THE ART OF VITAL-ISING SELF-CARE
22nd Jul 2022, Friday
As professionals whose art and core focus is to support and enhance the psychological and emotional well-being of individuals, it is imperative for us to engage in everyday micro moments of self-nourishment. Self-care helps to enhance our innate resilience and the practice also provides a protective layer of inner strength against life and professional challenges. Using Suzy Reading’s Vitality Wheel, let us be reminded on how we can apply vital and vitalising everyday self-care techniques.
Ms Rena Sivadas, Principal TRaCS Counsellor, Changi General Hospital
Rena has been a counsellor since 2000. She is a Registered Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor with the Singapore Association for Counselling. Her professional experience involves working therapeutically with pre-marital and marital couples, families with children and teenagers, on mental health issues and other issues such as traumatic grief and loss. She is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, which is a body-based therapy aimed at relieving the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and other physical, psychological and emotional traumatic impacts by focusing on the individual’s body sensations. Rena has also received training in Satir Transformational Therapy, which focuses on an individual’s life force. In therapy, she focuses on illuminating the individual’s strengths and resources.