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Legal Wolf

By Steve Lawlor
Discussing all things Mental Health, with interviews from professionals within the sector discussing their jobs, complexities and background and why they wanted to specialise in Mental Health.

The podcast will also discuss the stigma of Mental Health around the world, and what’s being done to challenge it.
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Yoga, breathwork & Mental health - with Aasaavari Soni
We all know the given benefits of physical exercises and the inevitable nature of breathing, but how profoundly does breathing consciously and daily movement help us with happiness and well being? In todays episode Aasaavari and Priyanka, discuss their personal journeys, benefits of physical exercises and even this there is no right or wrong way to breathe, there is definitely one for everyone to feel better!
58:06
November 17, 2021
Sales & Mental Health - with Matthew Provins & Ryan Zadrazil
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Matthew Provins and Ryan Zadrazil, as they discuss the sales world and the impact of mental health, along with their new venture, Pause. View there website here - www.dialpause.com
38:04
November 10, 2021
The pressing need for structural and cultural change within law firms - with Saksham Malik
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Saksham Malik, as they discuss what cultural and structural change is required to improve mental-wellbeing within the legal profession in India.
35:57
November 03, 2021
Building Psychological fitness: How high performers achieve with ease - with Dr Karen Doll
Dr. Karen Doll chats with Wendy Lynn Decker about her new book, Building Psychological Fitness: How High Performers Achieve With Ease. This important is book is geared toward helping high-achieving professionals succeed and be at their best, without unnecessary distress and overwhelm. Readers will learn how to care for their mental health, feel less stressed, and be optimally effective. Readers will find detailed information regarding evidence-based practices to foster well-being and resilience.
32:33
October 30, 2021
Women in litigation - mental health and career - with Sanchita Ain
India's litigation ratio has reflects a huge gender gap across all courts in the country, the average representation being approximately 25%. These numbers are due to various factors one of them being lack of emotional support from family and society. In today's podcast Priyanka and Sanchita discuss how women can empower themselves in litigation field and support their own mental wellbeing.
46:31
October 27, 2021
Inside a mental health advocate’s life - with Lethabo MB Manaka
Taonesesa has a great conversation with Lethabo, a black, powerful woman with a great white collar job, a Mom and mental health advocate. Venturing into her life beliefs and how she navigates mental health advocacy not only for herself but her workspace, family and others.
34:10
October 23, 2021
When it comes to mental health, we are ALL better coaches than players - with Chris Osborn
Over the past dozen or so years, Chris Osborn has found a home at the intersection of behavioral psychology, law practice, and legal education. Whether designing and facilitating a seminar with ReelTime Creative Learning Experiences, teaching at a law school, co-hosting the Thriving Lawyers Podcast, or reinventing himself mid-career as a collaborative family lawyer, Chris lights up with any opportunity to apply insight and tools from the behavioral & social sciences to the practice of law. At the center of it all is an unyielding passion to encourage his colleagues to not only thrive in their practices, but make them more human, humane, productive, enjoyable, and sustainable. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Chris’ own journey of becoming more aware of his own blend of challenges, gifts, passions, skills, and stumbling blocks informs much of his work. Tune in for this lively & honest conversation with guest host Krista Lynn ________ and we believe you’ll be encouraged, challenged, and energized too!
57:53
October 20, 2021
Guide to forgiveness, for others and self - with Shagun Kaushal
Forgiveness is divine, we grow up hearing and reading this everywhere. Our conditioning has instilled in us that if we forgive we will be doing an act of sacrifice. However with new concepts like self parenting, inner child healing and mental wellbeing emerging, today conversations around Forgiveness are not about performing sacred sacrifices it's taking a selfish step of choosing peace and love. In today's episode Shagun and Priyanka discuss what is Forgiveness, how to forgive others and self and most importantly how to decide to walk away or hold on.
58:05
October 16, 2021
About mental health and Nicola - with Nicola Turschwell
In today’s episode, Habiba Samir sits down with Nicola Turschwell and they discuss about mental health, the importance of Art & about Nicola herself.
