Course Description

Vulnerability is defined as “being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally”.

What does vulnerability mean for us as people and as professionals?

Dr Wendy McIntosh discusses how self-talk can be altered to be protective and to enhance your practice as a professional.

During this fascinating webinar, Wendy will explore how to both identify and appreciate the vulnerable self, as well as how to develop protective strategies for you – as a person and as a professional.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand what being vulnerable means for us
  2. Identify vulnerable blind spots that influence our practice
  3. Identify  priority vulnerable areas that require buffering
  4. Identify buffers (strategies) that can be implemented (in life, in/for practice)
  5. Explore the relationship between vulnerability, boundaries and buffers


CPD points: Completion of this course will give you a minimum of 2 hours' structured CPD points. You will also be provided with a number of resources for you to gain at minimum a further 2 unstructured CPD points. 


This course is available for 90 days from the date you purchased it.


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"A game changer!"

"Thank you so much, this training has been so valuable!"

"Thank you this has been both educational and enjoyable . Brilliant!"

"Life changing!"

"so interesting and empowering"


Dr Wendy McIntosh PhD

Dr Wendy H McIntosh PhD has over 30 years’ experience as a psychiatric nurse and has worked in a range of roles as a clinician, researcher and educator. She is a passionate advocate for professional wellbeing and works with both individuals and groups.Dr McIntosh is based in Australia and is the perfect example of how an international classroom can be so beneficial.She provides us with a fantastic insight in research and experience of professionals in other fields. This is cross-disciplinary and cross-continent learning at it's best!The theme of professional boundaries is one area of practice that Wendy has been developing for many years. She recognises that when good boundaries are in place for everyone (professional client, family and colleagues) then well being is positively affected. Wendy is now Director of her own company, Davaar Consultancy, and she conducts workshops wherever there is an invite to travel to. Wendy has been a trainee of psychodrama since 1990 and likes to bring an element of surprise and spontaneity into all aspects of her work.Wendy has been a popular trainer at Linguistpd, returning by request to train on a number of subjects including:Professional-Client BoundariesTransference & Counter TransferenceVicarious TraumaLooking after your limbic system (the body's response to stress)

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