A Professional's Guide to Understanding Stress and Depression

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Summary

Written by highly experienced clinical psychologist, Dr Claire Hayes, A Professional's Guide to Understanding Stress and Depression offers ways to recognise and deal with stress and depression in others, and yourself.

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978-1-910374-73-3
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This short guide, available as a free download or as a printed booklet, aims to help you understand and be more informed about the nature of stress and depression, and so better able to promote mental health and wellbeing in your practice, your workplace and in yourself. Presented in a ‘question and answer’ format, it focuses on two key areas:

  1. The nature of stress and depression and how they can impact on you individually, on your clients and on your colleagues;
  2. The supports that are available for individuals, employers and employees.

Questions asked and answered include:

  • What is stress?
  • What is depression?
  • Does it make sense for a Chartered Accountant to experience stress?
  • What can you do to stop stress from spiralling into depression?
  • How can depression be treated?
  • How can you recognise when you need support?
  • How can you recognise if your clients or colleagues are experiencing stress and/or depression, and what can you do?

In writing this guide, Dr Claire Hayes has drawn on her extensive experience as a clinical psychologist, her work with people in organisations and her experience as Clinical Director of Aware. Claire’s particular interest in cognitive behavioural (CBT) approaches to coping is reflected in this guide, where she shares two straight-forward methods for dealing with stress and depression: ‘The Coping Triangle’ and ‘The Coping Sentence’.

 

Available as a free download or as a printed booket, all proceeds are donated to Chartered Accountants SUPPORT

 

 

You may also wish to make a donation to Chartered Accountants SUPPORT. Chartered Accountants Ireland is a community of professionals. At times, members of this community will experience setbacks, either personal or professional, which they need additional assistance to overcome. Chartered Accountants SUPPORT aims to provide both practical and emotional assistance to help them take the first steps on to a more positive future.

 

For further information contact publishing@charteredaccountants.ie or telephone on (+353) 01 637 7204

 

The Author

Dr Claire Hayes is a consultant clinical psychologist, Clinical Director with Aware, lecturer, author and researcher with over 30 years’ experience. Her particular interest is in helping people to understand their stressors and to learn practical, evidence-based ways of coping using psychoeducational cognitive behavioural approaches. Claire presented ‘Becoming Aware: A Proactive Approach to Good Mental Health for Chartered Accountants’ at the Chartered Accountants Ireland 2013 Annual Conference. She is also author of How to Cope: The Welcoming Approach (Gill & Macmillan, 2015) and her third book, Finding Hope in the Age of Anxiety was published by Gill in February 2017.

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