Burnout - RonaldMah

Ronald Mah, M.A., Ph.D.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist,
Consultant/Trainer/Author
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Burnout Danger!!
On Staying Physically and Emotionally Healthy in the Workplace

FORMAT:
Lecture and Discussion- Participants are encouraged to make the workshop more relevant to their concerns by asking questions.

DESCRIPTION:
Focus is on creating practical understanding of both the intrapersonal (you) and the interpersonal (others) issues that can lead to tension, stress, frustration and eventual burnout in work. Addressed are the professional's and clients' and/or staff's and clients'/customers' emotional and psychological needs when a people interaction occurs. Theories of diagnosis, stress management, temperamental differences, and psycho-emotional needs are combined to create understanding and to lead to practical strategies for resolving personal/professional frustrations and stress in work situations.

SUMMARY OF CONTENT:
A. PHYSICAL ISSUES

B. PSYCHO-EMOTIONAL ISSUES
  • The Emotional-Psychological-Physical Relationship
  • Intra-personal Issues- On Knowing Yourself (You w/You), Self-Esteem: Acceptance/Significance, Power & Control, Virtue, Competence.
  • Interpersonal Issues (You w/Others- especially Colleagues & Clients), Boundary Problems; Communication Skills; Validation/Invalidation; Defensive Styles that preclude validation.
  • Management/Discipline Issues (You w/Others)
  • A DIAGNOSTIC HIERARCHY for approaching problem behavior.

C. TEMPERAMENTAL ANALYSIS of self & others - match and mismatch issues.

D. STRESS RESPONSE STYLES:
  • Stress Building Responses:
1) Denial;
2) Intensification
3) Avoidance behavior
4) Hypervigilance
5) Passive-Aggressive Action
6) Co-Dependent Behavior

  • Stress Releasing Responses:
1) Proactive Action
2) Cathartic Release
3) Physical Release
4) Breathing
5) Rest
6) Self-Nurturing
7) Seeking Help
8) Understanding/Insight
ADDRESS:
433 Estudillo Ave., #305
San Leandro, CA 94577-4915
Ronald Mah, M.A., Ph.D.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT32136
CONTACT INFORMATION:
phone: (510) 614-5641
fax: (510) 889-6553
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