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How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome in the Legal Profession [Webinar]

This article is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be used in place of professional or legal advice in any way. Lawyers, law students, judges, and other legal professionals in Massachusetts can find more on scheduling a Free & Confidential consultation with a law practice advisor here.

Find out how to get over feeling like you’re fooling others with your competence from Dr. Tracey Meyers, Psy D. with this 28-minute installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.

 

If you’ve ever felt like the only one in over your head in a legal setting (or law school if you are a law student), you can take comfort in knowing that it’s an extremely common feeling in the legal profession.

Conditions in the legal profession and, before that, in law school make it all too easy to experience imposter syndrome – the pressure, the drive for perfectionism, the perceived prestige, the uncertainty of so many elements (including professional training!), the level of technical skill eventually achievable all contribute to feelings of anxiety and inadequacy.

There are several strategies that can help with these understandable feelings and the turn your doubts and fears into a growth mindset. This webinar will help you:

  • Find out what contributes to imposter syndrome
  • Discover how to recognize it and how it interferes with your success
  • Get practical tools and strategies to shift your thought patterns to overcome it – and improve both your effectiveness and mood

Over 20 minutes of live Q&A from the program are included in the recording.

DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION SLIDES HERE.

 

 

ABOUT THE EXPERT

Dr. Tracey Meyers Psy.D. LCL MA Staff Clinician bio photoDr. Tracey Meyers, Psy.D. joined LCL in August of 2020 following her work for the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services where she spent over 15 years working as a clinical neuropsychologist and most recently as the director of behavioral intervention services for inpatient services. Tracey has a strong commitment to integrative medicine for mental health and wellness and leads mindfulness and yoga programs for groups, individuals, and professionals in the work place. Tracey is a licensed clinical psychologist in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York. In addition, she is an advanced yoga teacher, certified C-IAYT yoga therapist, MBSR, Breath-Body-Mind, and iRest teacher.  Tracey has authored several publications including articles and book chapters around integrative medicine, positive behavioral support treatment for different mental health conditions, and developing collaborative relationships in healthcare settings. Read more about Tracey here.

 

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Overcoming Perfectionism: How Lawyers + Law Students Can Use Failure – Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers | MA (2019)

 

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