RL 18: Michael Kahn on Transitioning from Lawyer to Counselor

Michael Kahn, Reel Time CLE is a former lawyer turned therapist. He shares how he recognized that being a lawyer was no longer following his authentic path, pivoting to go back to school to become a therapist.

Topics covered:

  • Michael’s journey from law school to becoming a counselor
  • Challenges of running your own business
  • Working with attorneys as therapy clients
    • Career transition – making room to fantasize about possibilities
    • Considering what ¬†you enjoy
    • Noticing what you’re drawn to
    • Recognizing you are more than an attorney
  • Normalizing fear – using it as guideposts
  • Listening to yourself, practicing self-care
  • Living with and working with anxiety

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