At best, encouragement to take time off or practice self-care, without addressing the workload, can demonstrate a lack of understanding or feel placatory. At worst, support can feel insincere—more about ticking the boxes than derived from a position of genuinely caring for the supporters.
As a manager or team leader trying to support your people, you will compound the problem unless you can use respect and empathy. Fiona Leadbeater – Volunteer Kinglake Ranges
The feeling that HR are saying you must go to supervision to avoid a stress claim says you're not worried about me you're worried about your organisation. This becomes another organisational obligation rather than support. Insincere feeling support becomes another stressor. Dr Rob Gordon - Consultant psychologist in emergency recovery