Professional wellbeing for a successful practice

Event Type Law Society Finuas Network
Venue Kingsley Hotel Cork
Discounted Fee €150
CPD Hours 5 Management & Professional Development Skills
Date 04 October 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm



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This event will take place in The Kingsley Hotel, Cork.

Why attend?

This annual seminar builds on the success of the past two years and will provide you with brand new material along with the time and space to reflect with experts from both the legal arena and the professional field of psychotherapy and psychology. We will draw upon the latest psychological research and clinical practices to offer you an excellent set of tools and strategies you can use right away. You will enjoy a relaxing day of inputs and of interactive workshops with colleagues in the beautiful Kingsley Hotel, Cork; and you will leave ready to take on the world in a whole new way.

Themes of the day:

  • Understanding the dynamics of motivation from a coaching psychology perspective;
  • Linking wellness and resilience with professional success;
  • Setting healthy professional boundaries with our mobile devices to avoid burn-out;
  • Overview of support services for solicitors.

Interactive Workshops:

  • Cyber-psychology; how our attachment to our devices is leading to burn out
  • Motivation for solicitors; why is it you are in this profession and what is your next step?
  • Mindfulness and Reflective Practice for busy professionals.


    Antoinette Moriarty combines her understanding of optimum human performance, gained through her training as a Psychotherapist in London and Dublin with over 20 years’ experience designing and leading professional and executive development for lawyers and other executive leaders. In addition to her private Psychotherapy and Executive Coaching practice (, Antoinette manages the Law Society of Ireland’s Counselling Service and teaches a new element of professional legal education entitled ‘Shrink Me - Psychology of a Lawyer’.

    Walt Hampton, is Executive Director of Summit Success, LLC, a global personal and professional development firm. He is a business coach, law firm management consultant, leadership trainer and motivational speaker. Founder of the Positive Leadership academy, he is a leading authority on the application of Positive Psychology in the workplace. He is also the best-selling author of Journeys on the Edge: Living a Life That Matters, named Top 10 Non-Fiction Book in 2013 and a 2014 winner of the North American Book Awards. A 1984 graduate of The Cornell Law School, Walt practiced law in the areas or corporate and commercial litigation and criminal defence. He was managing partner of a law firm for more than 25 years.

    Mary Jackson is LawCare's Co-ordinator for Ireland. LawCare is an independent charity that provides a free and confidential telephone helpline for anyone working in the legal profession who may be having a tough time and is in need of support. Mary qualified as a Solicitor in 1998 and worked in corporate law until 2000, when she went to work as a Regional Manager for the Law Society of England & Wales. Prior to working in law, Mary was an inner-city teacher in London of English, French & Drama

    Seán Ó Tarpaigh MSc. MIAHIP is a psychotherapist with a master’s degree from Metanoia Institute in London where he had a successful private practice in Hampstead for many years. Seán also led mindfulness groups in the Priory Hospital, London prior to returning to Dublin. He has now returned to Ireland to found his therapy and mindfulness practice, Crann Counselling, in Monkstown, Dublin.

    * Applicable to Law Society Finuas Network members

    The Law Society Finuas Network is funded by member companies and the Finuas Networks Programme, managed by Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.



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