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Empathetic Athlete Inc.

Empathy.  Equality. Excellence. Evidence.

Empathetic Athlete Inc. is a nonprofit dedicated to providing care for athletes with mental illness. We empower athletes to make lifelong changes to their mental health through the use of novel mental health therapies

Our Story

Founded in 2023, the Empathetic Athlete Incorporation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing health outcomes for athletes with mental illness. Empathetic Athlete Incorporation’s mission is to bring community awareness & support for mental illness through athleticism in the state of Florida. We provide medical scholarships to athletes with trauma stress disorders, eating disorders, concussions & other mental illnesses through novel, evidence-based therapies not often offered through University Athletic Programs & Sport Organizations

Philosophy

  VISION to increase awareness and support for athletes with mental illness

 

  MISSION to honor donors and provide individualized, evidence-based, expert, compassionate medical care for athletes with mental illness

 

VALUES: Empathy. Equality. Excellence. Evidence

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How We Fulfill Our Mission

Funding for the Empathetic Athlete Inc. is privileged to contribute to athletes within the state of Florida for medical scholarships providing financial assistance for the following:

  • Expense for physician medical visit to determine which specialized, evidence-based psychological (EMDR, ART, Neurofeedback, ro-DBT) and/or pharmacological therapies would be the best treatment course

  • Costs associated with diagnostic testing,  psychological therapy and/or pharmacological therapies found to be medically necessary

  • Certain expenses for medically necessary specialists

  • When appropriate healthcare professional multi-disciplinary team meetings (MDT) to discuss athlete well-being & treatment plan

As the Empathetic Athlete Incorporation Fund grows, your contribution & our outreach efforts will continue to break the stigma of mental illness in sport & enhance medical research for the betterment of future generations. 

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Empathetic Athlete Incorporated is a registered 501(c)3 and all donations are tax deductible

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For additional information please e-mail empatheticathleteinc@gmail.com

Empathetic Athlete Incorporated, 2023

EIN 92-3654715

Get the help you deserve

Get the help you deserve

Don't have the mental health care you need?

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Require treatment from a qualified clinical team

ADHD

ADHD

ADHD is common in athletes, get tested and treated

Trauma

Trauma

EMDR/RTEP/ART for physical & psychological trauma

A Better Future

A Better Future

Understand athletic identity & prepare for the future

Athletes, applications for scholarship are COMING SOON!

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