My study examines the lawyer persona, perhaps developed during law school, that is associated with various physical and mental health risks. If these health risks do exist, how may they be reduced within the existing educational and professional legal systems?
Attorneys may very well be our canary in a cole mine. Attorneys play a vital role in our society. So many of our conflicts are played out with the assistance of attorneys. In fact, attorneys also represent, in sheer numbers, quite a significant proportion of our society (roughly 1.3 million in the U.S.). The significance […]
Psychotherapist Psychotherapist is just a general term that describes anyone who provides “talking therapy.” Licensure is not required for a person to call himself or herself a “psychotherapist.” NOTE: Unfortunately, a person’s degree does not, alone, reveal whether that person is an effective psychotherapist. There are effective and ineffective providers in each of the categories […]
What is Anxiety? Anxiety is a common reason for seeking psychotherapy. A person’s anxiety may be so severe that he/she cannot function, or he/she may function very well despite excessive nervousness and distractibility. Anxiety disorders are uncomfortable and yet they often respond very well to effective, active psychotherapies that incorporate cognitive-behavioral methods. Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder […]