I speak to organisations about my own experience of poor mental health, in hope it might help others avoid the worst of what I went through.
It turns out that some want me to address the subject more obliquely – without going into my own experience. And I love that too.
Standing room only
At Mishcon de Reya, in central London, there weren’t enough seats for all the lawyers and support staff.
Avoid the worst – a workshop with laughter
In which lawyers learned strategies to avoid burn-out, and I found it unnecessary to go into great detail about my own mental health crisis.
A playful approach to work-life balance
A workshop that was full of laughter, for 40 lawyers at the London HQ of Google.
Mental Health Awareness Week
Remarkable how one person’s story can seem to resonate with so many. Thank you Macfarlanes for asking me in, and looking after me so well.
A middle-aged straight white man talks about mental health
‘High Flyer to Rock Bottom’
How do you get 250 busy people at a top commercial law firm (Slaughter and May) to attend a lunchtime talk on mental health?
Advertise it like this: “From High Flyer to Rock Bottom”
You can read testimonials from organisers and participants, HERE. If you work at a law firm, see THIS.