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The Real Connection Between Perfectionism and Suicidal Risk that is Putting our Children at Risk

Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics, Orange County Chapter and my office released an important health alert for sports families in our area.

If you are a parent, coach, administrator, sports industry professional, or community leader who would like to be a part of the solution, please SHARE this statement and check back for more information regarding action items.

A community of leading experts, professionals and athletes are currently banding together to promote a sports [...]

Good Day LA asked Dr. Casey, "What was he thinking?" Breaking down the psychology of Ryan Lochte`s Olympic Sized Mistake

Ryan Lochte and fellow Olympic swimmers' explanations regarding their night out in Rio have left man wondering, "Why would an Olympian make such a bad decision?" On Good Day LA, Dr. Casey was called in to offer insight.

The simple answer: They were 4 young men who were out "celebrating" until 6am. Bad decisions and bad behavior are not a surprise for anyone.

In-depth explanation: Elite athletes, or the top 1% of the 1% do not have an average, everyday sportsmanship mentality. [...]

Swim Swam Features Article by Cybil Streett, MFTI

Swim Swam, a leading online resource for aquatics sports, featured an article by Marriage and Family Therapy Intern, Cybil Streett.

A retired elite swimmer and coach, Cybil is an up and coming clinician who will truly make waves in the field of sports psychology. The Gold Standard is honored to be a part of that journey.

Cybil Streett, Registered MFTI is currently accepting individual and family clients at The Gold [...]

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Are sports responsible for making my child a perfectionist?



Dr. Casey & the AAP OC Combat Athlete Suicide

Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics, Orange County Chapter and my office partnered to raise awareness about the risks of ...

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Perfectionism Among Teens is Rampant

Research is now confirming what we've been worried about. This generation of young people is the most perfectionist we've ever ...

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