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In recent years mental health has become a priority for many  athletes. Studies have found recently that there is a correlation between time playing and their position and the development of mental health issues.   Therapy for athletes offers services to address the mental, emotional and physical health concerns impacting athletes. Human behavior is often learned and can be measured within the context of family/community in which it has originated. Athletes are no different and often a product of their surroundings, which usually produces a competitive mentality but might not have prepared them for the challenges that accompany their new athletic platform. Athletes can benefit from services prior  to playing, during playing and life after playing.  Assisting athletes in a safe setting  in being able to build trust,  communicate, process feelings, find ways to overcome obstacles, manage stressors, and cope with daily life situations in healthy ways. Therapy services is are here for preventive and or consequential mental health services. The mission is to keep current  athletes in high school, college, and professional and former athletes  to focus on maintaining their mental and emotional well being in healthy ways.

The following are some of the symptoms that Athletes might be experiencing: 
  • Depression

  • Mood issues

  • Anxiety

  • Panic

  • Trauma

  • Cultural Impact

  • Self Isolation

  • Emotional Instability

  • Aggression/Anger

  • Substance Use

  • Insomnia

  • Intimate Partner Issues

  • Infidelity

  • Trust Issues 

  • Eating Issues

  • Relationship/Family  Issues

  • Impulse Control

  • Conduct 

  • Men's Issues

  • Self Harm

  • Focus/Attention Issues

  • Managing mental health as an  athlete Ages 18 and Older

  • Managing mental health as a  current and retired athlete

  • Enhance performance 

  • Cope with the pressures of competition and playing a sport

  • Recover from injuries/Chronic pain

  • Social Skills

  • Building healthy relationships and stabilizing 

  • Stress management

  • Lack of Support Systems

  • Re-gain control over life and feel empowered  

  • Decreasing and managing performance and social  anxiety

  • How to manage and deal with chronic pain and injuries

  • Life after playing sports/retirement

  • Understanding and managing emotional, mental and physical trauma and how to cope with on a daily basis

  • Understanding that there are solutions  to lead a healthy lifestyle 

 

Ms. Levine is passionate about people leading empowered, connected and meaningful lives. Ms. Levine provides therapy, mentoring and coaching services to athletes and their families. This is accomplished by working collaboratively with clients in identifying need, making changes, and practicing new skills in a safe and supportive setting. Ms. Levine will assist through use of cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, client centered therapy,  mindfulness practices, trauma therapy, mindfulness, meditation, music, reiki, and yoga. These approaches will be based on a case to case basis.Tretament plans are designed to meet the needs to the individual.  These  therapeutic based modalities to help the individual to accomplish their goals. These approaches will work to discover underline influences for concerns, while collaborating to create goals for counseling, and collectively working towards finding solutions, stress management, coping skills, ways to manage  

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Treatment plans are addressed on an individual basis.

** Symptoms Checklists are available

** Therapy available for family members and loved ones.

** Insurance plans: Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicare, Aetna, Cigna, Cigna Eap and Private Pays

Therapeutic Approaches

We can together through use of cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy  client-centered therapy, yoga, meditation, tapping techniques, sound bowl,  and  mindfulness assist  athletes in managing emotional, physical and mental health  issues. 

We can together can the stigma regarding mental illness and mental health issues amongst athletes whether current players or retired athletes.

Services Provided:

Individual Therapy

Family Therapy

Individual Therapy for Children 

Life Coaching

Case Management Services