Full Name
Eileen Travis
Job Title
Director, Lawyer Assistance Program
NYC Bar Association
Speaker Bio
Eileen Travis is the founder and Director of the New York City Lawyer Assistance Program of the New York City Bar Association (NYC LAP). NYC LAP is a free and confidential resource for legal professionals and their families. Established in 1999, the program provides assistance to attorneys, judges, law students and their family members whose personal and professional lives are effected by problems with alcohol and/or drugs; depression, anxiety, stress and burnout; gambling, eating disorders, anger management: personal, family and marital problems, issues of aging and care giving and career transition.

NYC LAP provides consultation, evaluation and assessment, short term supportive counseling, intervention and educational presentations to the Bar and Bench and law schools.

Eileen is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University, Garden City New York. She has worked in the addiction and mental health field for over thirty years. Eileen has extensive experience developing programs for community-based agencies and hospitals, including Employee Assistance Programs for medical staff and legal professionals. She also maintains a private psychotherapy and consultation practice for adults and families.

In 2016, Eileen was honored by the Suffolk County Bar Association as a recipient of the Fr. Peter Sweisgood Award and by the Caron Foundation, receiving the 2016 New York City Community Service Award. Both awards are in recognition of her commitment to provide vital services to the New York City legal profession.
Eileen Travis