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132. How to Identify and Manage Burnout with Dr. Erin Ayala

Aug 7, 2023 | Podcast | 0 comments

Dr. Erin Ayala is wearing her green and black race kit as she is crouched over her road bike handlebars with a determined look on her face as she races her bike.

Is it burnout or depression, and how do you identify it and manage it? In this interview, I sit down with Dr. Erin Ayala (she/her), a licensed psychologist, performance consultant, and researcher, as we go in-depth on what burnout is, and how you can come out it.

Erin blends clinical and research expertise in her work with athletes from various sports backgrounds, but especially in cycling. She’s a cyclist and the owner of Skadi Sport Psychology, which is based out of Minnesota but she’s able to practice in many states across the United States. Give this episode a listen if you think you may be experiencing burnout, and want to know how to recover from it!

You can connect with, learn more, and follow Erin on Instagram
You can also complete Erin’s Athletic Wellness & Performance Assessment that she talks about in this episode here:
Here, you can find a qualified Sports Psychologist per Erin’s recommendation using the USOPC Mental Health Registry:

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