Dr. Sheryl Ziegler holds a Doctorate of Psychology. She is the author of Mommy Burnout: how to reclaim your life and raise healthier children in the process. Dr. Ziegler is also a TEDx Speaker, Podcast Host, Media Contributor, Keynote Speaker, Founder of The Child & Family Therapy Center at Lowry and Entrepreneur. She specializes in anxiety, depression, trauma and chronic stress.
Over the years, Dr. Ziegler has been a clinical consultant to CereScan, a functional brain imaging center that helps identify underlying biological causes of brain-based disorders.
On a national level, Dr. Ziegler has been a guest on The Today Show with Megyn Kelly, The Katie Couric Show, and The Jenny McCarthy Show. She is a regular contributor on the Head Line News network on shows such as Weekend Express, On The Story and True Crimes. Locally, she is a regular go to expert on multiple news outlets. Dr. Ziegler travels the country speaking on burnout in the workplace, parenting burnout, anxiety and depression, suicide, social media, bullying, and other topics related to mental health.
Dr. Ziegler also wrote the foreword to the book, Simplified: a real life guide to organizing your life and saving your sanity.
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Burnout: How Chronic Stress Affects Cognitive Abilities Related to Executive Functioning and Disorganisation
In May of 2019 the World Health Organisation defined Burnout in the ICD-11 as an Occupational Hazard.
"Burnout is a syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterised by three dimensions:"
1. Emotional and / or physical exhaustion
2. Increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one's job
3. Reduced professional efficacy or accomplishment
In this session, we will think about how chronic stress impacts memory, thinking, executive functioning, common workplace stressors and mental health issues. We will look at prevention and tips to manage chronic stress so that you can identify and manage burnout, enabling you and your clients to work most effectively together.