Adam is managing director of BelievePerform which he founded in 2012. Adam has a passion for inspiring, educating and helping others. With experience within mental health, Adam loves helping people to overcome problems and develop positive mental health. He is focused on reducing the stigma attached to mental health and building online content that can be used to help build people’s resilience and coping skills.
Meet The Team
Performance director of BelievePerform. PhD in Psychology and expert knowledge of the psychology of elite performance in teams and individuals. Sport Consultancy. Chiefly associated with the Great Britain Rowing Team (Sydney, Athens, Beijing Olympics, London Olympics and Rio). Working also as within the business world taking lessons learned from Olympic Champions and applying them to help enhance corporate performance on individual, team and organisational level. Honorary Professor Staffordshire University.
Operation director at BelievePerform. Sam believes in the power of business to be a force for good. Helping others in a way which is sustainable and scalable matters if you want to reach people in every corner of the world. He's ambitious too.
Technology Director at BelievePerform. Ange’s job is to look after our online resource and all of its members which is constantly growing and she ensures that everyone has the best possible user experience
Meet Our Contributors
On the website we have a team of over 200 members all who share a passion for Sport Psychology. Each member of our team brings their own expertise to the website with experience in all areas of sport. The team comprises of sport psychologists, nutritionists, physiologists, PhD students, masters students and undergraduates.
I played cricket up to County 2nd XI standard, after which I returned to education. I completed my BSc Sports Coaching and have moved on to my PhD. My thesis is looking into pre performance routines. My background enables me to understand the science, difficulties and struggles that athletes face from their point of view. I have provided mental skills training to the High Performance Academy athletes here at Southampton Solent University. I am currently working with Millfield School Cricket team and working towards my BASES SE accreditation.
In possession of a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science and an MSc in Nutrition and Health, I am currently working with Bupa as a Health Advisor. I have a keen interest in research and do my best to remain up to date with the goings on in the world of health science!
I am currently studying on a BPS accredited Sport and Exercise Psychology Masters course after graduating from Brunel University with a first class honours degree in Psychology (BSc). I have been volunteering as an Education and Player Welfare Assistant for the past three seasons at a championship football club and, through those experiences, I have been able to learn first hand how elite sports teams can be motivated and led effectively. I am especially interested in research related to leadership and youth development.
’m currently studying for a BSc Hon in Sports and Exercise Sciences at the University of Sunderland; I’ve been a competitive athlete from the age of 9, competing in both swimming and rowing. Currently I have a Level 3 qualification in Sports Massage and will be looking to further my ability to deal with athletes suffering from injury as this can play a big part in the psychology of athletes.
Graduated from the University of Worcester in 2015 with a degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology. I have since gained my FA level 1 badge in coaching football. I have a huge passion for all sports, especially football.
Andrew Lane is a Professor of Sport Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton. He is accredited from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) for scientific support and research and Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society. He has authored more than 100 peer refereed journal articles and edited two books. He is a member of the Emotion regulation of others and self research network (www.erosresearch.org) investigating emotion regulation in sport and other settings. His applied work has involved a number of clients including the English Institute of Sport and the London Boxing Association working with an athlete preparing for World Championship contests. A former amateur boxer, he remains active in sport as a runner and duathlete and after shedding 20 kilos is enjoying competition again.
Annie Vernon is a two-time World Champion and Olympic silver medallist rower. She competed in two Olympic Games (Beiing 2008 and London 2012) and seven World Championships. She now works as a sports journalist and corporate speaker and trainer, and has recently published a book on the psychology of elite sport.
Sport & Exercise Psychology graduate. Currently a MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology (BPS routeway) Student at the University of Chichester. Interested in several facets of Sport and Exercise Psychology, notably; human motivation, health behaviour change and elite youth athletes. Keen footballer and fitness enthusiast.
I am a qualified Strength and Conditioning coach and Personal Trainer. I have experience working with elite athletes in elite sporting environments such as Saracens and observing England Rugby. Alongside my work with elite athletes I also have extensive experience working with your every day gym goer, giving me an ability to work with and help a wide variety of people. I am currently studying at the University of Bath for a BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science degree. I am particularly interested in motivation and leadership, understanding what makes people ‘tick’ and how to maximise their potential.
