Pastoral Care and Burnout
So many times, Pastoral Care can lead to burnout for ministers and other caregivers who attend to the mind, body and spirit of others. Just like any field, stress can lead to burnout. In the pastoral thanatology field many depend on the counselor to help them. Try following this article to help you if you are feeling burnt out.
Paul Vitello of the NY Times writes about pastoral burnout and the importance of relaxation for pastoral care givers in his article “Taking a Break From the Lord’s Work”
To read the article, please click here
If you are interested in learning more about our Pastoral Care Certification, please review the program and click here