I think I am an Empath. I am very empathetic. As I believe most of us, recreational therapists are.
I’m a big fan of The Chopra Center and Deepak Chropra.
Melissa Eisler had written a post titled:
how to stay emotionally balanced if you’re an empath.
I often feel as if I have “caught” emotions from others. A professional term for it is vicarious trauma.
Here is the link to her article: