In the aftermath...

We need to help the helpers

The Covid-19 pandemic, economic collapse, prolonged isolation, racial tensions, political divide, and the reality of extreme uncertainty. This is what the year of 2020 and beyond brought to people across the world. Now more than ever, mental health professionals are helping to pick up the pieces. In turn, burnout relief and prevention is essential. This course is designed to provide creative tools to build resilience and transform stress into strength.

Course curriculum

This course is self-paced and available for 1 year after purchase. Successful completion qualifies for 2.25 NBCC CE hours.

    1. How to use this course

    1. The perfect storm

    1. What is burnout?

    2. Effects on health and well-being

    3. Burnout in the mental health profession

    4. Class Discussion

    1. The new stress mindset

    2. Good stress vs. Bad stress

    3. Class Discussion

    1. Creative Resilience 101

    2. Self care and Soul care

    3. The Creative Resilience Model

    4. Class Discussion

    1. Self-Compassion

    2. Forgiveness

    3. Gratitude

    4. Altruism

    5. Class Discussion

About this course

  • $126.00
  • 25 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

Course Objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to...

  • Identify and discuss individual and organizational effects of burnout on health and well-being

  • Assess the benefits of creative resilience and soul care practices

  • Design and implement creative soul care practices to boost personal and professional resilience and well-being


Dr. Sarah Ness

Founder of Arts in Health Institute

Sarah Ness, PhD is a passionate advocate for the healing power of the arts. She believes that creative practices are the building blocks for nervous system regulation and, in turn, essential in the treatment of stress, trauma, and burnout. Dr. Ness has worked in the fields of expressive arts therapy, mind body medicine, and arts in health for over 15 years. She has extensive experience working with trauma survivors, children and families in crisis, and patients struggling with chronic and acute illness. Dr. Ness founded the Arts in Health Institute to teach others how to use the power of the arts for personal health and professional practice.

Pricing options

Access to course content for 1 year from date of purchase.

Arts in Health Institute been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7112. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Arts in Health Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.