22:03
October 13, 2021
Virtual Reality: The new era of mental health and well-being - with Paola Araiza-Alba
On today’s episode Co-Host Saba Shakir sits down with the remarkable Paola Araiza-Alba to discuss revolutionary technology designed for mental health. Diving deep into the phenomenal world of virtual reality, Paola discusses her cause and other initiatives to ensure well-being tools are easily accessible to everyone. Link to the companies and projects discussed in today’s episode are listed below. Liminal VR: https://liminalvr.com/ Worksafe Victoria: https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/ Youth Affairs Council Victoria: https://www.yacvic.org.au/ COVID Feel Good: https://www.covidfeelgood.com/
16:50
October 09, 2021
Brains in pain don’t learn - GLOBAL EVENT
In this episode, a panel of mental health advocates discuss the impact mental health is having on the youth of today.
01:09:16
October 06, 2021
Wellness for wealth: simple strategies to up your game - with Carl Ficks
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Carl Ficks as they discuss some sobering statistics from The American Lawyer Magazine 2021 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Survey, the generally accepted (and scientifically backed) principle that physical activity has long been known to reduce depression and anxiety, how there are so many things out of a lawyer's control but one thing WITHIN a lawyer's control is fitness. They also discuss how fitness can provide an escape from the 24/7 world lawyers live in, allowing you to be more resourceful and resilient; how morning exercise helps and that if our health sidelines us then we cannot be IN SERVICE to anyone. Carl also tells a funny story about his trial advocacy professor who brought the stuffed toad to class every week. Listen further for the funny story and the insightful tips Carl gives. Carl’s website is www.carlficks.com and feel free to check it out for his services.
42:04
October 02, 2021
Impact of the semi colon tattoo project - with Priyanka Saraswat
In this episode, Priyanka Cholera and Priyanka Saraswat discuss about semi colon tattoo. An art moment that started few years ago with a single person's expression of grief and turned into a mental health awareness movement worldwide. In this episode, Priyanka and Priyanka discuss the significance of the tattoo, how it often is misrepresented and their personal takes on the semi-colon.
01:10:38
September 29, 2021
Meeting the daily needs of mentally ill patients - with Mike Malfitano
Michael Malfitano works as a mental health technician for a Carrier Clinic, a private non-profit facility in the Northereast of the U.S. It is responsible for treating all types of mental health diagnosis for those of all ages. He explains that in his position he is expected to meet the daily needs of the patients. He also mentions that he is one of the first staff members a patient meets and most often, it is the worst day of their life. Michael talks about how educating socieity on mental health is the first step in breaking the stigma and how meaningful it is for him to be a part of that process.
32:25
September 29, 2021
Overcoming stigma of Bipolar disorder - with Islin Munisteri
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Islin Munisteri, as they discuss overcoming the stigma of Bipolar disorder, how mental health is perceived within the USA, Islin’s personal journey and who she would would love to play her in a film !
30:16
September 25, 2021
When Fiction Meets Truth - Owning Your Story - with Wendy Lynn Decker
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with fellow co-host, Wendy Lynn Decker, as they discuss her childhood, published book, mental health within her state 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.
42:46
September 18, 2021
Mental health in Ghana and decriminalising attempted suicide - with David Naboare
In today’s episode, Habiba Samir sits down with David Naboare, as they discuss mental health within Ghana and decriminalising attempted suicide. It’s a must listen, and very insightful from the newly qualified Dr !
51:50
September 15, 2021
Saving our rights to change our mind - with Roger Chakhtoura
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Roger Chakhtoura as they discuss mental health within Lebanon and the world of mental health & how the stigma can be reduced to normalise the conversation.
47:60
September 15, 2021
Importance of volunteering on a persons mental health - with Pam Sarulchana and Maryem Bamou
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Pam & Maryem as they discuss the importance of volunteering on a person’s mental health. You’ll also learn who they would like to play them in a movie.
