Online Groups for Veterinarians


This listing is for groups offered to Veterinarians, whose rates of burnout and of suicide are reaching alarming proportions. Trained and accredited leaders, one of whom is a veterinarian, will be leading these groups. The attached article reports on the groups and how members have been able to benefit.

An opportunity to join an ongoing Reflective Practice Balint Group ONLINE via Zoom

Would you like to experience more joy and satisfaction in your workplace relationships and also reduce your stress?

The evidence from other medical contexts shows that this can be achieved by participating in a regular Reflective Practice using the Balint model. These groups are small (up to 10 people) and create a safe space where challenging or troubling encounters can be discussed. The focus is on the veterinarian–owner/client relationship. Both groups are monthly and online via Zoom. Two day/time combinations are available and you are invited to join for the remainder of 2020 with the option of continuing on an on-going basis.This is a great way of experiencing the benefits that a monthly reflective practice group can bring you.

Tuesday evening

Meeting times: Third Tuesdays, 7–8.30pm NZT / 5–6.30pm AEST –  from 18 Aug, Aug-Nov inclusive
Leaders : Cathy Warburton & Renske van den Brink email:
Vacancies: 8–10 participants
Application form

Sunday afternoon

Meeting times: Sunday, 4–5.30pm NZT / 2–3.30pm AEST : 2 Aug, 13 Sept, 4 Oct, 1 Nov
Vacancies: 8 – 10 participants
Leaders: Prue Bonifant & Renske van den Brink email:
Cost: $240 for 4 sessions ($60 per session incl GST)
Application form:




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