Erasing the Stigma

Erasing the Stigma

Erasing the Stigma: Conversations about Mental Health in the Legal Profession is hosted by Mark Yacano who engages in thought-provoking dialogue with a diverse group legal, mental health and wellness experts discussing the state of mental health and well-being in the profession and exploring the opportunities that exist to destigmatize the challenges and build awareness.

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April 26, 2021 43 min
After a year of remote work and isolation, law firm lawyers are feeling the effects of COVID. In this episode of Erasing the Stigma, Mark Yacano sits down with Dr. Rachel Fry to discuss the impact of COVID on lawyers looking at how junior associates have struggled to transition into practice and older associates have experienced extreme burn out. She shares her observations and encourages lawyers to get passed the stigma and seek h...
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In order for your lawyers and professionals to thrive, they need to be in an environment where they are comfortable and receptive to constructive feedback. In this episode of Erasing the Stigma, Sheila Murphy, CEO of Focus Forward Consulting, explains to Mark Yacano the importance of cultivating your culture and then identifying the skills within each of your employees that will allow them to contribute the best to your firm or tea...
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February 22, 2021 42 min
Brad Baum, venture capitalist with Lightbank, knows a good idea when he hears it, which is why he believes in the development and distribution of technology that supports mental health and access to its services. In this episode of Erasing the Stigma, Brad and Mark Yacano talk about various technological tools available to clinicians and their clients and how the digitization of therapy has lowered the barrier to access—and hopeful...
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December 21, 2020 44 min
Mark Goldstein accepted his depression and set out to feel like himself again, taking a leave of absence from the law. When he returned, he shared his story in The American Lawyer and now he shares his story with Mark Yacano in this episode of Erasing the Stigma. Listen in as Mark G. discusses the reactions he received and why he advocates for mental health awareness and normalization in the law and society.
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November 23, 2020 47 min
Everyone comes to a place in their life and career where they may feel stuck and unsure of how to get out of their rut. In this episode of Erasing the Stigma with Mark Yacano, Madelaine Weiss, clinical social worker and executive, career and life coach, shares real-life examples of how people, particularly lawyers, have made positive transformations in their lives and found sustainable happiness using her G.R.E.A.T. strategy.
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October 22, 2020 50 min
Creating a healthy work environment starts with the tone set by leadership. In this episode of Erasing the Stigma, Misti Burmeister, author and executive coach, discusses with Mark Yacano the importance of leaning in, listening and asking questions to connect commonalities. Using her personal experiences, Misti explains how we all need to get in touch with the emotional and accept that vulnerability in order to truly understand you...
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September 28, 2020 31 min
Managing—and maintaining—your physical and mental health is an ongoing challenge for many people. Kelsey Heenan, co-founder of HIIT Burn and The Daily Kelsey, explores the mind-body connection needed to find happiness and embrace your body image in this episode of Erasing the Stigma. As she chats with host Mark Yacano, she talks about finding confidence in the clothes you wear, not measuring success by a number on the scale, and ta...
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August 5, 2020 36 min
Issues of mental health in the legal profession have been a hot topic for ALM Media. Gina Passarella, editor-in-chief, speaks with Mark Yacano about the results of the yearlong Minds Over Matters project and the impact of COVID-19 on the lawyers with whom she’s recently spoken.
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July 23, 2020 46 min
In this episode of Erasing the Stigma, Mark Yacano chats with Robin Belleau, director of well-being at Kirkland & Ellis, about Kirkland’s commitment to well-being, its unique program and Robin’s role in supporting the attorneys and staff within the firm.
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July 10, 2020 42 min
In this episode of Erasing the Stigma, Mark Yacano chats with Michael Kahn, co-founder of ReelTime CLE and former lawyer, about the grieving process as it relates to the unprecedented times we’re living in.
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In this episode of Erasing the Stigma, Mark Yacano chats with Mark Schubert, managing director of Guide+Thrive—powered by BHS. They discuss how organizations and law firms can support their lawyers through the right mix of wellness programming and individualized support.
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May 19, 2020 44 min
In this episode of Erasing the Stigma, Lora Cheadle, former attorney, life choreographer, and author, shares the story of her internal struggle between embracing her authentic self and conforming to society’s restrictions and how that led her on a journey to self-discovery and acceptance. As she speaks with Mark Yacano, Lora encourages women, in particular, to discover what they love and embrace movement.
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In this episode of Erasing the Stigma, Taylor Welsh, CEO of Walker Tracker, chats with Mark Yacano about structuring fitness into your day at home. She explores creative tools you can use when you lack equipment and resources available on the Internet to keep you physically and mentally healthy.
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April 21, 2020 50 min
In this episode of Erasing the Stigma, Chris Parsons, Chairman of Herbert Smith Freehills’ India practice, tells Mark Yacano his story of depression, addiction, and alcoholism. He talks about how his upbringing impacted his mental health and how telling his story has helped his colleagues in the legal profession face their mental health demons.
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April 6, 2020 44 min
Denise Gaskin, president of RavenWork Inc., shares with Mark Yacano advice for lawyers to help them create a new routine, build stronger relationships with their teams and clients, and manage the emotional roller coaster associated with uncertainty.
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Cloud Schnoebelen and Casey Feldman discuss hiring interim talent to support your legal team’s needs, handle short-term projects and address headcount in times of uncertainty.
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In her conversation with Andrea Bricca, Barrett Avigdor offers advice on how to show leadership when the GC is occupied with managing the crisis at hand.
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Eliza Stoker shares with Andrea Bricca the challenges of managing a remote team and provides advice for building relationships and finding a balance.
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Kristina Hill, HR manager with McCourt Global, speaks with Casey Feldman about onboarding remote employees and provides advice on how to set up a new hire to do their best work from wherever they are.
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In this conversation with Casey Feldman, Edina Beasley shares how many of her clients have handled the hiring process including performing video interviews and making offers sight unseen.
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