It's not easy being a therapist, counselor, or coach. Progress may be slower than we'd like. We may absorb our clients' malaise. We may have to spend lots of time marketing when we'd rather counsel. We may give far more to our clients than our friends and family give to us.
So it's easy to understand why some therapists, counselors and coaches suffer from what I call Sad Counselor Syndrome. In my PsychologyToday.com article today, I discuss how to address it.