AthMindset | Out of Pain, Into Purpose with Sylvester Long, Jr

AthMindset | Out of Pain, Into Purpose with Sylvester Long Jr | SportsEpreneur Podcast

The pain you endure in life is a part of your journey toward your purpose! Our guest, Sylvester Long, Jr has a goal is to help you turn your pain into your purpose! In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Sylvester Long, Jr, motivational speaker, author, and former athlete. Sylvester … Read more

AthMindset | Aletha R. Cherry, PhD on Being a Change Agent

AthMindset | Aletha R. Cherry, PhD on Being a Change Agent

Creating a platform for people who will be able to speak more. And taking responsibility for the community. That’s a bit of what Dr. Aletha Cherry, PhD is making happen as a change agent. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Aletha R. Cherry, PhD, to discuss anxiety, depression, therapy, … Read more

AthMindset | Reggie Walker on the Game Within the Game

AthMindset | Reggie Walker on the Game Within the Game | SportsEpreneur

Don’t run from the truth. Examine yourself. Understand how to play the game within the game. Reggie Walker, ex-NFL LB & Captain shares space with Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, the host of the AthMindset podcast series on SportsEpreneur. Reggie Walker is a mental, physical, and sexual abuse survivor and survivor advocate. He is a … Read more

AthMindset | Alexis Catt and the Untold Stories in Fútbol

AthMindset | Alexis Catt and the Untold Stories in Fútbol

Find your pitch. Your voice. Use it. Speak Up. Footballer, Alexis Catt shows us how. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Alexis Catt. Alexis as she describes herself on her LinkedIn page: on the pitch: midfielder for Memphis Americans of the NISL (and a graduate of Purdue University) off … Read more

AthMindset | Black Representation and Visibility in Softball with Zoe Conley

AthMindset | Black Representation and Visibility in Softball with Zoe Conley

In this AthMindset episode, former Cal Berkeley Bears softball player gives her perspectives on black representation and visibility in softball. Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with this incredible young woman, Zoe Conley. Zoe is a former softball player (Pitcher) for the University of California, Berkeley. As Zoe describes her time in softball, “I … Read more

AthMindset | Project Myself with DeVante DuBose

DeVante DuBose | AthMindset Podcast on SportsEpreneur

In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with DeVante DuBose. DeVante is a soccer player for the Richmond Kickers of the USL. He is from Oakland, California, and before joining the Kickers, he was the first-ever signing for the Oakland Roots Soccer Club. As you’ll quickly realize though, DeVante is way … Read more

AthMindset | Soccer Raised Me with Nana Attakora

Soccer Raised Me with Nana Attakora | AthMindset Podcast Series on SportsEpreneur

In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Nana Attakora. Nana is a Canadian former soccer player. He was most recently a team captain for the Oakland Roots of the USL Championship before retiring to become the assistant manager for the Roots where he currently holds that position. Nana also played … Read more

AthMindset | Creating Mental Health Space for Athletes with Betsy Cutler

Creating Mental Health Space For Athletes With Betsy Cutler | SportsE podcast

In this first of the AthMindset Podcast Series, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, chats with Betsy Cutler, M.Ed, President and CEO of Cutler Wellness Programs, LLC. Betsy and her team focus on athlete and student mental health programs for those in professional, college, and high school athletics. Lisa Bonta Sumii and Betsy Cutler talk about … Read more

Normalizing Mental Health in Sports with Lisa Bonta Sumii

Normalizing Mental Health in Sports with Lisa Bonta Sumii | SE Podcast

It’s time we start normalizing mental health in sports. And this podcast episode featuring Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Lisa Bonta Sumii, is one piece of content that attempts to do just that. There are many conversations about mental health taking place in and around the world of sports. More is needed–so we will continue … Read more