01:08:54
September 11, 2021
Body Positivity, Mental health and being a plus size woman in India - with Arminder Kaur
This episode highlights the significance of body positivity in the burgeoning era of social media and its widespread impact on mental health. Priyanka and Arminder also cover various aspects of toxic body positivity and unrealistic beauty standards propelled by capitalism and consumerism. They speak about identifying, assessing and countering cyberhate and sexual objectification towards women and effective intervention methods. They also emphasize upcoming developments in the retail and fashion industry for promoting inclusivity and embracing industry created ‘imperfections’.
01:41:08
September 08, 2021
Strong men seek help - with Mat Hargett
In this episode, mental health advocate Mat Hargett discusses how his struggle with depression led him to form an online men’s group. “Men typically stuff their feelings away and are led to believe they are weak if they show emotions.” Mat dispels that old way of thinking and provides a safe haven where members can talk openly about mental health issues without judgment or criticism. Mat has also launched the first episode of his podcast Empowering Us.
28:38
September 08, 2021
“Together we are limitless” - with Eve Mapanda
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Eve Mapanda, as they discuss the Africa Healing Foundation, the ways in which we can tackle the stigma around mental health and what her future vision of how mental health should be perceived.
40:32
September 04, 2021
Dark night of the mind: Men’s mental health discussion - with Yasmine, Mario and Sini
JCI RISE is a global initiative from JCI with the focus on the time to recover from the extremely difficult year 2020. Together, JCI Stockholm and JCI Uppsala have created "Dark Night of the Mind", a series of webinars for the JCI RISE initiative where they deep-dive into Mental Health and into how the current and past events in the world have seriously impacted it. The premise for these webinars is simple: Mental Health is approached each episode from the point of view of three people that have been impacted: a professional that works with Mental Health, a person that has been diagnosed with a mental illness, and a person that has a loved one that has been diagnosed with a mental illness. #RiseWithJCI
53:58
September 01, 2021
Mental Health within Kenya - with Claire W. kyalo
In today’s episode, Habiba Samir sits down with Claire Kyalo, as they discuss mental health literacy in schools.  Mental Health in Kenya, how people with mental health issues are perceived in their community.  The importance of "proper diagnosis" in the workspace and productivity, and on providing a safe environment in the workplace for people with mental health problems. 
24:31
August 28, 2021
Self Parenting and Inner child healing - with Arpita Agarwal
Arpita's story is one of kind about forgiveness and letting go. With years of self work and unlearning Arpita has found a new purpose, that is helping everyone to heal their inner child and forgive their past. In the following podcast, Arpita and Priyanka discuss how childhood trauma impacts the rest of your adult life, the first steps needed to navigate through it and the importance of asking for help.
01:09:53
August 25, 2021
Being a women entrepreneur in India and its mental health challenges - with Aashna Narula
At the age of 23 Aashna, started her own venture called 'Psychopedia' with minimal funds, lack of finances and huge expectations. 6 years ago what seemed like a never possible dream today caters to hundreds of students. Ashna not only persevered through expectations, built the brand and when it all seemed to be working out the pandemic hit and all operations were shut. In this podcast Priyanka and Aashna dicuss mental health challenges faced as an Indian Female Entrepreneur and how to overcome them!
01:11:22
August 25, 2021
Mental Health in South Africa - with Chantelle Booysen
In today’s episode, Habiba Samir sits down with Chantelle Booysen, and they discuss how education and media portrayal would greatly help alter how mental health is perceived globally.  Mental Health in South Africa.  How language, mental health literacy and education, media and the availability of mental health services play a role in destigmatizing mental illness.  Chantelle's personal experiences and how it motivated her to become a mental health advocate and social entrepreneur. 
