Mental Health Training Room Podcast Featuring Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW

In this episode of the Athlete Mindset, Lisa Bonta Sumii appears as a guest on the Mental Health Training Room Podcast hosted by Haley Herdman and Naomi Yim, former Division I basketball players. Lisa discusses the intersection of mental health and athletic performance, emphasizing mental wellness’s role in achieving peak athletic results.

Mental Health Training Room Podcast Featuring Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW Highlights:

  1. The founding of AthMindset and its mission to support athletes through mental health struggles.
  2. The differences and synergies between mental health clinicians and mental performance consultants.
  3. Practical tips on how athletes can manage performance anxiety and set effective mental health goals.
  4. The importance of tailored mental health support that acknowledges the unique pressures faced by athletes.

Memorable Quote:
“Every human being has mental health, just like we have physical health. We live on a continuum of how healthy we are and how healthy we feel from day to day, week to week, month to month.”

Mental Health Training Room podcast:

Mental Health Training Room is a podcast hosted by Haley Herdman and Naomi Yim, former Division I basketball players. This podcast aims to create a community and safe space for all student-athletes. We want our listeners to find comfort and relatability in their mental health struggles through the conversations that will be held with the variety of guests featured. These people include but are not limited to mental health professionals, current/former athletes, coaches, and academic advisors. While our podcast does not serve as professional help, we hope you can all learn something from each episode and be reminded that you are not alone in this journey. If you are in crisis, please reach out to the suicide hotline at 988.

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