The Social-Engineer Podcast

(Original Air Date: Sept 19, 2022)

Today we are joined by Erin Maloney. Erin earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. She then earned her master’s degree in social work from Widener University in Chester, PA. Erin holds a license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Erin has worked in the behavioral and mental health field for over 20 years. Her experience has included: case management, addiction counseling, behavioral specialty work, school based behavioral health services, and private practice. Erin has worked with a wide range of clients from young children to older adults with a variety of mental health needs.

Erin is also the Director of Wellness for the Innocent Lives Foundation. She has a strong passion for the mission of the foundation to help protect innocent children.


00:00 - Intro

00:24 - Intro Links

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-          Managed Voice Phishing -

-          Managed Email Phishing -

-          Adversarial Simulations -

-          Social-Engineer channel on SLACK -

-          CLUTCH -

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02:54 - Erin Maloney Intro

04:11 - What motivated you to become a mental health expert?

06:58 - Helping the Helpers

09:26 - What is "burnout" and what does it look like?

12:35 - Tired or Exhausted?

13:26 - Where "burnout" can come from

14:12 - Burnout Prevention

15:35 - The Importance of “NO”

19:54 - How to get off the road to "burnout"

21:08 - When open communication isn't there

22:51 - The physical toll is real!

24:58 - What else can we do? (Mixing it up)

27:59 - Resources to help with burnout

31:10 - The "little things" help

32:01 - Is there anyone who helped you get to where you are?

34:35 - Book Recommendations

-          The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety -William J. Knaus

36:53 - Find Erin Maloney online

-          LinkedIn:

-          Email:

37:24 - Wrap Up

37:43 - Outro