Member Wellness Resources

Practicing law can already be a stressful endeavor, and in the ongoing pandemic, can be even more stressful.  KABA-GA encourages its members to practice self-care and self-love.  We provide the resources below for members and lawyers. 

KABA-GA is not a health provider and the information below is not intended to substitute for health and wellness advice or care.  The information below is informational only and KABA-GA does not endorse, have a commercial relationship with, or make any representations about the services below.  You should consult your healthcare provider as required.

Georgia Bar Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP)

Reminder that Georgia bar members can access 6 free counseling sessions a year, receive referrals for childcare and finances, and much more!

The Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) is a confidential service provided by the Georgia State Bar, but through a third-party counseling agency to ensure confidentiality.

The LAP provides a broad range of helping services to lawyers seeking assistance with depression, stress, alcohol/drug abuse, family problems, workplace conflicts, psychological and other issues.

You can contact the LAP by calling 800-327-9631, or by emailing Lisa Hardy, vice president, CorpCare Associates, Inc., at

Services Available Through the Georgia LAP

All services are accessible through the confidential LAP Hotline: 800-327-9631

  1. 24/7 Telephone Hotline: Staffed by trained counselors. If you are a lawyer or judge and have a personal problem that is causing you significant concern, the LAP can help 24/7.  The LAP's confidential hotline is 800-327-9631 and is staffed by trained counselors.
  2. Personal Counseling: Georgia bar members receive six (6) free counseling per calendar year.
  3. Work/Life Program: Provides assistance with such issues as childcare, elder care, and finances. Callers receive advice, referrals and materials customized to take into account their individual concerns, financial and geographic needs. These referrals are reached through the LAP Hotline: 800-327-9631.

Here is what happens when you call the LAP Hotline at 800-327-9631:

  1. Your call will be answered 24/7 by a trained counselor who will ask for your information, but you are not required to provide it. Any information you do provide is kept strictly confidential.
  2. You will then be able to explain your need to the counselor, who will then refer you to professional counselors in an area convenient for you. If you call after hours, you will receive a call back within 24 hours with referrals.
  3. If you decide that you aren’t connecting as well as you’d like with your counselor, you can call the LAP Hotline again and be referred to another professional. The goal is for you to find someone with whom you feel comfortable.

Other Resources 

Dr. Elena Kim, PhD, LMFT (speaks English & Korean)

Dr. Kim is a licensed therapist based in Norcross, Georgia who serves individuals and couples in Gwinnett County and surrounding areas of the Atlanta metropolitan.  She enjoys working with adult men and women who are curious, motivated, and who love to learn about themselves.  She can assist with relationship issues, grief, loss, depression, and other issues in a culturally-sensitive way, and has particular experience with lawyers.

Jennifer Lee, LMSW (speaks English & Korean, therapy services in English only)

Jennifer is a therapist in Atlanta, GA at BetterToday Therapy who provides virtual and in person therapy to individuals and families. She works to support clients in their journey of recognizing their own resiliency and strength, and enjoys working with children and adults on topics of depression, anxiety, trauma, cultural issues, adoption and life transitions.  She may be reached at 470-412-9145 or at |

Additional resources compiled by RecoveryLocal.Org:

Peer2Peer Warm Line
A free service provided by the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network that features 24/7 support for individuals experiencing chronic or acute behavioral health challenges - including depression, anxiety, and trauma. 888-945-1414

The Summit Wellness Group
Local Georgia based addiction and mental health resource that provides support, referrals, and care to Georgia parents and teens. Their website features comprehensive guides on topics like suicide prevention and overdose prevention. 770-692-2052

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources. 1-800-273-8255

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