Cindy Miller Aron, LCSW, CGP, FAGPA, is Senior Director of Clinical Services at Ascend Consultation in Healthcare/Illinois Sport and Performance Institute, Chicago, Illinois, Private Practice Provider in Portland, OR, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin. She is a content and interventional expert on trauma in sport, particularly focusing on the neurobiological unpinning of somatic and performance complaints. Cindy is a national and international advocate for the provision of mental health services sport. She is a licensed provider for the United States Olympic Paralympic Committee Sports Psychology Mental Health Registry, the NBPA, NFLPA and NHLPA Mental Health Registries. Cindy is a co-founder of the Alliance for Social Workers in Sport, is a fellow in the American Group Psychotherapy Association and current co-chair of the annual meeting. Cindy is a co-coordinator of Association for Applied Sports Psychology Eating disorders special interest group. She is Outreach co-chair for the International Society for Sports Psychiatry. Cindy is a strong proponent of multi disciplinary care in sport. In 2013, Cindy was appointed to the NCAA Inaugural Mental Health Task Force, in 2016 to the NCAA Sexual Violence and Prevention Summit, and The NCAA Governors’ Commission to Combat Sexual Violence, and in 2018 NCAA Sexual Violence Prevention Think Tank. In 2019 she was appointed to the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Task Force on Sexual Violence in Sport. She is currently and appointed alternate representative for the International Society for Sports Psychiatry to the NCAA Mental Health Advisory group. She has been a consultant to the US Center for Safe Sport. In 2018 Cindy was appointed to the International Olympic Committee Consensus Group on Mental Health in Elite Athletes as a content expert and Faculty for the International Olympic Committee Diplomate Program. Cindy publishes numerous articles/ chapters on the interface of mental health and athletics.