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June 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenter: Terry Eagan, MD
Compassion Fatigue is a condition characterized by the gradual lessening of compassion over time that is increasingly experienced by individuals that work directly with those suffering from trauma. Therapists, nurses, physicians, clergy, police officers, service workers, educators, and family members caring for chronically ill loved ones are just some of those negatively impacted by Compassion Fatigue. Essentially, ANYONE who helps others is vulnerable. Symptoms can include hopelessness, constant stress and anxiety, pervasive negative attitude, irritability among others, and can affect not only individuals, but organizations and institutions as well.
In this workshop, we will examine some of the common presentations of Compassion Fatigue and who is vulnerable to its destruction. We will explore how one’s early life experiences and past personal traumatic experiences may create vulnerability to the development of Compassion Fatigue, as well as what can be done to ameliorate this phenomenon in individuals and organizations.
9:00 am – 10:00 am – Check In & Networking
10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Presentation
2 Continuing Education credits will be offered.
Friday, June 8, 2018
Integrative Life Center
1104 16th Ave S.
Nashville, TN 37212
Dr. Terry Eagan
Dr. Eagan is a renowned psychiatrist, Senior Fellow of The Meadows, and founder and CEO of Eagan Medical Group, LLC. He leads Castlewood’s medical and nursing organizations, as well as partnering with Dr. Nicole Siegfried on further developing Castlewood’s industry-leading care model. Terry’s range of specialties includes primary
psychiatric conditions, eating disorders, substance-abuse disorders, impulse control disorders, trauma & abuse, human sexuality and spiritual therapy. Dr. Eagan’s treatment approach incorporates pharmacologic interventions with evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapies, adjunctive modalities, and traditional spiritual practices. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and Medical Board of California as a physician and surgeon, and is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners.