Wise, warm, and authoritative, this straight-talking guide addresses the real-world struggles that psychotherapists face in balancing their professional and personal lives. It demonstrates that recognizing and tending to your physical, emotional, and spiritual needs not only feels good - it also leads to more effective and ethical practice as a clinician. The book describes and illustrates 12 self-care strategies that are grounded in the authors' extensive research and clinical experience. Interwoven throughout are insights and recommendations from other master therapists, 'self-care checklists,' and suggestions for further reading. The lively and engaging tone will enhance the book's appeal for a wide range of mental health professionals and students.Norcross, John C. is the author of 'Leaving It at the Office A Guide to Psychotherapist Self-care', published 2007 under ISBN 9781593854904 and ISBN 1593854900.