Whitney Houston and Sport Psychology?

January 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Sports Psychology

I just had an 'ahhaa”  moment while reading a Sport Psychology book that has a great chapter on how mood and emotion effects performance. I used to listen to Whitney Houston’s I Want to Dance with Somebody before games and would get hassled by teammates (in a loving way of course) because it was different [...]

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Tim Tebow and VarsityParenting?

January 18th, 2012 · No Comments · Sports Psychology

  I spoke to an athlete last week who felt she needed to “pull the trigger” in the return to her sport after an injury. She was dealing with fear, anxiety, and self-doubt – something she had not faced prior to the injury.  This week I pulled up an article only to find out a [...]

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How do athletes keep going?

January 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Sports Psychology

 I am amazed by my clients every day. I have a 14 year old dancer who, after a few weeks of therapy, has a goal to feel good about herself no matter what the judges write on her evaluation. She does not want to get down on herself and feel completely distressed if the judges [...]

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