BSc Sport and Exercise Science (Loughborough University; First Class Honours). MSc Psychology (Sheffield Hallam University; Merit). Currently at Loughborough University studying MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology.
I am a graduate from the University of Winchester in Sport Studies, Currently studying BPS accredited MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology at University of Winchester. I am an activity instructor during school holidays and work in the fitness and leisure industry alongside the MSc. Passionate about health related fitness and football. I'm an Oxford United fan.
Bangor University graduate and currently a sport and exercise scientist (Psychology) for England Handball and Well-being-facilitator for the NHS (Diabetes Prevention). I have worked across several different sports providing psychological support. These sports range from rugby, football, kayaking and handball. My specialist area focuses on the influence of the sub-conscious mind on health and behaviour.
I am Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Staffordshire University. I have a PhD from Liverpool John Moores University, which explored the personal qualities of effective sport psychologists and how they interact with their work within elite sport environments. Other particular interests within sport psychology include counselling approaches to practice, and organisational psychology in performance environments. I have taught across undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and maintain a keen interest in developing our curriculum to best prepare our students for applied practice. I have also completed a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science (Psychology) and an MSc in Psychology of Sport, both at LJMU, and I am Fellow of the HEA.
BSc Psychology/MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology graduate and certified yoga teacher. Working at the LSE interested in promoting health and wellbeing to students through performance psychology.
Cherokee Washington is a California native with degrees in Psychology and Honors Rhetoric Studies from Whitman College. At Whitman, she was a member of the varsity volleyball team, an active social justice advocate, and held several diversity and inclusion related positions within student government and community service programming. Cherokee currently works at Crossroads School for the Arts and Sciences as the Administrative Assistant of Diversity Initiatives and a varsity assistant coach for the beach/indoor volleyball teams. Additionally, she is currently pursuing Masters degrees in Sport Psychology and Journalism, while aspiring to play professional beach volleyball with the AVP. Her ultimate goal is to become a Cultural Sport Psychologist and Rhetorical Journalist, combining her passion for equity, psychology, and rhetoric
I am a trainee sport and exercise psychologist, lecturer in psychology at the University of Buckingham, and personal trainer. My mission is to helps others create satisfying and meaningful lives. My research interests lie in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Compassion-Focused Therapy.
I have always been interested in sport psychology and my first experiences came while completing my BSc in Psychology at the University of the West of England, Bristol. During the course I carried out a research project investigating the behaviour of sports fans, where I compared professional athletes perceptions of fan behaviour. I have since worked for a variety of sports media publications, which involved interviewing and working with a host of sports personalities. I am now looking to expand on my experiences in sport psychology and I am currently undertaking an MSc in Sport & Exercise Psychology.
I hold an MSc in Sports Psychology from LJMU. Using the principles of Sport Psychology I am currently supporting people in sport to unlock their potential. I am a former inter-county Gaelic footballer now giving back through coaching.
Christina is an ambitious MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology Student and Psychology Practitioner at Loughborough University with a drive to apply principles of Human Psychology within the world of sport and business. She has a unique interest in understanding and building a mindset capable of sustaining high performance focusing on desire, vision and habit. Christina believes based on her athletic and academic achievements that any individual has the ability to reach a level of infinite potential.
Clare Cunningham is a three time Paralympian, currently studying for an MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Loughborough University. Clare is currently working with the Loughborough University Women's 1 Tennis Team and has worked as an athlete mentor on projects and workshops with the EIS.
Owner/head coach at Alpha Human Performance, providing combined sessions of bodywork and movement training. Pursuing a DSc in Human and Sports Performance through Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Currently holds M.A. in Kinesiology- Sport and Exercise Psychology, B.S. in Elementary Education, LMT, NSCA- CSCS, NASM- CPT, and USAW. She has experience teaching and coaching preK-12, university, and professional athletes. Main research interests include mindfulness, sports anxiety, and athlete burnout.
Having graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with an MSc in Sport Psychology, I am now currently working as a KTP Associate in conjunction with Manchester Met University and Nuffield Health. As project manager, I am responsible for overseeing progress of a body of work that aims to innovate the Health Assessment service they provide through the personalisation of health messages.
