June 16, 2024

Beyond the Bat: How Dr. Deanna Nobleza is Helping Phillies Players Find Inner Strength Through Mental Health Support

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Introducing the Philadelphia Phillies’ inaugural mental health director

In her second season as the mental health director for the Philadelphia Phillies, Dr. Deanna Nobleza has been pleasantly surprised by the players’ willingness to be open to mental health initiatives and ask for help. While Nobleza doesn’t share specifics about her sessions, she acknowledges that the pressure of playing in Philadelphia is a common topic among players. She sees the city as a good place to practice dealing with pressure.

Nobleza believes that seeking help is a brave step towards improving performance both on and off the field. She sees asking for help as a sign of bravery and hopes that her work will pave the way for others to seek mental health support. By normalizing mental health care, she aims to support players in maximizing their potential and well-being.

While Nobleza emphasizes that mental health is just as important as physical health in the demanding baseball lifestyle, which includes rigorous travel schedules and time away from families, she acknowledges that it can be challenging to prioritize mental health in such an environment. However, she believes that by providing resources and support to players and coaches, they can manage the highs and lows of baseball more effectively.

Nobleza also hopes to inspire other women to pursue careers in mental health and make a difference in the field. In her opinion, seeking help is a brave step towards improving performance both on and off the field. By normalizing mental health care, she aims to support players in maximizing their potential and well-being while inspiring others to do the same.

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