34:16
August 21, 2021
Absolutely Not! : Boundaries and mental health - with Katrina Strohl
In today’s episode Wendy chats with Katrina Strohl, of the Absolutely Not! live podcast, a series dedicated to providing examples of setting personal boundaries at work and the vocabulary needed to name harm. Katrina talks about her personal issues with mental health and how her mistreatment by a previous employer inspired her to become an advocate for others in the workplace.  
35:15
August 18, 2021
The impact maternal mental illness has on kids - with Alice M. Kenny
In today's episode, co-host Wendy Lynn Decker chats with Alice M. Kenny about the effects on children who are raised by abusive mentally ill parents. Raised by a mom with bipolar, Alice explains her thought process as a child raised under these circumstances from parts of her memoir, "Crazy Was All I Ever Knew." Alice also shares how resources such as the ACE quiz developed by Harvard can help identify the resilience level of a child after such abuse and help them recover. "It never dawned on me to tell anyone about my mother's mental illness. First of all, when you're a little kid, you don't think you have any recourse..."  Alice offers information for adults and children of mentally ill parents. Don't miss this episode.  
36:57
August 18, 2021
Mental Health in Cameroon (a lived experience) - with Marie Abanga
In today’s episode, Habiba Samir sits down with Marie Abanga as they discuss Marie’s personal struggles and the journey to work in mental health. How Marie was able to build her own community and reach out to people, and how being vulnerable and "putting yourself out there" can help you get the support you need. 
36:03
August 14, 2021
Mental Health in workplaces - with Simon Makota
“Chartered accountant wanted to quit job over mental health strain” Simon is in auditing advancing his education and we discuss why he would not advise anyone to take on his career path. Simon tackles mental strain, mental labour and mental health challenges in the financial sector
42:23
August 11, 2021
Youth well-being and Mental Health: The Shadow Pandemic - with Dega Ramya Tulasi
“The student life was the most affected during the pandemic in India. The sudden shift to online education, travel restrictions and the loss of opportunities due to the global economic crises crumbled many dreams.” In this Podcast Priyanka and Ramya talk about how they personally navigated through the stay at home fatigue, managing to be productive and what kept them going through and through.
01:05:02
August 11, 2021
The purpose of Africa Healing Foundation - with Gary Mapanda
In today’s episode, Saba Shakir sits down with Gary Mapanda as they discuss Gary’s personal experiences that led him to create the Africa Healing Foundation. They also discussed how he is using Africa Healing Foundation to detach the stigma and break cultural taboos around mental health in Africa. Finally, you’ll learn what Gary’s superpower would be if he could have one !
16:52
August 07, 2021
A drink at the bar - with Graham Boal QC
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 fondness, he hopes that in writing about his difficulties, it will help others in seeking support and feeling hope.
45:54
August 04, 2021
A day in the life of a lawyer - with Tinashe Tandayi
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.
27:54
July 31, 2021
What and who are MIND ? - with Sandra Vaughan (CEO - Dudley MIND)
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.
22:34
July 28, 2021
Psychiatry within the UK - with Dr Himanshu Shekhar
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.
28:24
July 24, 2021
All things Psychiatry - with Dr Sasha Hvidsten
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.
26:39
July 21, 2021
USA and UK Mental Health systems - with Samantha Tavender
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.
58:24
July 17, 2021
Smashing the stigma through Art - with Jennifer Mazur
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.
44:25
July 14, 2021
Canada & English Mental Health Systems
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.
24:27
July 10, 2021
Reflections from Hong Kong - with Zoe Fortune
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 importance of communication in reducing the stigma and her future vision of how mental health is perceived globally. You’ll also learn what Zoë’s dream job would be too !
41:28
July 07, 2021
“We’re in this together” - with Enoch Li and Laura Baldis
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 them in a movie. A very insightful, informative & eye opening episode.
53:40
July 03, 2021
Mindfulness resources and instruction to help take your legal mind from burdened to brilliant
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 !
56:30
June 30, 2021
Global mental health - insights about challenges and opportunities - with Dainius PŪRAS
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 !
47:36
June 28, 2021
Compassion is Key - with Saba Shakir
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 !
