The Pre-licensed Group of SGV-CAMFT gathered Feb 8, 2015 at the Sync Counseling Center to participate in an informative workshop on Self Care for Clinicians. Over 25 MFT students, trainees and interns from the San Gabriel Valley had the opportunity to grow their sense of community and network amongst peers while taking part in the training.
Dain Kloner, MA presented an introduction to compassion fatigue and burnout. Irene Yaymadjian, MA highlighted the importance of self-care and provided multiple tips and strategies on how to avoid burnout in the field. Irene stressed the importance of attempting to maintain a balance between one's work and personal life. Participants appeared to enjoy the workshop and provided very positive feedback.
Co-chairs of the Pre-licensed group, Andrea Walker, LMFT and Jennifer Levin, Phd would like to express their gratitude to Curtis Miller, Psy.D, DMin, MFT, Clinical director of Sync Counseling Center for opening up their serene space for the SGV 3000 Club event.