Art Therapy for Healing - Rosemary Barnes Pratt, 314-283-
Rosemary Barnes Pratt, 314-403-2074

Individual therapy for Adults

I help those working in a helping profession who are struggling with feeling burned out to rediscover and prioritize self-care through art therapy.

You went into a certain field (social work, counseling, nursing) because you wanted to help people, and now you want to spend your days off in total silence. You are pulling away from your partner, family and friends because you can't seem to balance work time with personal demands.

At work, it feels like you can never say no to colleagues requests or you find it hard to get help for all the work to be done. You know that you would feel better with some time off, but that's easier said than done. You're not sure you want to switch jobs but you know that something has to change. You want to reignite the passion you originally felt for the work you do.

Pause for a moment to consider what led you into your profession in the first place -- what was it that brought you to wanting to help others? I like to consider this quote Fred Rogers, from the TV show Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood: "When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."

Who are the helpers in your life? I'm a helper too. I know that I need my team of helpers, and you do too. Together, we can put together a list of people who you can rely on when you need support, reinforcements and rest.

When I work with people who are struggling with burnout, therapy becomes a collaboration to think through what is working and what isn't. Finding what gives you joy and hope will help to define your vision and purpose.

Individual therapy for adults
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