The Burnout Epidemic: The Rise of Chronic Stress and
How We Can Fix It (Jennifer Moss)

 

Simple Self-Care for Therapists: Restorative Practices to Weave Through Your Workday (Ashley Davis Bush)

 

When the Body Says No (Gabor Mate)

 

Transforming the Pain: A workbook on Vicarious Traumatization (Pearlmann & Saakvitine)

Reducing Secondary Traumatic Stress: Skills for Sustaining
A Career in the Helping Professions (Brian C. Miller)

 

Treating Compassion Fatigue (Charles Figley)

 

Compassion Fatigue: Coping with secondary traumatic stress disorder in those who treat the traumatized (Charles Figley)

 

Help for the Helper: the psychophysiology of compassion

fatigue and vicarious trauma (Babette Rothschild)

Countertranference and the
Treatment of Trauma (Constance Dalenberg)

Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A guide to reclaiming yourself
(Nedra Glover Tawwab)

 

Burnout & Compassion Fatigue: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals and Care Givers  (Christine Florio)

 

MBSR Every Day: Daily Practices from the heart of

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction  (Elisha Goldtein, PhD)

 

True Love: A Practice for Awakening the Heart

(Thich Nhat Hanh)

 

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety

(Georg H. Elfert)

The Resilient Practitioner: Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Prevention and Self-Care Strategies for Helping Professions
(Thmoas M. Skovolt and Michelle Trotter-Mathison)

Apps

Stop, Breathe, Think

Meditation guide for mindfulness and compassion

SAMapp

Self-help anxiety management

Provider Resilience
(Android)

(Apple)
Assess compassion fatigue and burnout levels regularly

Daylio
Mood Tracker and Micro Diary

Fabulous: Motive Me!

Create goals, rituals and new healthy habits

Secret of Happiness

Create a daily gratitude list

Five Minute Journal
(for iPhone)

A simple format for positive journalling

Netflix

  • Brené Brown: Call to Courage

  • Headspace: Guide to Meditation (variety of techniques explained in each episode with opportunity to practice at the end of the episode)

  • Headpsace: Guide to sleep

  • Headspace: Unwind your mind

  • Heal

  • The Mind, Explained