Self-Care Strategies for Preventing Burnout

Self-Care Strategies for Preventing Burnout

Author(s): Susan Salvo

3CE credits 7 Lessons Text

Discover how burnout can affect massage therapists in the workplace. Understand the problems that can occur and the appropriate prevention and management strategies. Explore wellness models and self-care practices, including mindfulness techniques to protect against emotional exhaustion. Plus, better understand the benefits of massage for burnout in professions focused on serving people.

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss burnout syndrome;
  • Explain humanistic virtues, individual signature strengths, and how they can be used to prevent occupational burnout;
  • Assess wellness models and self-care practices in relation to burnout prevention;
  • Apply techniques to protect themselves from emotional exhaustion;
  • Practice mindfulness and empathy to prevent burnout;
  • Assess how massage can be used to help reduce burnout syndrome experienced in non-massage professions.

  1. Massage Therapy and Burnout
  2. Workplace Risk Factors and Public Health
  3. What Is The Opposite Of Burnout?
  4. Wellness, Self-Care, and Burnout Prevention
  5. Massage Therapy Can Reduce Burnout Syndrome
  6. Avoiding Burnout
  7. Resources

Susan Salvo, EdD, BCTMB, LMT has over 30 years of experience. She is a co-director of the LA Institute of Massage Therapy, and is a nationally known author and speaker who has written several massage textbooks and online courses.