Katie Steele

Founder, Athletes Mental Health Foundation, & Co-founder, Thrive Mental Health

Katie Steele, LMFT is a former highly recruited D1 athlete who ran track and cross country for the famed University of Oregon team. After experiencing her own trauma as a college athlete, she dedicated her career to the integration of mental health care in athletics. She is now a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, co-founder of Thrive Mental Health, an outpatient mental health clinic in Bend, Oregon, founder of Athletes Mental Health Foundation, author of The Price She Pays- Confronting The Hidden Mental Crisis In Women’s Sports- from the Schoolyard to the Stadium, and most importantly a mom to three kids.

Dr. Katie Steele, blonde wavy hair, tan top