Tyger Latham, Ph.D., a psychologist in Washington, D.C., writes here about his experiences treating lawyers with depression and how lawyers can heal from it. Read the Story.
Great piece about lawyer Keith Anderson’s journey through depression. Read the Story.
This piece reports that only one-half of all law students graduate with a full-time permanent job requiring passage of the bar exam. Tough news for young lawyers that are already prone to depression – about double the rate of the general population. Find out what to do about it. Read the Story.
Lawyer coach Dave Sheardon writes that there’s pretty compelling evidence that beyond a fairly modest base pay, money makes little difference how happy lawyers truly are. In this article, he talks about what it means for lawyers to thrive. Read the Story.
This article tells the story of a partner from a Biglaw law firm who chucked it all and resigned to live a more balanced life with his family. Read The Story
In this article from The ABA Journal, the author explores what a law professor and foundation to help law students and lawyers with depression are doing to break the stigma of discussing depression openly. Read The Story
This article from The Wall Street Journal explores why lawyers are 3.6 times more likely to suffer from depression than the general population. Read The Story
Martin E. P. Seligman, a psychologist and proponent of “positive psychology,” observes that lawyers experience depression at rates that are 3.6 times as high as that of other employed people. Read The Story