Thursday, November 10, 2011

November 11, 2011 - Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care

The holidays are coming which means we have lots to do! But in the midst of all that we need to take care of ourselves so that we can enjoy the holidays and have the energy and capacity to take care of others. This week, music therapist Christine Weinberg will tell us how to include self care in our list of things to do!

Christine C. Wineberg, MA, MT-BC, LPC currently works for Hampton Hospital in Westampton, NJ and sees private clients in Plymouth Meeting and Exton, PA. She has music therapy degrees from Mansfield University (1994) and Drexel University (2007)  and now provides supervision to interns and practicum students as an adjunct faculty supervisor. She has proudly been a board certified music therapist since 1995 and was credentialed as a licensed professional counselor in 2010. She worked at the Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy from 1996 through 2011 where she developed a number of programs including a choral group for adults and teens with intellectual disabilities, a music and movement therapy program for children with autism and their families and a continuing education series for creative arts therapists which included a monthly Self-Care series. She was appointed to the Continuing Education Committee of the Certification Board for Music Therapists in 2011 and continues to advocate for quality continuing education for music therapy professionals. She has volunteered in both Honduras, Central America and Ghana, West Africa to teach about the use of music with children with special needs. She has written and presented on a number of topics including autism, trauma and compassion fatigue and continues to research these areas of interest. She is currently a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology in the Psy.D. program at Immaculata University. She can be reached at WINEBERGLPC@GMAIL.COM

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