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Managing Difficult Emotions in the Legal Workplace [Webinar]

This article is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be used in place of professional advice, treatment, or care in any way. Lawyers, law students, judges, and other legal professionals in Massachusetts can find more on scheduling a Free & Confidential appointment with a licensed clinician here.

Get strategies to handle the often overwhelming emotions we experience in our workplace from Dr. Tracey Meyers in this 30-minute installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.

 

Difficult emotions pile on us from so many angles in the legal profession with unrealistic client demands, often poorly trained supervisors, isolation, financial pressures, and more – all in the context of an adversarial system with gaping holes in access to justice.

With so many practical challenges, we need to prioritize our emotional well-being. This webinar is designed to give you actionable takeaways you can apply to your everyday life. We’ll cover:

  1. Emotion Regulation: What it is and how to harness it to manage difficult emotions more effectively.
  2. The Stress Response in the Body: Understanding how our emotions can create a sense of “dis-ease” in the body.
  3. Improving Interpersonal Communication: Utilizing mindfulness strategies to improve emotions in our relationships.

 

Over 20 minutes of Q&A from the live program are included in the recording.

DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION SLIDES HERE.

 

 

 

ABOUT THE EXPERT

Dr. Tracey Meyers Psy.D. LCL MA Staff Clinician bio photoDr. Tracey Meyers, Psy.D. joined LCL in August of 2020 following her work for the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services where she spent over 15 years working as a clinical neuropsychologist and most recently as the director of behavioral intervention services for inpatient services. Tracey has a strong commitment to integrative medicine for mental health and wellness and leads mindfulness and yoga programs for groups, individuals, and professionals in the work place. Tracey is a licensed clinical psychologist in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York. In addition, she is an advanced yoga teacher, certified C-IAYT yoga therapist, MBSR, Breath-Body-Mind, and iRest teacher.  Tracey has authored several publications including articles and book chapters around integrative medicine, positive behavioral support treatment for different mental health conditions, and developing collaborative relationships in healthcare settings.

 

 

   Free & Confidential Consultations:

Lawyers, law students, and judges in Massachusetts can discuss concerns with a licensed therapist, law practice advisor, or both. Find more on scheduling here.

 

CATEGORIES: Anxiety | Career & Practice Concerns | Relationships | Well-Being
TAGS: fear | mindfulness & meditation | mindset | perfectionism

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