The AthMindset Workbook
The AthMindset Workbook

The AthMindset Workbook

In this special episode of the Athlete Mindset, two influential figures in the field of athlete mental health join forces. This time our host Lisa Bonta Sumii is a guest along with Dr. Tiana S. Woolridge, on the Twins Talk it Up Podcast. As experts in the field, they offer their distinctive insights on athlete mental health. Moreover, they have an exciting announcement to share – their book, The Athmindset Workbook, is now available!


  • Discussion of The AthMindset Workbook
  • Exploring the process of destigmatizing mental health
  • The strategies for regulating stress responses
  • Highlight the benefits of mindfulness techniques for athletes
  • Emphasize the importance of seeking support, even for top athletes

More about Dr. Tiana S. Woolridge:

  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Assistant Team Physician for UCLA Athletics, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Sparks, and Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Founder of “Embrace the Mind,” a mental health and wellness program for K-12th grade schools
  • Professional speaker on mental health, mentorship, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)
  • Passionate about creating health-positive environments for youth-serving organizations

Production team:

  • Athlete Mindset is part of the podcast network, QuietLoud Studios
  • Presented by SportsE Media: a digital sports media brand for entrepreneurs engaged in sports

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Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW | CEO & Founder of AthMindset® 

Lisa brings a high level of expertise to the athlete mental health space, from both a clinical and performance focus. She works with elite youth athletes, collegiate student-athletes, Olympians/Olympic hopefuls, professional athletes, coaches, teams, and the entire sport ecosystem.  

Lisa is the first-ever Mental Performance Coach for the Oakland Roots Sports Club, a men’s professional soccer team, in the USL, working alongside other coaches on the Technical Team, as well as the Sports Medicine staff.  

Lisa is listed in the US Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s Mental Health Registry, the NFL Player Association’s Clinician Directory, and the Major League Rugby Mental Health and Wellness Directory. 

As a direct response to need, Lisa founded AthMindset® – a diverse team of athlete-centered, licensed mental health clinicians and mental performance consultants, serving across several states.   

Lisa is a professional podcast host and podcast guest. She hosts the Athlete Mindset Podcast and co-hosts Roots Radio. She is a keynote speaker, an accomplished TEDx Speaker, speaks nationally and internationally, and is often invited to speak at conferences and contribute to expert panels. 

Lisa has been quoted in Time Magazine, Teen Vogue, Women’s Health Magazine, as well as being interviewed on the BBC World News and Radio Bliss, in Jordan. Her first book, The AthMindset® Workbook: Training your mind for optimal mental health in sport and in life is now available. 

Lisa received her Master’s in Clinical Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work and attended the University of California at Santa Barbara as an undergraduate. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.