Interpreters are a channel, through which communication passes. This communication includes not only language, but emotion, energy, power dynamics, and intention.
Through practices of self-reflection, self-compassion, and mindfulness taught during this workshop, you will create a raincoat to protect yourself from the energetic effects of interpreting work. This can ensure that the message and all its invisible components pass through you unscathed to reach the intended recipient, and that they not stick to you and lead to burnout.
During this workshop participants will:
The workshop is in spoken English. Please email me with any accessibility requests.
After the 3-hour workshop, you will have a 7-day 15-minute-daily mindfulness practice assignment and a one page reflection paper to solidify your experience.
You are worth this love and care...I can't wait to support you on your journey!
Brea holds her CI/CT from RID, B.S. in Interpretation from Western Oregon University and is a Certified Life Coach. She has led hundreds of interpreters in preventing burnout and finding the passion in their life and work again through developing habits of self-care. Breana is a native of Portland, Oregon, where she can usually be found writing, reading, or playing near water with her three kids.