Episodes
In this episode, Sara Carnegie talks with former Old Bailey Judge, Graham Boal QC, whose recently published book, ‘A Drink at the Bar’ details his struggles with depression and alcoholism. During their conversation, he talks about the ups and downs of a career at the bar, his sense of ‘imposter syndrome’, followed by his experiences as a judge which he loved, finally finding his comfort zone and overcoming his demons. He is now retired, and while he looks back on his career with real...
Published 08/04/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Consultant lawyer, Tinashe Tandayi, as they discuss the role of a mental health lawyer, how COVID-19 has affected the job and the complexities of the same. You’ll also learn what Tinashe’s dream job would be.
Published 07/31/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with the CEO of Dudley MIND, Sandra Vaughan, as they discuss the origins of MIND and the work MIND does. You’ll also learn what Sandra’s dream job would be.
Published 07/28/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Himanshu, as they discuss his role as a psychiatrist, why he became one, the complexities of the job and the success stories. You’ll also learn what Himanshu’s dream job is.
Published 07/24/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Dr Sasha, as they discuss her role as a child and adolescent psychiatrist and the complexities of the role. You’ll also learn what Sasha’s dream job is.
Published 07/21/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Samantha Tavender, as they discuss the US insurance system and the difference between the UK & USA mental health systems. You’ll also learn what Samantha’s dream job is.
Published 07/17/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Jennifer Mazur, as they discuss the reasons she is passionate about mental health, discuss her lived experiences, difficulties getting into the mental health in Sweden, how mental health perceived in Sweden and what we can do to tackle the stigma and normalise the conversation. You’ll also learn who Jennifer would like to play her in her own movie.
Published 07/14/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Kayce Gregory, who has worked both within Canadian and English mental health systems. You’ll also learn what Kayce’s dream job would be. It is an eye opening episode.
Published 07/10/21
In today’s episode Steve Lawlor sits down with Zoë Fortune, who is passionate about creating change in mental health. She is the founding CEO of the City Mental Health Alliance in Hong Kong. Established in 2017, the CMHA HK works with large corporations to raise awareness on mental health and create mentally healthy workplaces. They discuss the work that is done by CMHA, mental health within the corporate workplace & how we can improve the awareness around this. They also discuss the...
Published 07/07/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Enoch Li (Managing Director at Bearapy - Wellbeing at Work China / Executive Committee of Global Mental Health Peer Network) & Laura Baldis (Business Growth & Expansion, Bearapy - Wellbeing at Work China). They discuss how mental health is perceived in China, how we can tackle the stigma & normalise the conversation & what Enoch’s company, Bearapy offer & provide to businesses. You’ll also learn who they would love to play...
Published 07/03/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Claire Parsons as they discuss mental health within the legal profession & meditation. They discuss key tips for mental well-being, tips for people struggling with their mental health and what can be done to tackle the stigma. You’ll also learn what Claire’s dream job is !
Published 06/30/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Dainius PŪRAS, as they discuss about his previous role as UN special rapporteur and about his insights relating to challenges and opportunities regarding mental health on a global scale. It is a fascinating and insightful episode which I can guarantee will provide you with more questions than answers !
Published 06/28/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Saba Shakir, as they discuss her lived experiences, mental health and how compassion is key in reducing the stigma of mental health and normalising the conversation. You’ll also learn who Saba would love to play her in her own movie !
Published 06/26/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Abdulmalik Olaosebikan as they discuss the current issues within Nigeria and the way forward in normalising the conversation around mental health and reducing the stigma. You’ll also learn who Abdulmalik would love to have a conversation with !
Published 06/23/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Rana Ashkar, as they discuss how mental health is perceived within Lebanon and what can be done to tackle the stigma. You’ll also learn who Rana would love to play her in her own movie !
Published 06/21/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Solita Roberts, as we discuss her perspective on mental health issues within the USA. It’s a very insightful & informative episode. You’ll also learn who Solita would love to play her in her own movie AND who she would love to have a conversation with !
Published 06/19/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Doug Brown to bust myths about high achieving lawyers and mental health and what you can do to help yourself and your colleagues prevent burnout. The fun question is a cracker too !
Published 06/19/21
In part 2 of our mini series with Liron David, we discuss the great work ENOSH do with families of people suffering with a mental illness. You’ll also learn who Liron would love to play her in a movie !
Published 06/16/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with the president of Travelling Mind, Tara Donnino, who is also a licensed Mental Health Counsellor. We discuss her role and unique perspective on working in different roles relating to mental health, why she set up travelling mind and how we can tackle the stigma to normalise the conversation. You’ll also learn who she would love to play her in her own movie !
Published 06/16/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Lijeh Perez, as we discuss his thoughts on the Mental Health Act reform, which was announced earlier this year. It’s a very insightful and informative discussion on the topic.
Published 06/14/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Surpreet Patheja, as they discuss mental health within India and start a conversation around the topic of mental health & how we can reduce the stigma and normalise the conversation. The fun question is a cracker too !
Published 06/12/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Rachida Djellab, as they discuss mental health within the workplace & how mental health is perceived in Algeria. The fun question is a cracker too !
Published 06/09/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with consultant psychiatrist, Dr Waheed, as we discuss his role as a consultant psychiatrist, the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist and you’ll also learn what his dream job would be, if he weren’t a psychiatrist.
Published 06/07/21
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Dr Ravindran as they discuss trauma focused psychiatric work and the importance of it, which is a huge passion of Manoj’s.
Published 06/07/21
Alena Kahle sits down with the founder of Legal Wolf, Steve Lawlor, as he discusses about his lived experience, the origins of Legal Wolf, the work that Lawlor’s Law Limited does and the fun question is a GEM !
Published 06/05/21