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 is a board-certified massage therapist with over 40 years of professional experience. She has written two widely used textbooks and is a featured speaker at seminars across the country. Her teaching and research focus on advancing the fields of massage therapy and education. In 2014, Susan was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the American Massage Therapy Association in recognition of her contributions to the profession.