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Providing effective counseling interventions means creating a therapeutic alliance through active listening. Clinicians who treat trauma survivors are frequently exposed to graphic details of the traumatic events, and in a sense absorb, this information disclosed. This secondhand exposure to traumatic events can impact clinician’s personal and professional functioning. This paper aims and discussing the various encounters a counselor may experience when working with trauma survivors; as well as, various strategies to help improve health and wellness within the work environment, education, and personally.
Bauer, Ashley, "Strategies for Addressing the Impact of Secondary Trauma on Mental Health Professionals" (2017). Counselor Education Capstones. 69.
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