Today's Family Lawyer Podcast

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 – Podcast Special

In the specially recorded podcast, the Today’s Family Lawyer podcast joins forces with its sister podcasts from the Today’s Conveyancer and Today’s Wills and Probate online news publications to discuss the topic of mental health and wellbeing ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week, from 13th May 2024.

Podcast host David Opie welcomes Rayden Solicitors’ Legal Director Marc Etherington, alongside Michael Culver (Culver Law) and Laura Burkinshaw (Convey Law) to discuss the mental health and wellbeing of those working across family law, private client, and residential conveyancing. The three guests identify some shared, and unique, challenges they face in their own roles, and discuss their own experiences of dealing with their mental health and wellbeing.

What is clear from the discussion is that legal services is taking mental health and wellbeing much more seriously than it ever has; with firms taking a more proactive approach to support for staff.

The podcast moves on to explore a range of skills and tools we can employ in our own mental health and wellbeing journeys to cope with the stresses and strains of modern legal life; with some fantastic ideas shared to help people exercise their bodies and minds, cope and deal with their roles, and get into what is described as their “flow state”; the experience of being so absorbed by an engaging, enjoyable task that your attention is completely held by it.

The podcast is being published as part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 and is available across the Today’s Media podcast platforms on Apple, Spotify and wherever you get your podcasts from; and on, and

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