Live well for longer: How to recover from compassion fatigue


Live well for longer: How to recover from compassion fatigue

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Do you listen to patients’ traumatic stories all day at work and become preoccupied with absorbing their trauma and emotional stresses? This can create a secondary traumatic stress in the listener which is called compassion fatigue.

Do you have any of the following signs or symptoms of compassion fatigue?

Sadness, grief, avoidance or dread of working with some patients, reduced ability to feel empathy towards patients or families or frequent sick days?

What about headaches, digestive problems, fatigue or poor concentration?

We are excited to have Assoc Prof Teresa Mitchell- Paterson, a nutritionist and naturopath for over 25 years, an innovative national public speaker and winner of the Bioceutical’s Integrative Medicine Award in 2016, discuss the following:

  1. An overview of compassion fatigue and its impact on health
  2. How to make a clinical assessment of compassion fatigue
  3. What the predictive markers are
  4. And how nutrition, physical activity, sleep and environmental factors play a role in the recovery.

Don’t miss this thought provoking webinar and book your place today. Free for ACNEM members!

Associate Professor Teresa Mitchell-Paterson, ADV DIP NAT, BHSc Complementary Medicine, MHSc Nutritional Medicine, Post Grad Oncology Nutrition Certification. 

Awarded the inaugural Integrative Medicine Award 2016 Excellence in Practice Naturopathy and Finalist 2017, ATMS practitioner award 2019, highly commended. Naturopath at Bourke Street clinic – integrative practice (formerly Sydney Integrative Medicine and Uclinic). An innovative national and international public speaker with a wealth of nutritional and naturopathic knowledge.

Assoc. Prof. Teresa Mitchell-Paterson is a tertiary academic at Torrens University and is completing a PhD in dietary aspects linked to stoma patients post-surgery. Teresa has extensive experience in nutritional and naturopathic educational management, curriculum development, compliance, governance, and alumni mentoring. She has been in continuous naturopathic practice for over 25 years with a large focus on assisting patients through the cancer journey. She is also a FILEX presenter, member of the Health and Wellness panel for the Memorial Winston Churchill Trust, Ambassador and Fellow of ATMS and holds an Honorary Membership with the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners UK and a nutritional advisory position with Bowel Cancer Australia.

Tuesday 30 March, 6pm AEDT
Duration: 45 minutes, includes 30 minutes of presentations with 15 minutes Q&A
FREE for ACNEM Members | $75 non-members | $25 ACNEM Student Members


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