Are you impacted by someone else’s cancer experience? Maybe it’s a loved one, a friend, or someone you’ve connected with online. If so, you may be familiar with compassion fatigue, which often affects people who are repeatedly exposed to loss, pain and suffering. Join this important webinar where Teresa Deshields, PhD, will explain how to identify compassion fatigue and how to manage it. This is a wonderful webinar for caregivers, loved ones, and patients.
Your registration is important -even if you can’t attend live we’ll share the slides, video & audio of the presentation directly to you!
About the Presenter
Teresa L. Deshields, Ph.D., ABPP
Teresa L. Deshields, Ph.D., ABPP is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She is a Fellow of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society and its current President. She was the manager of the Siteman Counseling Service for the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital from February 1999 until March 2018. Her clinical practice is devoted to treating cancer patients and survivors and their family members, throughout the cancer continuum –diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, end of life, and grief. Her research is focused on issues related to psychological adjustment and quality of life in cancer patients and survivors.