A recent bachelor of science in Sport and Exercise Science, with qualifications obtained through Leeds Metropolitan University. An individual who has worked in various sporting environments aiding teams/athletes, with roles held including: strength and conditioning coach, nutritionist, psychologist and performance analyst.
Head of Psychology for Doncaster Rovers FC Academy | Author of the Journey (http://bit.ly/1PId32S) a self published book on success, winning and increased performance based on extensive experience of performance psychology in elite sport, business and education. HE sport lecturer.
22 years old, Played Rugby Union at age grade regional standard (u16,18,20s) and have a degree in Sport and Physical Education (B.Sc). Currently undertaking a Masters at Cardiff Metropolitan University on Applied Sport Psychology.
28 year old with a BSc in Sport and Exercise Physiology. My main areas of interest include: The physiological and psychological effects of various recovery methods in sport, coping strategies in individual sports and mental toughness. Sporting interests include, Football, Golf and Pool. Any questions feel free to ask.
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Dr. Mark Robinson is a world leader in understanding the behavior and personal development needs of student and professional athletes. He is a pioneer in Athletic Identity and has worked closely with high schools, colleges, professional athletes and foreign governments, helping them to understand the intricacies of students and athletes and professional athlete development. Over the course of a 20 year study, Dr. Mark, as he is commonly called, has developed a unique framework committed to the improvement of long-term student and student athlete success. In 2013, he introduced Personal Player Development Magazine, an online publication and the first of its kind. In 2015 he provided the methodology of Personal Player Development in his book titled “Athletic: Identity, Invincible and Invisible, the Personal Development of the Athlete.” In 2016 he launched the Institute for Personal Player Development. Dr. Mark has been a guest on a number of podcasts, blogs, radio shows and ESPN’s Outside the Lines addressing the issues and challenges athletes face today. By virtue of his experience and success, he offers a uniquely qualified perspective unmatched by most in the industry.
Have more than 10 years experience providing mentoring and personal development/lifestyle support to high performance athletes in a range of sports. Specialist areas include athlete welfare, dual careers, depression in sport and the Female Athlete Triad. PhD from Liverpool John Moores.
Postgraduate student in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Loughborough University. Research interests in stress and performance under pressure. I have worked as a sport psychology practitioner in a range of sports and offer psychological support to athletes and coaches looking to gain a mental edge over their opponents.
MSc Psychology of Sport and Excerise from Loughborough University, BSc (Hons) Psychology from Cardiff University. Coach, sport psychologist, athlete and fan for local triathlon, running and cycle clubs. Specializing in endurance performance from ultra running to IRONMAN triathlons.
BSc Psychology/MSc Psychology/MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology graduate. Former NCAA Division 1 football player and coach. Currently studying to become a certified strength and conditioning specialist. My mission is to support athletes and coaches with their performance and wellbeing needs, incorporating a holistic approach
I'm a postgraduate student studying Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc at Loughborough University. I also have an undergraduate degree in Psychology (BSc) from Coventry University. I have represented Great Britain in archery and continue to compete at national level. My specific interests include the promotion of women's sport and striving for equaliy in sport and media representation.
Evie is the deputy editor of Running Fitness magazine, and freelances in the health, fitness and psychology sectors. Having worked internationally for both the public and private sectors for over 15 years, Evie is now based in East Sussex and is completing a Masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Chichester University. As a mentor and support running coach, she particularly loves to help people build self-esteem and confidence; understand and manage their energy levels; develop coping skills; and foster self-motivation and emotional resilience through exercise and sport. Evie is a competitive runner, member of the Weald Tri Club, and a support coach at Sarah’s Runners.
Fionnuala is a Masters student at Loughborough University having previously completed a BSc in psychology at the University of Bath. Fionnuala is a competitive catamaran sailor, competing at national and international competitions. She will follow her passion for performance, understanding what separates the exceptional performers from the vast majority of good ones and pursue a career in sports psychology upon graduation in October
Graduated MSc in Sport Psychology and Coaching from the Norwegian School of Sport Science. Specialyzing in motivation, overtraining and athlete burnout. Academic and working experience is mainly focused around talent development and psychological qualities needed to excel into elite performance. Currently work as a head coach in cross-country skiing national team. Also provide mental training consultantancy for athletes and teams. Teaching sports in an upper secondary school. Sports director at Ølen Sportsclub.
