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Athletes & Mental Health

Anxiety & Depression in sports - Athlete Mental Health Webinar
Anxiety and Depression
Monday, February 13, 2023 12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm ET

The pressure facing athletes results in high rates of stress, anxiety, and depression. This  ADAA webinar is led by mental health professional L. Kevin Chapman, PhD and mental health advocate, Clayton Echard. During the 60-minute discussion attendees learn what anxiety disorders are, how they may manifest in athletes at all levels, and what to do if you or a loved one is struggling.

This discussion aims to empower and inspire!

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Presenter(s) Biography

Clayton Echard

Clayton Echard

Clayton Echard is a former Collegiate & Professional Athlete, who played on the Seattle Seahawks, former lead on ABC's The Bachelor, and an advocate for Fitness & Mental Health. Clayton has appeared on a variety of talk shows including Jimmy Kimmel, Live with Kelly & Ryan, and has been interviewed by People Magazine, Men’s Health, E!News and others. Passionate about sharing his experience struggling with mental health issues, Clayton's public speaking profile includes appearances at an array of events across the United States, targeting discussions amongst youth, covering a variety of highly unspoken mental health issues, particularly for young men, such as; Body Dysmorphia, Toxic Masculinity, Overcoming Adversity and the Fear of Failure, Destigmatizing Mental Health, and Self Awareness. 

Clayton's words of wisdom: Make time every day to improve upon your physical and mental wellness.


L. Kevin Chapman, PhD

L. Kevin Chapman, PhD

Dr. Chapman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, founder and director of the Kentucky Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (KYCARDS) where he specializes in the assessment and treatment of anxiety and related disorders. Dr. Chapman is a Diplomate and Certified by the Academy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (A-CBT), and is a nationally recognized expert in the implementation of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety and related disorders. Additionally, Dr. Chapman serves as a consultant for the creation of evidenced-based, anxiety treatment protocols due to his additional expertise related to the intersection of multiculturalism and mental health. Similarly, Dr. Chapman has published numerous papers in scientific journals and has written several book chapters. Dr. Chapman is on the Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board for the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) and is a Mental Health Expert for TrueSport, a subsidiary for the United States Antidoping Agency (USADA). Dr. Chapman serves on several Editorial Boards including the Journal of Anxiety Disorders and Clinical Child and Family Psychologist Review. Additionally, Dr. Chapman is a Media Psychologist and regularly contributes to and serves as a consultant for multiple media outlets including A&E and other production companies. Along these lines, Dr. Chapman is also on the Psychology Expert Media Panel for the Coalition for the Application and Advancement of Psychological Science (CAAPS). Most recently, Dr. Chapman was the Program Psychologist for Seasons 1 and 2 on A&E’s hit documentary 60 Days In. Dr. Chapman has been featured in US News and World Report, USA Today, NBC Health, Bloomberg Business Week, Men’s Health, and numerous other outlets including the Nick News documentary Worried Sick: Living with Anxiety, a feature on adolescent anxiety. Dr. Chapman also serves as the Team Psychologist for the Louisville City Football Club. Dr. Chapman previously served as an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Chapman completed a BS in Psychology from Centre College, a MS in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Kentucky University, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Louisville.

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