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Jeff talks to Cali Werner about her experiences as a student athlete with mental health challenges. They discuss the accessibility of mental health care for student athletes, and where students should turn for help. They also talked about ideas for how coaches and school counselors can better support the mental health of their athletes.

Cali Werner, LCSW, is a clinician and researcher with expertise in OCD and related anxiety disorders and their impact on competitive athletes. She is also a highly successful distance runner and mental health advocate. She received her master’s in social work from Baylor University and credits her own OCD diagnosis with leading her to a career of providing evidence-based care.

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– More about the episode: mclean.link/ey7
– Read the episode transcript: mclean.link/bc5

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Jeff talks to Cali Werner about her experiences as a student athlete with mental health challenges. They discuss the accessibility of mental health care for student athletes, and where students should turn for help. They also talked about ideas for how coaches and school counselors can better support the mental health of their athletes. Cali Werner, LCSW, is a clinician and researcher with expertise in OCD and related anxiety disorders and their impact on competitive athletes. She is also a highly successful distance runner and mental health advocate. She received her master’s in social work from Baylor University and credits her own OCD diagnosis with leading her to a career of providing evidence-based care. RELEVANT CONTENT: – More about the episode: mclean.link/ey7 – Read the episode transcript: mclean.link/bc5 - - - The McLean Hospital podcast Mindful Things is intended to provide general information and to help listeners learn about mental health, educational opportunities, and research initiatives. This podcast is not an attempt to practice medicine or to provide specific medical advice. © 2023 McLean Hospital. All Rights Reserved. read more read less

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