Are you a lawyer, judge, or law student, dealing with depression, anxiety, burnout or extreme stress, who, despite your best efforts, can’t figure out how to make your life work?

If so, you’ve come to the right place!

 

Are you a lawyer, judge, or law student, dealing with depression, anxiety, burnout or extreme stress, who, despite your best efforts, can’t figure out how to make your life work?

If so, you’ve come to the right place!

 

Tame Stress and Worry. Transform Your Life.

Dr. Wood helps attorneys dealing with depression, anxiety, burnout and extreme stress become laser focused on the steps and strategies needed to build your sustainable life, so you can experience well-being, joy, and a rewarding career.

“To be a good lawyer, one has to be a healthy lawyer.”

Bree Buchanan, Esq. James C. Coyle, Esq.

Co-chairs of the national and state task force on lawyer well-being

You are not alone. According to recent studies, over 1 in 3 attorneys are struggling.

In 2016 the American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation conducted a study that included nearly 13,000 currently practicing lawyers. In addition to the results outlined below, the study also found that lawyers struggled with many other difficulties, including social alienation, work addiction, sleep deprivation, job dissatisfaction, and thoughts of suicide.

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Depression

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Anxiety

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Stress

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Identify as Problem Drinkers

“Lawyers, judges and law students are faced with an increasingly competitive and stressful profession. Studies show that substance use, addiction and mental disorders, including depression and thoughts of suicide—often unrecognized—are at shockingly high rates. As a consequence the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-being, under the aegis of CoLAP (the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance programs) has been formed to promote nationwide awareness, recognition and treatment. This Task Force deserves the strong support of every lawyer and bar association.”

David R Brink

Past President, American Bar Association

Are You Experiencing Burnout?

Burnout is rampant in our culture. According to Harvard Business Review, 50% of people across professions are burned out and the number continues to rise. Burnout keeps us from functioning effectively at work, home, and at play. Because it sneaks up on us, it can be hard to identify, and is often mistaken for clinical depression. Burnout is toxic, and life-threatening. Take Dr. Wood’s Burnout Assessment to see if you are suffering from burnout and learn what you can do to feel better.

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