Psychologist Burnout: What it is and what to do about it

Ralph D. Raphael, Ph.D.. 

March 27, 2019
12:00 pm -1:30 pm

Columbia, MD or Online via Zoom

Workshop Level: All levels of experience.

This workshop will address the problem of professional burnout and the unique risks psychologists face because of the nature of the profession.  We will look at how the concept of burnout developed, how it impacts individuals, and the factors that contribute to professional burnout.  The workshop will focus on what can be done to reduce the risks of burnout, looking at both prevention and mitigation strategies.  In addition to recognizing how burnout impacts their own life and practice, attendees will be able to use the concepts and strategies in their work with clients.

After attending this workshop, attendees will be able to

  • Describe the concept of professional burnout;
  • Recognize how burnout can manifest in your professional life;
  • Describe the difference among stress, trauma, and burnout;
  • Identify strategies for minimizing the likelihood of experiencing professional burnout.
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Ralph D. Raphael, Ph.D. is a Maryland licensed psychologist in private practice. He works with impaired professionals providing treatment and evaluations for state medical licensing boards, professional assistance programs, and employers.  Dr. Raphael also provides a range of Career Counseling services to individuals looking to chose, change or advance in their careers.    Dr. Raphael has presented seminars to treatment facilities, EAP’s, and professional assistance programs. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Michigan State University.