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MARK R. ALLEN, M.D.



Peak Sport Psychiatry, LLC
  • Dr. Allen is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist who has been in practice since 2014.  He completed medical school and general psychiatry residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, a child psychiatry fellowship at New York-Presbyterian-Columbia & Cornell, and a post-fellowship year with the Canterbury District Health Board in Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Dr. Allen currently resides in Denver, Colorado, and—in his spare time—he enjoys playing golf, hiking, and spending time with his wife, son, and fur-kids.  He is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP), and the International Society for Sports Psychiatry (ISSP). 

  • Dr. Allen has extensive sport-specific training, having earned the International Olympic Committee’s Diploma in Mental Health in Elite Sports and the FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine.  In addition, he completed the ISSP’s official sports psychiatry certification program.

  • Dr. Allen has experience working with Olympians, collegiate athletes, and those on elite club and high school teams.  Aside from his office practice (Peak Sports Psychiatry, PLLC), he consults for professional organizations and remotely serves as the Division Chief of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services for Regional Psychiatry/#SameHere Global Mental Health Movement.

Healthy Coping Strategies for Athletes

Mental Health in Sport

Eating Disorder Performance Barriers

A Wellbeing Approach to Eating Disorders

Measuring Mental Health in Athletes

Reframing Eating Disorders &
Navigating Through Change

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Loneliness

Join Carlette Patterson, Head Sports Life Coach® & CEO of Patterson Sports Ventures® and Mark R. Allen, MD, Peak Sports Psychiatry to

learn about how to recover from feelings of loneliness by relying on your support team to get actively connected, and the positive power of philanthropy for our mental health.

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Perfectionism

Join Carlette Patterson, Head Sports Life Coach® & CEO of Patterson Sports Ventures® and Mark R. Allen, MD, Peak Sports Psychiatry to learn about the symptoms of OCD, how perfectionism affects athletes, and how it can be managed and treated.

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Substance Abuse in Athletes

Join Carlette Patterson,

Head Sports Life Coach® & CEO of Patterson Sports Ventures® and Mark R. Allen, MD, Peak Sports Psychiatry to hear about recognizing substance abuse in yourself or others, what causes addiction in athletes and how to treat it.

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Athletic Identity, Injury, Retirement and Transit10n out of Sport

Join Carlette Patterson, Head Sports Life Coach® & CEO of Patterson Sports Ventures® and Mark R. Allen, MD, Peak Sports Psychiatry to hear about athletes leaving the limelight, identity management during retirement, owning transferable skills, and the grief process after sport.

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Depression in Athletes

Join Carlette Patterson, Head Sports Life Coach® & CEO of Patterson Sports Ventures® and Mark R. Allen, MD, Peak Sports Psychiatry to learn about depression red flags and recovery Winning Strategies, burnout versus depression, depression and identity management, and the Power of Team.

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Performance Anxiety, The Yips

and Superstitions

Join Carlette Patterson, Head Sports Life Coach® & CEO of Patterson Sports Ventures® and Mark R. Allen, MD, Peak Sports Psychiatry to hear about the power of anxiety, resulting coping mechanisms, and how our mind and body are connected.

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Eating Disorders in Sport

Join Carlette Patterson, Head Sports Life Coach® & CEO of Patterson Sports Ventures® and Mark R. Allen, MD, Peak Sports Psychiatry to listen to a discussion about what eating disorders in sport look like and a few winning strategies for how to treat them.

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