Dr. Corey Yeager and NBA coach JD DuBois share insights on improving mental health.
Dr. Corey Yeager is currently a sports and entertainment life coach and psychotherapist. His most recently worked as a psychotherapist for the Detroit Pistons. Dr. Yeager has been instrumental in helping NBA players with their mental health and has been on a mission to normalize the conversation around mental health in sports. Dr. Yeager believes that mental health is critical to team success and works with coaches to create a supportive environment for players’ mental health. He has also worked with young basketball players and beginners who need an advantage. Dr. Yeager has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy and is working within the merging of his two passions, athletics, and therapy.
Jarred “JD” DuBois is an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. He joined the Lakers in 2022, working under head coach Darvin Ham. Prior to joining the Lakers, DuBois served as an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons from 2018 to 2022 and worked with the Toronto Raptors in player development during the 2017-18 season. DuBois is known for his work in improving mental health resources for athletes. He believes that mental health is a critical component of team success and has been on a mission to normalize the conversation around mental health in sports