I have an ongoing passion to explore human extreme endeavours such as extreme sports, I also like to participate in surfing and snowboarding as I feel that these sports express freedom and creativity. I also participate in cycling, running, strength training, hockey, tennis, trampolining and other physical pursuits . Recently I have taken up filming and photography and I like to film athlete/individual profiles on their activity.
I am a UEFA “A” licensed coach with a passion for all things football. I have also achieved a BA in business studies and recently completed a special purpose certificate in sport psychology.
Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology graduate from Bangor University. Currently a Probationary Sports Psychologist with BASES. Bilingual; English and Spanish. Footballer and sports enthusiast.
George Villarreal is graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio, where George earned a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and a Masters of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. George is currently a Ph.D student at the University of the Incarnate Word seeking a degree in Organizational Leadership with a research interest in Emotional intelligence and coaching efficiency. George's professional experience includes teaching and coaching in the secondary setting for thirteen years.
Currently a final year undergraduate at the University of Birmingham studying Sport and Exercise Science. For the past 3 years,in my spare time I have represented the University of Birmingham Netball first team and have competed at a range of levels over the years which has given me an insight into the issues performers and athletes face.
Greg Margolis, a current Springfield College Doctoral student, working towards a Ph.D in Sport and Exercise Psychology. I have been working as an Graduate Assistant with the Men’s Soccer team at Springfield College for three years and also consult with various athletes and teams in the area. Specializations include: self-efficacy, mental toughness, and mental imagery with video enhancements.
I am currently a masters student at Loughborough University with a particular interest in helping high performers to maximise their performance level in a range of sports such as Tennis, Rugby and American Football
I graduated from Brunel University in 2012 where I gained a BSc (Hons) degree in Sports Science. My main area of interest is the psychological and work enhancing effect of music on sports performance
Hannah is a CSP, HCP registered Physiotherapist, graduating with an MSc from King’s College London. She moved into the field of Physiotherapy after completing a BSc in Psychology at the University of Bath . This included a one year placement in Melbourne , working as a Sport Psychology assistant with Collingwood Football Club (AFL).
Hannah graduated with a first class BSc (hons) Exercise and Health Science and is currently an MPhil/PhD student at the University of Brighton and working toward BASES certified exercise practitioner status. Hannah works on both the University's GP referral and Cardiac Rehab Phase IV programmes. Hannah's research interests include the physiological and psychological responses to high-intensity intermittent exercise and applying this concept to the 'real life' setting.
Hannah is an HCPC registered Sport Psychologist. Hannah works with private clients in London as well as working with Swim England around the country. She is also currently a PhD candidate at UCL where she is researching eating disorders in athletes.
Helen Davis is a Sport Psychology consultant. She works with individuals, groups, teams, coaches in a range of different sports from elite athletes to novices. She has been a teacher for many years and always been passionate about sport. She is a long time competitive swimmer and swims nationally and internationally as a Master.
BPS Chartered Psychologist and HCPC registered psychologist. London, UK. Applied focus on interventions for emotional and mental wellbeing, addictions and substance misuse. REBT, Motivational Interviewing, group-work. Interested in athlete mental health/wellbeing, PED and steroid abuse, exercise dependence, and overtraining/burnout. Research interests - common factors in psychological interventions, practitioner fidelity and competence, REBT, single-subject methodologies, hermeneutics
I have always wanted to be a sports psychologist, ever since studying it at A-Level. After graduating from Northumbria University with a degree in Psychology with Sports Science, I was lucky enough to land a job coaching hockey for two years in Melbourne, Australia. Upon my return to the UK I started my MSc in Sports and Exercise Psychology at Loughborough University. In the past few months I have started working with local cricket and hockey teams to increase their awareness of sports psychology and to increase their performance. I am interested in the psychology of coaching and performance psychology.
I graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2012 with a BA (Hons) degree in Sport, Physical Education and Coaching Sciences. Despite covering a wide variety of subjects within the three years of study, Psychology captivated me the most.
An undergraduate student at Bournemouth University, reading BSc (Hons) Sports Psychology and Coaching Sciences. I am hugely passionate about sport. I relish participating, enjoy watching and get a buzz out of coaching. I have a long term ambition of assisting professional athletes in their quest to become better and overcome any hurdles, through becoming an accredited Sports Psychologist.