46:54
June 26, 2021
Mental Health: current issues and way forward in Nigeria - with Abdulmalik Olaosebikan
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 !
53:40
June 23, 2021
Normalising the mental health conversation in Lebanon - with Rana Ashkar
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 !
24:28
June 21, 2021
Living In America-  An Immigrant Perspective on Mental Health Issues - with Solita Roberts
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 !
01:08:19
June 19, 2021
Busting myths about high achieving lawyers and mental health - with Doug Brown
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 !
46:55
June 19, 2021
MINI SERIES - Importance of support for families within Mental Health - with Liron David
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 !
30:37
June 16, 2021
The Travelling Mind - with Tara Donnino
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 !
44:34
June 16, 2021
Care leaver’s thoughts on Mental Health reform - with Lijeh Perez
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.
51:12
June 14, 2021
Start the conversation - Mental Health within India - with Surpreet Patheja
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 !
38:36
June 12, 2021
Mental Health within Algeria - with Rachida Djellab
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 !
54:33
June 09, 2021
Psychiatrist or Psychologist ? - with Dr Waheed
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.
55:55
June 07, 2021
Australian Psychiatry which is Trauma focused - with Dr Manoj Ravindran
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.
31:19
June 07, 2021
Mental Health and 007 - 50th episode - with Steve Lawlor
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 !
01:02:35
June 05, 2021
Mental Health in the stars - with Ksenia Kubasova
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Ksenia Kubasova to discuss the project she was part of in Thailand, “Mental Health in the stars”, fortune tellers being therapists and her lived experience. You’ll also learn what Ksenia’s dream job would be, if she weren’t being amazing at what she currently does.
45:46
June 05, 2021
Mental Health in pictures - with Dorota Chioma
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Dorota Chioma as they discuss how mental health is perceived within the UK and how art can be used in a positive light with Mental Health. You’ll also learn who Dorota would love to sit down with and have a one time conversation with.
42:55
June 02, 2021
Importance of Mental Health - with Nada Shaarawy
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Nada Shaarawy as they discuss how mental health is perceived, why it is so important and what can be done to tackle the stigma. You’ll also learn what Nada’s dream job would be.
25:46
May 31, 2021
Mental Health Law - Canadian style ! With A.J. Grant-Nicholson
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with A.J. Grant-Nicholson, who is a Canadian Mental Health Lawyer. They discuss how Mental Health Law works in Canada, the stigma of mental health within Canada and how we can normalise the conversation You’ll also learn who A.J. would love to sit down with and have a conversation with !
48:06
May 29, 2021
Mental Health within Ethiopia - with Eleni Misganaw
In today’s episode Steve Lawlor sits down with Eleni Misganaw as they discuss how mental health is perceived in Ethiopia, the great work her NGO does and how we can tackle the stigma and normalise the conversation. You’ll also learn what Eleni’s dream job would be.
37:45
May 26, 2021
What is Social Anxiety and Halle Berry !!? - with Yasmine Fröbom
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Yasmine Fröbom as they discuss how mental health is perceived in Sweden, what can be done to challenge the stigma and how Yasmine manages her social anxiety. Also, you’ll learn who Yasmine would like to play her in her own movie.
50:25
May 24, 2021
What is the GMHPN ? - with Claudia Sartor
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with the Deputy CEO of the Global Mental Health Peer Network (GMHPN) Claudia Sartor. They discuss the role of the GMHPN, how mental health is perceived in South Africa and what we can do to tackle the stigma. You’ll also learn how Taylor Swift fits into the episode 🤔
48:29
May 22, 2021
Mental Health within Thailand - with Pam Sarulchana
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Pam Sarulchana as they discuss the LGBTQ+ community, how mental health is perceived in Thailand and what can be done to normalise the conversation and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health.
