Welcome to episode 3 of The Legal Mindset Corner, a podcast hosted by Cynthia Sharp and Becky Howlett! For this conversation, Cynthia and Becky are joined by Sara R. Ellis, a mental health professional and former litigator.
This episode was recorded in front of a live virtual audience at Answering Legal’s 2023 Law Firm Summer Reboot Camp. Topics of discussion include why lawyers are especially susceptible to perfectionism, reaching your goals gradually, destigmatizing mental health issues in the legal world and much more!
About our guest:
Sara has completed her Master of Science in Social Work with a concentration in Clinical Practice and certificate in Trauma Treatment. She aims to provide therapy to lawyers and other professionals in careers where mental health challenges are often ignored, stigmatized, and left untreated. In September 2022, she joined the executive committee and board of directors for the Lawyers Depression Project, a not-for-profit that provides a confidential online peer-to-peer support group for members of the legal profession.
About the show:
Many attorneys feel chronic stress, anxiety and pressure throughout their daily professional lives. If that sounds like you – it’s time to take a deep breath and join us at The Legal Mindset Corner – a podcast dedicated to tackling the unique challenges faced by lawyers in today’s fast-paced world. Join Rebecca Howlett and Cynthia Sharp, our attorney co-hosts as they explore a range of topics that impact lawyer well-being, including mindfulness, work-life integration, digital communication, resilience, healthy communication, and more. Whether you’re a seasoned lawyer or just starting out in your career, this podcast is a must-listen for anyone looking to reduce stress, anxiety, and burnout while enhancing their professional and personal life. So don’t wait any longer – tune in to the “The Legal Mindset Corner” today and take the first step towards a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling career in law.
Cynthia and Becky are also co-founders of The Legal Burnout Solution, an online community dedicated to lawyer wellness. Visit their website here!
The Legal Mindset Corner is a part of the Answering Legal podcast network. This podcast is produced and edited by Joe Galotti. You can reach Joe via email at [email protected].