What is Sport Psychology?

Sport Psychology supports people in sport to prepare for the challenges of competition and training, and can involve covering many areas, such as; enhancing confidence, coping with injury, increasing motivation and performing successfully under pressure.

What does Sport Psychology Involve?

Sport Psychology involves various ways of working with those in sport to fulfill their potential. Psychological Skills Training involves working with an individual on practical techniques and coping mechanisms such as: imagery, goal-setting, relaxation techniques, and positive self-talk. Sport Psychologists also empower clients to adopt a healthy and effective mindset to enhance performance and well-being by exploring their goals, aspirations, and beliefs, and how they can impact performance.

Who benefits from Sport Psychology?

  • Athletes
  • Coaches
  • Sports-Parents and Carers
  • Support Staff
  • Officials

Sport Psychology can benefit all those in sport from grassroots to international level.

What is the role of a Sport Psychologist?

A Sport Psychologist works with individuals in sport to empower them to achieve their potential. Whether this is in performing, coaching, supporting or officiating, a Sport Psychologist supports clients to overcome challenges and enhance their strengths.

Erin’s key philosophy when working with clients involves:

  • Empowering the client
  • Working collaboratively together
  • Performance enhancement
  • Maintaining well-being and mental health
  • Supporting clients to take ownership of their mindset

Can Sport Psychology work for you?

Sport Psychology can be a game-changer. As the margins become increasingly narrow in sport, mindset is becoming increasingly crucial to performing well, gaining an edge over opponents, and maintaining mental health.

Want to know more about how we can support you to fulfill your potential? Get in touch.