Writing & Publications

Writing and Publications

Sass Boucher MSc BA(Hons) MBACP Stafford.


I balance my time in practice and out delivering training with writing, it helps me to learn, reflect and it also gives me the opportunity to spread the importance of taking care of ourselves.



Boucher, S. (2019). Pillars of Protection. BACP Workplace Journal, [online] (99). Available at: https://www.bacp.co.uk/bacp-journals/bacp-workplace/january-2019/pillars-of-protection/.


Book Contributions

Cherry, Lisa. Conversations that Make a Difference for Children and Young People
Relationship-Focused Practice from the Frontline.
 11. A Conversation with Sass Boucher: Working with Trauma, Staff Retention and Staff Wellbeing. 

Maclean, S., Finch, J. and Tedam, P. (2018). SHARE : a New Model for Social Work. Kirwin Maclean Associates Ltd. S Boucher Stakeholder Voice. Pg, 143-144.


Boucher, S. Looking Through a Lens of Terribleness. (2016).


Magazine Articles

Boucher, S. (2019). Learning to Take Care of Ourselves. Social Work News, [online] Jan., pp.12–15. Available at: https://issuu.com/socialworknews/docs/swn_jan-mar_190128.


Boucher, S. (2017). The Argument for self-care. [online] Communities - The Law Society. Available at: https://communities.lawsociety.org.uk/law-management-features/the-argument-for-self-care/5061834.article [Accessed 19 Feb. 2020].


Boucher, S. (2017). Self Care in a Tea Cup. [online] Counsellors Café Mag. Available at: https://www.thecounsellorscafe.co.uk/single-post/2017/08/15/Self-Care-in-a-Tea-Cup [Accessed 19 Feb. 2020].


Boucher, S. (2016). Self-Care 80’s Pop Music Style. [online] Counsellors Café Mag. Available at: https://www.thecounsellorscafe.co.uk/single-post/2016/12/01/Self-Care-80%E2%80%99s-Pop-Music-Style [Accessed 19 Feb. 2020].


Boucher, S. (2016). The Irony of Self-Care. Counsellors Cafe. [online] 1 Nov. Available at: https://www.thecounsellorscafe.co.uk/single-post/2016/11/01/The-Irony-of-Self-Care.


Boucher, S. (2016). What is Selfcare all about - I would suggest we keep it simple! [online] Counsellors Café Mag. Available at: https://www.thecounsellorscafe.co.uk/single-post/2017/04/05/What-is-Selfcare-all-about---I-would-suggest-we-keep-it-simple [Accessed 19 Feb. 2020].



Boucher, S. (2018) 'What is Professional Trauma and Fatigue?'  www.selfcarepsychology.com 7 December.

Available at:https://www.selfcarepsychology.com/single-post/2018/12/07/What-is-Professional-Trauma-and-Fatigue