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"Vicarious trauma (VT) is the process of change that happens because you care about other people who have been hurt and feel committed or responsible to help them. Over time this process can lead to changes in your psychological, physical and spiritual wellbeing."

Dr Laurie Anne Pearlman and Lisa McKay, Headington Institute (2008)

If your role involves supporting people who are suffering, the information on this website is here to support you!

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About VT

Vicarious Traumatisation is relevant to anyone who supports other people who are suffering.

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About Empathy

Understanding how your empathy plays a role in VT.

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Building Resilience

Research into VT across the globe, universally identifies three elements - as what helps to build VT resilience.

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Training

Training for organisations on VT and Self-care on a bespoke basis, ensuring we provide what works best for you.

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Support

Mark and Lisa are available as therapists and as trainers for contact by individuals and organisations.

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Macmillan

"Since the start of the global Covid-19 Pandemic, Lisa Nel and Mark Stancombe have provided evidence-based resources and training of exceptional quality for Macmillan's frontline healthcare professionals."

Testimonials

I will encourage my colleagues to register. This is so helpful.

Online Workshop participant

Very thought-provoking and enjoyable. Extremely well-paced. Great balance between presenting and exercises. I particularly appreciate the resources and booklets.

North Yorkshire Police

Really useful and beneficial to my role. Interesting and enjoyable – lots to think about and take away.

16+ Social Worker

Really enjoyed this workshop. Feel like I am just human and just like the others in my group!

Online Workshop participant

Useful not just for counsellors – but for other professions. I just wish all managers could be made to attend this course!

Counselling Group, Basingstoke