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by Dr. Carroll & Nathan Franco

California Sports Psychology aims to assist all athletes with on field and off field issues, our purpose as a team is to be that supporting factor that many athletes may need. Together we share developed sessions with some athletes that are willing to talk about their journeys for you all. We are here to provide a platform where athletes can voice their struggles in the professional, collegiate, and amateur level in order to ... 

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Aaron Cervantes: A Deep Dive into the Life of a Goalie and the Emotional Rollercoaster of Athletes

    Aaron Cervantes: A Deep Dive into the Life of a Goalie and the Emotional Rollercoaster of Athletes

    In this episode, we sit down with Aaron Cervantes, who, at just 17 years old, signed his very first professional contract. He takes us on a heartfelt journey through the intense emotions and the stark reality he encountered while putting pen to paper.However, Aaron's path to the pros wasn't without its hurdles. Before receiving the invitation to join the training camp for the U-17 World Cup, he had battled a significant injury that hadn't fully healed. Aaron's story serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of self-care in the life of a professional athlete. He highlights how setbacks are an inherent part of the journey, but stresses that failing to acknowledge and address an incomplete recovery not only puts one's career in jeopardy but, most importantly, their overall health.

  • Professional footballer Uly Llanez sits down to talk about life as a professional and some of his hardest moments in his career

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    Professional footballer Uly Llanez sits down to talk about life as a professional and some of his hardest moments in his career

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    In this podcast Uly Llanez talks about what it is like being a young American footballer overseas. Llanez opens up on difficult times in his career that has motivated him in becoming the athlete he is today. Throughout the podcast, Uly talks about coming from a hard working family and mentions how gang violence was something he saw at a early age. Despite everything, Uly’s mentally has been a key role to his success.

  • The Uncovered Truth

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    The Uncovered Truth

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    Sidney Jenkins is a Division I track + cross country student athlete at Winthrop University located in, South Carolina. In this episode, Ms. Jenkins opens up on why she began her career after a tragic family loss. As the session develops, we learn about the different types copying methods she used that helped her through some of the toughest moments of her life. We believe that here story can touch many athletes who are going through these issues or will eventually go through them.