My day job is not the happiest of work; I see and hear things that would give you nightmares. I have a front row seat to the saddest, most terrifying and worst moments of people’s lives. 3,061 more words
Tags » Vicarious Trauma
Maybe you’ve always been the “good listener.” The one people turn to.
Or, maybe your care-taking role is newly acquired: You became a parent to a child or a pet, took on aging parents, or got married. 810 more words
Although I am now a psychotherapist and coach, my first career was as a massage
therapist. It was in this profession as a remedial massage therapist that I first experienced vicarious trauma. 749 more words