Brad Donohue In The News

Profile: Brad Donohue

October 22, 2021
There are some tools athletes use to harness their anger that might help the rest of us.
July 29, 2021
Sports psychologists deem Simone Biles's actions to prioritize her emotional well-being a huge win for mental health and a huge step forward for acknowledging what ‘healthy’ competition actually looks like.
September 26, 2020
Skip Bayless, perhaps the most hated media personality in all of sports, recently made some remarks about Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott that most people considered over-the-top insensitive — even for Bayless.
February 3, 2020
Unfortunately there is still the internalized perception that football is a “manly” sport and that “real men” don’t talk about their feelings — that to ask for help amounts to admitting weakness — and thus mental health issues are often brushed aside.
October 23, 2019
The pressures of modern youth sports are creating stress related mental health issues in young athletes. But there’s a non-traditional way of addressing this stress. That’s what we learned during our interview with Bradley Donohue, a psychology professor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), and director of The Optimum Performance Program in Sports (TOPPS), a mental health program for athletes.
October 3, 2019
An athlete looking to get faster or stronger might spend time in the gym or working on their skills with a coach.
October 3, 2019
An athlete looking to get faster or stronger might spend time in the gym or working on their skills with a coach.
August 19, 2019
On fields, courts, tracks, and arenas everywhere athletes are pushing the limits of what the human body can do (and what their own bodies can do). The difference between winning and losing may come down to fractions of a second, a single decision to go left rather than right, or the ability to endure just a little bit more.