We are Karen and Melissa, two mid-career(ish) psychologists who love what we do and also recognize how important it is to take care of ourselves in this work. (Read more about our professional backgrounds here.)
We know that there are so many other female mental health professionals like us who are trying to balance our careers with additional caregiving roles - whether young children (like Melissa), aging parents (like Karen), or anything in between. And who value self-care but struggle with making it a priority.
Any of this sound familiar?
Having been there ourselves, we decided to create a community of like-minded mental health professionals and resources to support self-care on an ongoing basis. So that our self-care can become more intentional, creative, and playful, and truly be a foundational part of our work, not just a 'nice to have'.
Our hope is that through this network you will find:
Here's to making yourself a priority, in the service of doing your best work for and with your clients.
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