I currently work as a lecturer in sport at the Manchester College. I am also under 14s coach at a Championship football club's academy. My third role is as a sport performance (psychology) consultant specialising in football and mixed martial arts.
I graduated from Newcastle University in 2013 with a degree in psychology, and am currently studying MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology at Loughborough University. My desire is to become a successful Sport Psychologist.
I was a national level swimmer and competed at several national meets. I am a Sport and Exercise Psychologist in training, a fellow of the higher education academy and sport and exercise psychology lecturer at Northumbria University. I have a passion for performance development and primarily work and research in the area of mental toughness in elite sport
Jess is registered on the British Psychological Society Stage 2 Accreditation for Sport and Exercise Psychology. She is currently working with Glamorgan County Cricket Club, Cardiff Blues Rugby, Newport Dragons Rugby Academy, Newport Academy Football Club, MCCU South Wales and private clients. In the past, she has worked with Wales Learning Disability Football Squad, Golf Union Wales and Worcester Warriors Rugby Academy. Jess completed a Psychology Undergraduate and Honours degree in South Africa, and after a few years of working in the psychology field, attended Cardiff Metropolitan University to complete an MSc in Sport Psychology. Jess is also enrolled on a part-time PhD programme at Cardiff Metropolitan University, looking at the psychological development of young cricketers towards or away from the professional game.
22 year old Applied Sport Science student at the University of Edinburgh. I am passionate about all sports including Football and have a keen interest in Performance Analysis. I am currently a Sports Science/Recruitment Analyst Intern at Hibernian FC and have experience delivering Performance Analysis to Scottish National Teams.
Director of Sport Psychology at Kinkaid School in Houston and Private Mental Skills Coach for amateur and professional athletes. BA Psychology/Physics, Amherst College; MA Psychology/Coaching, Towson University; American Board of Sport Psychology Certified
HCPC Registered/ BPS Chartered Sport & Exercise Psychologist and LTA Level 3 tennis coach, driven by making psychology a more integral part of athlete development and helping people to get the best out of themselves and others.
I am dedicated to promoting physical activity for optimal mental and physiological health. I am currently studying for a PhD investigating the impact of physical activity and inactivity on musculoskeletal health across the lifespan at the University of Liverpool. I am passionate about long distance trail running, swimming and cycling and am excited to be competing in my first half ironman event in the summer!
I graduated from Birmingham University with an Undergraduate Degree in Psychology and am now pursuing a Masters Degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Loughborough University. I am a keen runner and regularly compete in track and cross country events.
I am a Sports Science student at Brunel University currently undergoing a placement year at West Ham United FC. I work within the Academy's Sports Science & Medicine department, which involves work with different sectors of the department including Sports Psychology, Sports Science, Strength & Conditioning, Sports Rehabilitation and GPS.
Having completed my BSc in Sport and Exercise Science at The University of Portsmouth, I continued my studies completing an MSc in Sport Psychology. Presently, I am working for Lane4, a management consultancy company, employing sport and organisational psychology to enhance individual and business growth
Katy has been in the training field for over 18 years facilitating adults, children, and athletes as an owner of the facility, Semper Strong. In addition to training, she has been a middle school English teacher for the past 14 years in Long Island, New York . She has received training from YALE University on their approach on social emotional intelligence and programming. She is also working on assisting the district in meeting the mental health mandates and social emotional programs for the students. Currently, Katy has created a student-centered run program where students are meeting their social emotional and athletic needs during their lunch periods.
I am a performance and mental skills coach based in Ireland. I hold an MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology from the Institute for Psychology of Elite Performance (IPEP) at University of Wales, Bangor (2012).
I am a 3rd year (BSc) Sport and Exercise Psychology student studying at University of Worcester and originally from Lincolnshire, England. Following my final year, I am looking to complete my masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Additionally, I find the psychological side of sport very interesting, with a special interest in anxiety and self-confidence. Although these are my preferred areas, the mental side to any type of sporting performance is interesting to me. When it comes to sports I’m interested in; football is my main sport although I play ultimate frisbee for the University of Worcester.
