Navigating the Complexity of LGBTQ+ Identities in Helping Professions

February 15, 2022 Run Time: 67 min

With Dr. Sarah Burgamy.

Most of us are aware of the obvious stressors and fatigue associated with working in helping health professions. What often goes undetected or unrecognized is how our unique identity factors may also contribute to helper fatigue and, at times, burn out. We will explore how sexual orientation and gender diverse identities (LGBTQ+), while at once personal and, at times, invisible unless disclosed, may also be a complex part of the professional and systemic healthcare landscape. When you’re a healthcare “superhero,” how do you make sure to loosen that cape in times of great stress?