46:48
May 19, 2021
Connecting the Dots - with Noemi Weis
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Director and Producer Noemi Weis, as we discuss her film, connecting the dots, related to youth mental health, the facilitators guide, Mental Health Action Day on 20th May 2021 and also the global event Steve is hosting in July 2021. You’ll also learn who Noemi would like to sit down and have ANOTHER conversation with. It’s a 💎 of an episode & a truly inspiring one too.
39:19
May 17, 2021
Mental Health within The Philippines - with Dynes
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Dynes EA, as we discuss mental health within the Philippines, how it’s perceived and how we can tackle the stigma to normalise the conversation. You’ll also learn what Dynes dream job is.
28:12
May 15, 2021
Lived experiences with Mental Health - with Wafa Saleh
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Wafa Saleh, as she discusses her lived experiences with mental health in Saudi Arabia. You’ll also learn what Wafa’s dream job would be. It’s quite an emotional rollercoaster of an episode, but also very inspiring !
30:09
May 12, 2021
MINI SERIES - Community based healthcare within Israel and Universal Healthcare - with Liron David
MINI SERIES In episode 1 of a series of episodes, Steve Lawlor sits down with Lawyer and social worker Liron David, who is also the Policy and International Relations Chief Officer for Enosh, The Israeli Mental Health Association. We discuss community based healthcare within Israel and Universal Healthcare. It gives you a real insight into the great work done by Enosh.
39:49
May 10, 2021
International Bar Association - with Sara Carnegie
In this afternoon’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Sara Carnegie, from the International Bar Association, as they discuss the survey that the IBA have undertaken in relation to mental health within the legal profession, covering all continents with phenomenal findings. You’ll also learn who Sara would love to sit down with for one night and talk to.
35:27
May 08, 2021
Mental Health work in Kenya - with Director of Mental Health at the Ministry of Health, Dr Njuguna
In this morning’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with the Director of Mental Health at the Minisstry of Health in Kenya, Dr Njuguna, as they discuss the WHO quality rights initiative and the work being done to combat the stigma. You’ll also learn who Dr Njuguna would love to sit down and have a conversation with.
32:31
May 08, 2021
What is Mental Health First Aid ? - with Gareth Beck
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Gareth Beck, as we discuss Mental Health First Aid, how mental health is perceived in New Zealand and what we can do to challenge the stigma. You’ll also learn what Gareth’s dream job would be !
50:13
May 05, 2021
Mental Health within Tanzania - with Masuma Somji
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Masuma Somji as they discuss how mental health is perceived in Tanzania & what can be done to tackle the stigma and normalise the conversation. You’ll also find out what Masuma’s dream job is.
47:52
May 03, 2021
Triple Viewpoint - with Emma Brooks
To kick off Mental Health awareness month 2021, Steve Lawlor sits down with the creator and founder of Thatsmental, Emma Brooks, as we discuss mental health within the workplace in UK, Switzerland and The Netherlands. We also discuss how we can normalise the conversation surrounding mental health and reduce the stigma. You’ll also learn what Emma’s dream job is.
28:10
May 01, 2021
Mental Health within India - with Alena Kahle and Mrinal Kanwar
In today’s episode Steve Lawlor sits down with his co-host, Alena Kahle as they talk to Indian Mental Health Lawyer Mrinal Kanwar on the Indian Mental Healthcare Act 2017, how mental health is perceived in India, Mental Health Insurance and availability for treatment and how we can reduce the stigma and normalise the conversation in India. You’ll also learn what Alena’s and Mrinal’s dream jobs are.
54:06
April 28, 2021
Mental Health within Egypt - with Karim Abobakr
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Karim Abobakr as we discuss the great work his organisation does, Mirqah, along with how mental health is perceived in Egypt and what we can do to tackle the stigma. You’ll also learn what Karim’s dream job is !
55:52
April 26, 2021
Mental Health within Italy - with Stefania Buoni
Steve Lawlor sits down with Stefania Buoni as we discuss the great work the NGO she co-founded, COMIP, does, how mental health is perceived in Italy and what we can do to reduce the stigma on a global scale. Also, you’ll find out what Stefania’s dream job is.
