Iverson M. Eicken's scientific contributions

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In this exploratory study, 363 interns were surveyed to assess the frequency of use and effectiveness of self-care strategies used during the internship year. Among the most frequently used strategies were family and friend social support, active problem solving, and humor. The most effective strategies were family and friend social support, seekin...


... Therapists need support like all humans do. That may come from colleagues-if we know how to garner it-from friends or family, from mentors or from supervisors (Johnson, Barnett, Elman, Forrest, & Kaslow, 2013;Turner et al., 2005). When things do not go well, professionally, aside from reaching out for our support network, there are colleague assistance programs which are there to provide resources that may help psychotherapists address the sources of stress and promote their wellbeing (American Psychological Association, 2006). ...