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Therapy for Teachers

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News / July 1, 2022

The Point

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with the work expected of you as a teacher? Are you dealing with behaviors that seem unending? Do you see yourself being washed away by the ocean tides and unable to swim to the shore, watching yourself as you sink to the sea floor? This article will show the importance of therapy for teachers who may have encountered the same problems I encountered, and how therapy improved my classroom.

 

Redefining Mindfulness

Being a teacher is hard work. It can be made even more difficult when our expectations don’t match our reality. Are you a teacher who is feeling overwhelmed? Or like you could use some support? Check out this blog by Chinazom Okagbue where she captures what it’s like to need support and finding that through therapy.

 

Resources

Looking for content to dive deeper into this topic? Check out these links below for further readings and a podcast related to this topic.

Podcast: Therapy for Teachers 

Article: Support for Teachers

Article: Warning Signs of Bad Therapy

 

 

The Author 

 

Chinazom B Okagbue is a 3rd grade Teacher at Ingels Elementary. She is a cohort 4 member. A mother of two, her hobbies are reading, writing and baking. She loves teaching too. She would like to see each child succeed in the classroom. You can get in touch with her to connect on cokagbue@kcteach.org