3 Tips for Maintaining Professional Boundaries

Emily Bushell

Many of us are drawn to the helping profession because of a strong desire to help others. When this is our focus and our drive, we can easily lose track of ourselves and become stretched beyond our own boundaries and limits in service of others. We know having and asserting our boundaries keeps our careers sustainable, but many of us … Read More

8 Self-Care Tips for Helpers

Emily Bushell

self-care, self-care tips, helpers, caregivers, therapists, counsellors, counselors, mental health, meditation, mindfulness

In my practice, I see a lot of helpers including therapists, caregivers, first responders, and medical professionals. As a group, we are the people our clients and patients turn to during the worst times of their lives. But, we’re people too — we have good days, bad days, and difficult times. We all know we need to practice self-care before … Read More