- Hardcover: 173 pages
- Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn; 1 edition (August 1, 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1557989346
- ISBN-13: 978-1557989345
- Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 1 x 10 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #725,635 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Caring for Ourselves: A Therapist's Guide to Personal and Professional Well-Being Hardcover – August 1, 2002
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"Dr. Baker challenges traditional taboos and promotes the 'radical' notion that self-care for therapists is an ethical imperative." -- Karen W. Saakvitne, PhD, clinical director of Traumatic Stress Institute, coauthor of Trauma and the Therapist and Transforming the Pain
"Ellen Baker...makes the case decisively that self-care is both necessary and effective for personal and patient well-being." -- Michael F. O'Connor, PhD, Former Chair, American Psychological Association Advisory Committee on Colleague Assistance; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
About the Author
Ellen K. Baker was on staff at the Veterans Administration Medical Centers of Washington, DC, and Palo Alto, California, and the Washington Women's Medical Center.