The Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Counselor Burnout
Counseling | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Research on the relationship between mental health counselors’ burnout and emotional intelligence has been limited. This article highlights the role of burnout for counselors-in-training and the impact of emotional intelligence, bringing needed attention to the ways in which mental health professionals can utilize emotional intelligence practices as a potential buffer against burnout.
Harrichand, J.J.S., Knight, A.M., & Captari, D. (Spring 2017). The impact of emotional intelligence on counselor burnout. Virginia Counselors Journal, 35, pp. 40-47. https://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.vcacounselors.org/resource/resmgr/Journals/JournalVol35_Spr2017.pdf