A Psychology graduate from Loughborough University, now studying there for a masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology. I am also very passionate about playing rugby and am a qualified level 3 personal trainer.
I have an MSc in Human Performance and a BSc in Sport Sciences from Brunel University. I play football in my spare time and have competed at a range of levels which has given me an insight into the issues performers face.
22 year old, Brunel University Sport Science Graduate. Currently working as a GCSE and A Level PE teaching assistant at the Duke of York's Royal Military School. Aspiring to be an Officer in the Army.
Leah holds a Master degree specialising in Sport Psychology from Brunel University. She works as a Wellbeing Coach and Personal Trainer in the corporate sector in Dublin, Ireland, while she also works with teams on Sport Psychology
Trainee sports and exercise psychologist, PhD researcher, and Rational emotive behavioural therapy practitioner (REBT). Birmingham, UK. Applied focus on interventions promoting psychological and physical well-being within exercise milieus. Professional interests include exercise dependence/avoidance, body image dissatisfaction, motivation & well-being. Keen exerciser and fitness model competitor.
Lewis is a BASES Probationary Sport & Exercise Scientist (Psychology) and currently undertaking an internship at Everton F.C Academy acting as sport psychology support and completing a number of projects. Lewis is a sport science graduating and is completing a MSc in Sport Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University.
I’m a student currently studying a BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire; I have a BTEC diploma in sports and exercise science. I’m a qualified FA referee and football coach with experience both refereeing grass roots football and coaching boys and girl’s teams from 4-17 years old.
Engaged in various sporting disciplines since the tender age of 8 years, I have experienced my fair share of ups and downs. This led to me considering a degree in Sport Psychology back in 2013, before changing my mind to pursue a brief semi-professional career. Suffice to say, I understand the significant impact of the mind not only when it comes to competition, but the preparation phases leading up to competition. As a trainee Strength and Conditioning coach, it is my job to work with all relevant staff to best prepare athletes to compete at their best.
Aspiring Sport Psychologist currently completing an OU module before starting BASES SEPAR in 2020. Studied in America, took and took a year out to coach football before returning to Bristol to do my MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology from UWE. Particularly interested in athlete/team confidence as well the coach's role in creating a motivational climate
I am a graduate of Sport and Exercise Science from Loughborough University, currently studying MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology. I am now volunteering as a sport psychology practitioner with Loughborough men's performance tennis. Interests in momentum, resilience and leadership
Pursuing Msc. Sport & Exercise Psychology, Loughborough University. I am passionate about combining my knowledge and experience of both Sport Psychology and sport, to contribute towards the holistic development of both the athlete and the individual in order to aid progression towards the professional levels.
I recently graduated from the University of Reading with a BSc in Psychology and now I am currently undertaking a MSc in Sports and Exercise Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University. Sport has always been a great passion of mine, partaking in Athletics for seven years.
Gives football training, presentations, workshops; coaches the coach; thinks about development- & achievement culture; has got a timeless interest in psychology and football BSc Child Psychologist, MSc Sports and Achievement Psychologist https://www.bauer-vandelooij.nl/
Maximilian is currently working with the CSF2 program as a Master Resilience Trainer - Performance Expert and has a private practice called Optimal Mindset Consulting - Mental Conditioning for Peak Performance.
Michael Mellinger serves as a Cognitive Performance Specialist for elite tactical athletes in the United States. His specialties lie in performance enhancement, visualization, goal setting, and sustained performance under high stress. Contact 'firstname.lastname@example.org' for questions surrounding his work and/or consulting.
Majoring in Sport Psychology, fascinated by performance enhancement through mental training. Currently pursuing a master's degree to expand my knowledge in this area and eventually work with athletes around the world to maximize their potential.
I am a 3rd year (BSc) Sport and Exercise Science student studying at University of Worcester. I am originally from the Czech Republic. I am also an active breakdancer (bboy) competing internationally, dance teacher, and dance performer. Additionally, I am very interested in nutrition, supplements, fasting and caloric restriction. However, I find interesting pretty much everything what is related to sports performance, exercise, dance, and health.
