Aug 4, 2021
Why is it so important that many Olympic athletes are speaking out about the importance of mental health, and how can people spread more awareness for mental health concerns in this vulnerable population? What challenges do you face regarding effectively treating mental health conditions in athletes? In this important and timely interview sports psychiatrist, Dr. Greg Mattingly addresses these questions and much more!
Dr. Mattingly is a physician and principal investigator in clinical trials for Midwest Research Group. He is also a founding partner of St. Charles Psychiatric Associates where he treats children, adolescents and adults. A St Louis native, he earned his medical degree and received a Fulbright scholarship while attending Washington University. Dr. Mattingly is board certified in adult and adolescent psychiatry and is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is an Associate Clinical Professor at Washington University. Dr. Mattingly has been a principal investigator in over 300 clinical trials focusing on ADHD, anxiety disorders, major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Having served on numerous national and international advisory panels, Dr. Mattingly has received awards and distinctions for clinical leadership and neuroscience research. Dr. Mattingly currently serves on the board of directors for APSARD-The American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders and is a certified evaluator for both the NFL and MLB. An avid runner and outdoorsman, Dr. Mattingly believes mind, body and spirit are important qualities for him and his family.