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Counseling Services

Our clinicians address multiple issues impacting athletes, coaches, trainers, management and others invested in sport. We address problems through sports-oriented, solution-focused and value-driven approaches.

Areas we address

SPORTS PERFORMANCE AND ANXIETY

SPORTS PERFORMANCE AND ANXIETY

Excessive worrying about your performance hinders your focus and limits your success.

SPORTS INJURY AND RECOVERY

SPORTS INJURY AND RECOVERY

Being injured can lead to self-doubts, depression and anxiety about returning to the same level of fitness as before.

POST-SPORT TRANSITION

POST-SPORT TRANSITION

Leaving your sport behind can create feelings of grief about the past and fears about the future.

TEAM AND FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

TEAM AND FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Ruptures in important connections can impact your mental game and team cohesion.

ELITE ATHLETE COUPLE

ELITE ATHLETE COUPLES

Being in a relationship as an elite athlete, or being connected to one, presents its own unique challenges.

ATHLETES, EATING DISORDERS AND BODY IMAGE

ATHLETES, EATING DISORDERS AND BODY IMAGE

Restricting food, bingeing and purging are dangerous and destructive and lead to poor performance.

COMPULSIVE EXERCISE and OVERTRAINING IN ATHLETES

COMPULSIVE EXERCISE and OVERTRAINING IN ATHLETES

Pushing your body beyond its limits to recovery can lead to injury, depression and anxiety.

Substance abuse

SUBSTANCE ABUSE WITH ATHLETES

Performance anxiety, depression or chronic physical pain can leave some turning to substances to cope.

Non Traditional Sports

NON-TRADITIONAL SPORTS

Performance anxiety, body image and eating issues, negative mood and injury also impact participants in non-traditional

NIL

NAME, IMAGE LIKENESS (NIL)

Managing your own brand while still juggling academic and athletic responsibilities can be overwhelming.

PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAUMA IN SPORTS

PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAUMA IN SPORTS

Sport scandals, like sexual assaults on some athletes, are increasingly being revealed.

STRESS OF SPORT RECRUITMENT AND TRANSFER

STRESS OF SPORT RECRUITMENT AND TRANSFER

Deciding where you want to live, study and compete can be overwhelming.

SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND SPORTS

SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND SPORTS

The stress of keeping your identity private or anxiety about coming out can take their toll on your mental game.

ATHLETES AND THE MEDIA

ATHLETES AND THE MEDIA

Comments and criticism on social media and in the press can chip away at an athlete’s confidence and self-worth.

PANDEMIC IMPACT ON SPORTS

PANDEMIC IMPACT ON SPORTS

In its wake, the pandemic left some athletes struggling with chronic anxiety, depression and uncertainty about the future.

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