U.S. Legal Support

September 15th, 2021
9:00 AM PDT

*1.0 CLE credit hour pending approval in California, Illinois, New York and Pennsylvania
*1.0 CLE credit hour is approved in Illinois, Florida and Texas

While a rewarding career, the demanding nature of practicing law can be exhausting and stressful, oftentimes leading to periods of anxiety and depression for many professionals. Over the last year and half, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated these feelings by further blurring the already thin line of work-life balance. According to ALM’s 2021 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Survey, 70% of respondents indicated that the pandemic has had a negative effect on their mental health, indicating the expectation of 24/7 availability created by the new remote work environment has led to increased feelings of burnout.

How can you prevent and mitigate burnout? Find out in this webinar led by lawyer-turned-psychotherapist, Chelsy Castro, JD, MA, AM, LCSW. She'll share practical information and helpful tips, including:

  • How to identify your own burnout cycle with symptoms and behavioral examples
  • Tips to recognize symptoms of anxiety and depression, including real-world examples
  • The ways in which stress impacts the brain
  • Ethical implications of unmanaged burnout, anxiety, and/or depression
  • Tools and techniques to prevent and mitigate burnout and the increased likelihood of anxiety and depression

Meet the Presenter

Chelsy Castro

Chelsy Castro, JD, MA, AM, LCSW

CEO and Founder
Castro Jacobs Psychotherapy and Consulting (CJPC)

Chelsy Castro is CEO and Founder of Castro Jacobs Psychotherapy and Consulting (CJPC), a firm specializing in lawyer well-being. An attorney-turned-psychotherapist and career strategist, Chelsy counsels individuals and the organizations they work for on how to achieve their goals in healthy and productive ways. Chelsy’s publications and trainings focus on science-based skills and strategies for improving performance and increasing well-being in high-pressure professions. After practicing law as a multilingual attorney in the field of international regulatory compliance, Chelsy later earned her clinical degree at the University of Chicago and shifted her focus to lawyer well-being. Prior to launching CJPC, Chelsy designed, developed, and managed clinical programs for the legal profession, and provided evidence-based psychotherapy and training for lawyers, judges, and law students.

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