The Clifford Beers Clinic is a mental health facility that serves families in greater New Haven, Conn. Because many of the clinic’s clients are abused children, the clinic’s counselors sometimes experience distress and depression. To create a supportive environment for its counselors, the clinic holds a confidential, weekly group conference at which staff talk about their emotional reactions to their work. An article in the November 2005 Journal of Personality and Social Psychology s…

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