A Trap in the Here and Now

Guest: Joe Bankman, Ralph M. Parsons Professor of Law and Business, Clinical Psychologist, Stanford Law School

The legal profession's demanding nature can take a toll on mental health for lawyers and students alike. Law school in particular presents its own unique stressors and challenges, and exams and classes often easily supersede self-care — sometimes with serious consequences.

Self-care is easier said than done, Joe Bankman admits, but it goes hand in hand with success in the classroom and beyond. The Stanford Law professor and clinical psychologist joins to share practical strategies he has developed to help students manage mental health during law school.
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