Lisa Bonta Sumii is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in CA and NV. She was recently interviewed by Time Magazine on Naomi Osaka prioritizing her mental health. Lisa serves elite athletes, at the collegiate, Olympic, and professional levels, in her private practice.
Lisa is also the Mental Health & Sport Performance Specialist for the Oakland Roots Sports Club, a men’s professional soccer team.
If you are a black female elite athlete at the Collegiate, Olympic or Professional level, or if you are a parent of an elite black female athlete, today’s show is for you.
- What the antidote for shame is
- What new relationships every black elite female athlete needs
- How to control the controllables
- How to release yourself from the pressure of wanting to please everyone
- What athletic trauma is especially for women?
- The five people you need in your life
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Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW
This interview series is sponsored by a new movement, called Black People Forward, whose mission is to help people process the pain and trauma many in the black community have experienced and help us gain #momentum to move forward in the areas of health and wealth. www.blackpeopleforward.com.
Recent episodes from Lisa Williams (see all)
- James Frank Austin III – Twiggs County School District Checking in with the Culture - February 28, 2023
- Lisa Bonta Sumii on Black Female Elite Athletes – The Pressure, the Public Eye & Pushing Through - October 14, 2021
- Lauren Carson on Black Girl’s Struggling with Suicide, School and Social Anxiety - October 13, 2021