PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLING SERVICES

PROVIDING
confidential help

PEER SUPPORT

PROVIDING
confidential support

AWARENESS & EDUCATION

LEARNING
about lawyer well-being

COMMUNITY

SUPPORT
through belonging

Our Vision

Enhancing the immediate and long-term well-being of Alberta lawyers, articling and law students, and their families through confidential and non-judgmental psychological assistance, peer support, education and community.

Our Vision

6 Cornerstones

  • Confidentiality
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    Confidentiality

    Be confident in our confidentiality—we adhere to principles of strict confidentiality, within legal and ethical boundaries in all situations.

  • Compassion
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    Compassion

    Assist and its representatives will treat you with warmth, kindness and compassion—Assist is a safe place.

  • Connection
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    Connection

    Connection is important for well-being. We foster connection within the legal community responding to needs that arise as a tribute to our roots as a Lawyers Helping Lawyers organization.

  • Community
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    Community

    Loneliness and isolation can lead to depression and other challenges. Assist builds community to combat loneliness and isolation.

  • Committed to dignity and hope
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    Committed to dignity and hope

    Dignity and hope are connected to a person’s wellbeing. Providing dignity and hope for program participants is fundamental to every Assist interaction.

  • Counteracting Stigma
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    Counteracting Stigma

    We unite with members of our profession to counter stigma and negative assumptions about lawyers and students facing challenges of any kind.

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