Ep 42: The State of Mental Health in the Legal Profession

Written by Lisa Pansini

May 29, 2018

On this week’s episode of the 10 Minute Law Firm Podcast, host Nefra MacDonald returns to speak with not one, but two very special guests: Heidi S. Alexander, Esq. and Dr. Shawn Healy. Heidi and Shawn are both published authors and thought leaders in the area of mental well-being for lawyers. Heidi is the Deputy Director for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL) in Boston. Dr. Healy is a clinical psychologist on staff with LCL and regularly presents and publishes on all manners of health topics relevant to the legal community.

Hear as Nefra, Heidi and Dr. Healy discuss the current movement for attorney well-being, why attorneys are so stressed, and what is being done to combat the stigma of dealing with mental health in the legal industry. You won’t want to miss this timely episode!

Want to hear more from Heidi and Dr. Healy? They’ll be co-presenting at this summer’s Legal Wellness Retreat! Learn more here.