BPS Stage 2 Trainee Sport & Exercise Psychologist, Loughborough University graduate. Mental Skills Coach for Castleford Tigers RFL Club youth development, Intern at Leicester City Football Club Youth Academy. Tennis coach and player, with a specialist knowledge in disability sport through work with visually impaired and GB wheelchair tennis players
Nicola is an Olympic Weightlifting Yogi with an MSc in Sport Psychology. She specialises in yoga for athletes and using exercise as a tool for healing. Her first book, Yoga Gym: The 28 day plan for strength, flexibility and fat loss, will be out in January 2016
Sport and Exercise Science Masters graduate based in Cardiff, with a strong coaching background in rugby league. I grew up on football, switched to playing rugby union as a teenager, then transferred across to rugby league at university. I have developed a love of all things running during this time too. My psychological interests include the stress process, mental toughness, team and individual motivation, and most importantly, their application to sport and youth development.
BPS Trainee Sport Psychologist, and UK representative for the European Network of Young Specialists in Sport Psychology (ENYSSP). Owner of Pete Jackson Sport Psychology, working with athletes, teams and businesses to improve wellbeing and performance.
I am a trainee Sport Psychologist with an enthusiasm for multiple sports and investigating the psychological skills necessary to perform at an elite level. I currently hold a MSc in Sport Psychology from St Mary's University, UK, and I have had opportunities to gain experience within the field through working with athletes and teams across the UK. I aim to become a fully qualified Sport Psychologist and provide psychological skills training for multiple athletes and teams across a wide variety sports
I am working towards an MSc in Sport Psychology at the University of Portsmouth, alongside providing psychological support to individual clients and the academy athletes at a premiership rugby union club. After graduating from the University of Oxford with an MA in Experimental Psychology, I spent several years working in HR. During this time I practiced as a certified business coach and received a diploma in HR management. I am particularly interested in supporting athletes through periods of change and transition. I have represented Great Britain as a dressage rider and triathlete, and rowed for Oxford’s Varsity crew.
I am a Sport and Exercise Masters student at Loughborough university having previously completed a BSc in Sport and exercise science. I am passionate about performance psychology and translating research for coaches and athletes to apply in the sporting domain
I am a MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology student at Loughborough University. My interests are very much research based, exploring concepts to discover meaningful data. This blog will be used to make research findings more accessible to all.
HCPC Registered Sport and Exercise Psychologist working with Table Tennis Wales, Valleys Gymnastics Academy and MCCU Cardiff. One-to-One clients have included athletes from golf, cricket, rugby, football, triathlon, swimming, fencing, badminton, gymnastics, trampolining, table tennis and taekwondo.
I am a Registered Psychologist in Australia having also spent 20 years working in large corporates. I currently work with athletes at the Queensland Academy of Sport and have a Masters in Sport & Exercise Psychology from Staffordshire Uni.
Alongside my regular applied work with athletes, parents and coaches, I am undertaking a Professional Doctorate in Sport & Exercise Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). I hold the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society and I previously obtained an MSc Sport Psychology (Distinction) at LJMU in 2018 and a BSc Psychology (First) from University of Derby in 2017.
I graduated with a first class honours BA in Coaching and Sports Development from the University of Cumbria. My dissertation on sport confidence in amateur team sport athletes is currently being reworked and submitted for consideration to two peer-reviewed journals. I have presented the findinings of these studies at the BASES Student Conference 2012 and the Cumbria Research and Enterprise Festival 2012. I was awarded the Santander Loughborough Scholarship in August 2012 so I could begin my Masters. My interest in psychology stems from my work with footballers and 100 metre sprinters.
Roisin is a Masters student of Sport and Exercise Psychology in Loughborough University, England. She previously completed her Psychology Undergraduate Degree in Dublin City University. Roisin has played sport since she was a child and currently enjoys playing rugby. She hopes to one day work as a Sport Psychologist.
I am a UKCP registered Psychotherapist with a developing practice working with sports people, typically on problems outside of sports which may be impacting upon commitment to training and sports performance, such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues and substance misuse amongst other things. I am undertaking doctoral research on the subject of mental health in elite sports and am available to offer consultative support to sports psychologists around clients presenting with mental health issues.