51:34
April 24, 2021
Mental Health within Morocco - with Maryem Bamou
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Maryem Bamou, as they discuss how mental health is perceived in Morocco, the great work her organisation does & what we can do to tackle the stigma of mental health to normalise the conversation. You’ll also learn what Maryem’s dream job is.
38:29
April 21, 2021
The difference between Mental and Physical health ? None !
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Sahar Vasquez, mental health advocate and co founder of Mind Health Connect Belize, an NGO located in Belize striving to end the stigma against mental health and let people know there is help. We discuss mental health in Belize, support available and what her future vision of mental health is. You’ll also learn which inspirational person Sahar would wish to have a conversation with for one night ! Please, visit their website 👇 www.mindhealthconnect.com
51:41
April 19, 2021
Mental Health within Saudi Arabia - with Sarah Bahbeshi
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Sarah Bahbeshi and they discuss how mental health is perceived within Saudi Arabia & how we can tackle the stigma and normalise the conversation. You’ll also learn what Sarah’s dream job is
35:44
April 17, 2021
What is the CCG ? - with Sonya McLean
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Sonya McClean, Senior Commissioning Manager for Mental Health Crisis Care for Hampshire, Southampton and Isle of Wight CCG. We discuss the work the CCG does and how it could be improved, mental health stigma and what the 1st thing Sonya would love to do once the lockdown starts to ease !
46:30
April 14, 2021
Mental Health within Fiji and the legal profession - with Kristel Whippy
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Barrister and mental health advocate, Kristel Whippy as we discuss how mental health is perceived in Fiji and the legal profession & how this can be challenged. You’ll also find out the best parts of Fiji in the segment, Kristel’s travel agency when we discuss how beautiful Fiji is and why we should go there, once travel restrictions are lifted !
01:09:58
April 12, 2021
All things SALT - with Caragh
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Caragh Allbright as we discuss the role of a Speech and Language Therapist (SALT) within the Mental Health Field, the complexities of the job and what key qualities you would need in order to become one. You’ll also find out what Caragh’s dream job is !
19:15
April 10, 2021
How Mental Health is portrayed within India - with Aasaavari Soni
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Aasaavari Soni, as we discuss how mental health is portrayed in India & how we can tackle the stigma to normalise the conversation. You’ll also find out what Aasaavari’s dream job is.
45:35
April 07, 2021
Mental Health within South Africa - with Lyr Weltsman
“Break the way we provide education and support our youths’ mental health” In this episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Lyr Weltsman and they discuss how mental health is perceived within South Africa, the brilliant work her organisation does and how we can improve mental health with the youth. You’ll also learn what Lyr’s dream job is.
40:43
April 05, 2021
Egyptian Psychiatry - with Dr Ahmed
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Dr Ahmed Elaghoury as we discuss Mental Health Laws within Egypt and England, the role of the Psychiatrist & other members of his team & also how we can tackle the stigma. You will also learn what Ahmed’s dream job would be if he weren’t a Psychiatrist. It is a fascinating episode which shows a real insight into the position in Egypt.
49:19
April 03, 2021
Mental Health and Homelessness - with Mike Hyden
In this episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Mike Hyden, as we discuss the link between mental health and homelessness and what could potentially happen if Universal Credit is not extended by the UK Government & the impact this could have on homelessness.
43:33
March 31, 2021
All things Psychology - with Dr Charlotte Caton
In this episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Dr Charlotte and they discuss the role of a forensic psychologist within mental health, how they help their patients & you’ll get to find out her dream job.
17:57
March 27, 2021
Mental Health in the Legal profession ( USA Version) - with Colin Levy
In this episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Colin Levy and they discuss mental health in the legal profession in the USA & how legal technology can help lawyers with their stress levels & how it could improve their mental health.
