Previous research has provided strong evidence that including art therapy within clinical supervision can effectively reduce work-related stress and enhance psycho-socio-spiritual health for both practitioners and those they care for.
Health, allied health and mental health professionals are prone to burnout and compassion fatigue given the intense emotional and existential nature of their work.
Integrating the practice of mindfulness meditation in art therapy-based supervision, with reflective awareness complementing emotional expression, has immense potential for self-care and collegial support.
These ultimately cultivate compassion and sustained resilience among those immersed in health and other areas of care, including palliative care, bereavement support, and support for parents and caregivers.
In this webinar, Andy will:
Health, allied health and mental health professionals and other caregivers.
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
Dr Andy Ho is Associate Professor of Psychology and Medicine at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore. He serves as Board Director of the Association for Death Education and Counselling (ADEC), and the International Work Group on Death Dying and Bereavement (IWGDDB). He is also the Founding Director of the Action Research for Community Health Laboratory, and the Director of Research of the Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education.
A health psychologist and a social scientist who holds double Doctorates in Thanatology and Lifelong Education, Andy has pioneered numerous innovative and robust psycho-socio-spiritual interventions for supporting individuals, families and communities through difficult life adversities such as illness, loss and mortality.
A prolific author and acclaimed speaker with over 100 top-tier publications as well as more than 160 keynote and plenary presentations, his scholarly works are recognised with distinction by academic, professional and government bodies around the world.
Andy is the first Asian recipient of the eminent ‘ADEC Academic Educator Award’ in 2018, while capturing the prestigious ‘Nanyang Education Award’ from NTU in 2019 and conferred the ‘Distinguished Alumni Award’ from the University of Hong Kong in 2020.
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