Sarah is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked in a variety of NHS services since 2002. Her specialist interests lie in obesity, coping and diabetes, disordered eating, and working with psychological barriers that impact on physical activity. Sarah is currently completing an MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology at Staffordshire University. She is also a keen runner and regularly competes in events ranging from 5K to half marathon
Having been a high performing Rhythmic Gymnast and a sports coach to a variety of abilities, ages, cultures and backgrounds, this has significantly shaped who I am. These experiences greatly influenced my academic choices which led to studying Sport (BA Hons) at Durham University. As my knowledge of sport psychology grew, I soon realised how much influence it had on my own career as a gymnast and a coach. This led me to further pursue my academic studies, graduating with an MSc in Sport Psychology from University of Roehampton and embarking on the BASES SE Accreditation pathway. I have had experience with GB Rowing, Professional Football players, Junior GB Volleyball athletes, research, publications and more.
I am a current 3rd year student at the University of Worcester undertaking an undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science. I intend to further my education by completing a masters degree in Sport and Exercise Science later this year. I take an interest both academically and physically in a variety of sports, with a particular interest in Rugby Union, as this is my sport of choice. As I enjoy all the disciplines of sport & exercise science I like to think I am interdisciplinary. However, with regards to sports psychology the topic areas of interest to me are: injury, fear, and aggression.
I currently holds a bachelors and masters degree in sport and exercise psychology, this combined with 7 years experience as a professional golfer competing throughout the UK and Europe gives me an almost unrivalled amount of knowledge and understanding about the psychology behind performing under pressure and how the brain works during these pressure situations. I am always happy to answer any questions
Stephen is a former sports professional who now works in sport and exercise psychology. After studying for his MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology, BSc (Hons) Psychology and training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Stephen now uses his psychological skills and knowledge to help others reach their full potential. Stephen has written four books and has coached many highly successful individuals, business and sports professionals to improve their performance. Stephen is currently working within boxing, football, tennis, cycling and darts.
I am a recent psychology graduate from the university of bath with an interest in all sports, but especially football. I am currently gaining Sports Psychology experience by shadowing a charted sports psychologist's work, with the aim of starting a master's course in Sports and exercise psychology for 2018-19.
I graduated from Rhodes University in South Africa with a Distinction in my Master of Social Science Degree in Psychology. I am now the Owner and Managing Director of a company called Headstrong who are a group of Elite Performance Professionals.
I am a recent graduate of Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY with a BA in Psychology and am currently studying an MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology at Brunel University in London. I was a competitive gymnast for 13 years, which is where my interest in sport psychology first peeked.
Dr Thomas McCabe is a sports psychiatrist working from Glasgow, having a career change from general practice some 4 years ago. He is a key contributor to the growing speciality of sport psychiatry within the UK and has presented on the issue of mental illness diagnosis at national and international stage. He is particularly interested professionally and socially in rugby, football and cricket
raduated from the University of Central Lancashire in 2012 with a BSc in Sport Psychology, and went on to graduate from UCLan with an MSc in Sport & Exercise Psychology in 2013. Currently gaining experience in research and applied consultancy having worked with various sporting teams from amateur to professionals across a range of ages whilst also working with Rescon Ltd as a Research Assistant.
After completing a degree in Sport Psychology and a Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology I enrolled to become a qualified professional Sport and Exercise Psychologist with the British Psychological Society. I work with athletes on a day to day basis whilst still completing my qualification. I work with a range of sports from golf to volleyball working all on psychological aspects of their game.
BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and MSc Sport & Exercise Psychology Graduate and former Lecturer in Sports Coaching and Sport and Exercise Science at Leeds Metropolitan University. Current NCAA Division I College Soccer Coach, NSCAA National Staff Coach and Youth Soccer Club Director.
Warrick Wood is a lecturer of sport psychology in the School of Sport and Exercise at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand. Warrick has a strong coaching background, coaching basketball at a range of levels in New Zealand and having served as an assistant coach on a women’s college basketball team in Indiana. He has also worked for several regional and national sporting organizations in areas of high-performance and coach development. Throughout his time coaching and working in high-performance sport, Warrick developed an interest in the psychological aspects to performance, particularly at the competitive/elite level. He is currently completing his Ph.D., which is examining athletes’ perceptions of coaching behaviours which are conducive, as well as undermining, to basic needs satisfaction. Further, Warrick is currently working with various elite athletes and teams in New Zealand to enhance performance through mental skills training.