Safe Empathic Practice – Understanding Compassion fatigue, Vicarious Trauma and Burnout

In this webinar, Caroline and Sam Thorpe discuss potential effects on Helping and Health professionals working with trauma. They look at how to recognise vicarious trauma, burnout and compassion fatigue and provide an introduction in how to prevent compassion fatigue and build a safe, empathic practice.



HeartMath Techniques – building resilinece



Some Research

You can ready more about the study in an article published in ‘Somatic Psychotherapy Today’, Fall 2015, Vol 4 pp 38-41


  • Transform Your Beliefs, Transform Your Life: EFT Tapping Using Matrix Reimprinting‘, Karl Dawson and Kate Marillat.  New science proves that it is our core beliefs that drive the chemical changes in the body, control our thought patterns and essentially produce our reactions to the external world. If we can change what we believe about ourselves and the world around us, we can change our thoughts, and if we can change our thoughts… well, we can change anything
  • Meta Messages from Your Body: Discover the Cause of Disease and Why Your Body Doesn’t Make Mistakes‘, Sami Thorpe. The author states that this book will change your life and you will never view disease in the same way again. She believes that once you know why you are ill, you will have the power to change your health forever. With the help of this book you will understand exactly why you have your specific physical or psychological illness and not only that, you will have the answers to some of the life-long issues that have been holding you back

Other Therapies

There may be times when you want to add, or I invite you to add, other techniques, therapies or activities to help you relax, feel energised and keep you going from day to day.

Do what feels right for you but please make sure that whoever you see for help and advice is experienced in their field.