20:08
March 24, 2021
USA Mental Health perspective - with Ryan Zadrazil
Steve Lawlor sits down with Ryan Zadrazil to discuss the perspective on Mental Health within the USA, his lived experience of mental health and his dream job.
23:33
March 20, 2021
Mental Health in Singapore - with Bernard Ang
In today’s episode, Steve sits down with Bernard to discuss mental health within Singapore, the great work that is being done by his organisation CARA Unmask and how the stigma is being tackled.
35:59
March 17, 2021
Lived experiences with Mental Health - with Daisy Doardo
In this episode Steve Lawlor sits down with Daisy Doardo to discuss lived experiences with Mental Health, how to tackle the stigma & what her dream job is.
31:54
March 13, 2021
Mental Health within Taiwan - with Jacqueline Yeung
In this episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Jacqueline Yeung to discuss the way mental health is perceived in Taiwan, COVID-19, social media, how to tackle the stigma & Jacqueline’s dream job.
28:27
March 10, 2021
Mental Health within the Legal Profession (UK Version) - with Inez Brown and Giles Thompson
In today’s episode Steve Lawlor chats to Inez Brown and Giles Thompson about the stigma surrounding Mental Health within the legal profession in the UK.
01:08:13
March 06, 2021
Mental Health within New Zealand - with Grant Pritchard
In today’s episode, Steve Lawlor sits down with Grant Pritchard, based in New Zealand, as we discuss the stigma surrounding Mental Health, how to challenge it and the film “A Beautiful Mind”
43:48
March 03, 2021
Criminally good - with Jamie Nelson
Steve sits down to chat with Jamie about Mental Health Law, how COVID-19 has affected the way he works, mental health stigma, his dream job & much, much more.
38:44
February 27, 2021
Specialist in Borderline Personality - with Keir Harding
This episode discusses the role of an OT, why Keir specialised in helping people with a borderline personality diagnosis, his dream job and much, much more.
56:59
February 23, 2021
Purfect Combination - with Sarah Purkis
This episode is to discuss Sarah’s role within Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law and the complexities between the two, along with her dream job.
16:20
February 20, 2021
All things social work - with Mark Monaghan
Steve and Mark discuss all things social work, safeguarding and when it’s necessary to raise one and also the stigma surrounding Mental Health and how to tackle and challenge it to normalise the conversation
59:08
February 17, 2021
Alena Kahle - Indian Mental Healthcare Act 2017
Steve & Alena discuss the Indian Mental Healthcare Act & the stigma surrounding Mental Health in India
48:58
February 12, 2021
About Advocacy - with Charis Edwards, VoiceAbility
An episode discussing the role of an IMHA, how COVID-19 has affected there role, their importance to the patients and how to become one
21:20
February 08, 2021
Krista Lynn - Recovering Superwoman
In this episode, Steve talks to Krista about her incredible story, the gift of desperation, highlights that you are not alone and talk about the stigma of Mental Health within the USA, from a criminal & healthcare perspective.
44:59
February 02, 2021
Jewell in the AMPHitheatre
This is an episode with Gemma, AMPH and social worker. The episode focuses on the role of an AMHP, when, why & how they assess and the importance of Independent social workers.
21:26
January 30, 2021
Peeling back the layers - with John Peel
This is an episode in conversation with John Peel, an associate hospital manager at Hospital Manager’s Hearings within the West Midlands
19:54
January 27, 2021
Viva Las Vaughan - with Sarah Vaughan
This episode highlights the work of social workers within the field of Mental Health
18:23
January 20, 2021
Legal Eagle with India Jefferson-Grant
An in depth chat with India Jefferson-Grant about her route into Law, reason for specialising in Mental Health Law and the complex legal issues that arise on a regular basis, PLUS, you’ll find out what she would have loved to have done if not in law.
40:22
January 15, 2021
Life’s a Beech with Rob Beech
This is an interview with a Panel Accredited Mental Health Solicitor to understand the role of his job within the Mental Health Sector
41:22
January 11, 2021
December 11, 2020
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December 11, 2020