Are you, your clients and your employees maintaining good mental health and wellness during the pandemic?
Understandably, many of us are struggling with stress and anxiety right now.
Our speakers will provide key information and practical tips on what individuals can do to take care of themselves – and the tangible actions individuals and leaders can take to support themselves and their staff as we all work toward a collective recovery:
- Dr. Jennifer Laffier (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Ontario Tech University) will share her perspective on dealing with uncertainty, stress and isolation, as well as how to achieve and maintain prolonged wellness during the pandemic.
- Michael Herman (Partner and General Counsel, Gowling WLG Canada) will share his personal experience with depression and the lessons he learned as it relates to his working life.
We hope you will attend our webinar to discuss how we can support one another and develop effective coping strategies as we navigate this extraordinary time together. Register now to reserve your spot (registration is free).
Partner & General Counsel
With more than 35 years of experience, Michael Herman is General Counsel of Gowling WLG Canada and is highly regarded as a strategic adviser to a broad range of clients, with a particular focus on entrepreneurial, privately held companies, mid-market private equity funds and investment institutions. He is also a strong advocate for mental health in the legal community. Through his ongoing work to raise awareness and eliminate stigma, he hopes to make it easier for anyone experiencing mental illness to come forward and seek help without fear of judgment.
DR. JENNIFER LAFFIER
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Ontario Tech University
Dr. Jennifer Laffier is a licensed therapist, Assistant Professor, and Director of the Mental Health in the Digital Age Lab at Ontario Tech University. She researches in the area of mental health and trauma, and resiliency. Her lab focuses on how technology is impacting our mental health and ways we can improve our mental health in this digital age.
Presented in partnership with Gowling WLG
With more than 1,400 legal professionals and a presence in Canada, the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America, Gowling WLG provides its clients with in-depth expertise in key global sectors and a suite of legal services at home and abroad. Gowling WLG sees the world from the perspective of its clients, and collaborates across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed – no matter how challenging the circumstances.
Gowling WLG is a Corporate Member of ADRIC.
The presentation is available now on the Member Portal!