Mental Health Awareness

Mental health is important, and we understand working in the legal sector can be extremely demanding. That’s why we have launched this page, dedicated to mental health awareness and support for legal professionals.

Below you will find blogs, organisations, resources and contact details to provide comprehensive mental health support for you and your colleagues.

Mental Health Awareness

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LawCare

LawCare is the mental health charity for the legal sector

Lawcare’s free and confidential helpline provides emotional support and is open 9am to 5pm every weekday (except bank holidays).

They also offer training, resources and research that promotes positive change in the culture and practices of legal workplaces.

Contact their free, confidential, emotional support service for the legal sector: 0800 279 6888 / support@lawcare.org.uk

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Dr Catherine Sykes

Dr. Sykes has expertise in a diverse range of psychological approaches, including Leadership Psychology, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and Somatic Psychology. More recently, she draws upon interpersonal neurobiology to inform her practice. She has actively contributed to research, peer reviews, and media interviews, further solidifying her reputation as a thought leader in the field.

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What are the leading causes and challenges of burnout among lawyers, and how do they differ from other high-stress professions?

Lawyers often find themselves navigating high-pressure environments, juggling demanding workloads, and striving for perfection in their profession. However, these challenges come at a cost, with burnout emerging as a prevalent issue in the legal field. From the competitive nature of law school to the long, unsociable working hours and the common traits among lawyers, various factors contribute to the heightened risk of burnout in this profession.

How to deal with stress at work in the legal sector

It’s easy to forget sometimes, but there really is nothing normal or inevitable about constant pressure, unrealistic expectations or feeling overwhelmed, yet these seem to be ever-present elements of the day-to-day of a lawyer. To help you manage workplace stress, we take a closer look at some of the practical steps you can implement to take back control of your workload and safeguard your wellbeing.

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Message from the Founder, Brett Shaw

At Chronicle Law, we believe a healthy mind is essential both professionally and personally.

We aim to take the effort out of learning by providing busy professionals with informative, accurate content all in one place.

Our team understands that mental health is not a one-size-fits-all journey, and we’re dedicated to promoting open conversations and providing a safe space for you to learn and grow.

Battling mental health issues is something that many of us face on a day-to-day basis, and having the best resources to get help when needed is vital. It’s something I’m heavily passionate about, having gone through struggles with my own mental health. 

Community is key, and Chronicle Law is here to unlock the opportunity for anyone who is battling mental health issues to be able to get help and advice when it’s needed the most.

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Contact their free, confidential, emotional support service for the legal sector: 0800 279 6888 / support@lawcare.org.uk