Sport & Performance Psychology
Sport & Performance Psychology services make use of evidence-based mental and behavioral tools for peak performance in your sport, performance situations, and your life.
Mental Health In Sport and Exercise
Despite the many benefits of sport and physical activity, athletes of any age also face unique mental health challenges. Examples include:
Emotional aspects of recovering from an injury
Lack of motivation or enjoyment in sport
Anxiety related to sport performance or progress towards goals
Body image concerns
Lack of confidence in sport
Mental Training for Peak Performance
The mental skills involved in performing an athletic task can be trained, just like a muscle. They include:
Concentration: Learning to direct your focus where it is needed the most
Self-Talk: Identifying the things you say to yourself that might be hurting your maximum performance and replacing it with effective internal dialogue
Routines: Developing patterns and habits that facilitate your best performance
Visualization: Imagining the athletic tasks you want to perform at your best
Relaxation: Learning to regulate your emotions as they come up during an athletic tasks. Finding strategies that let you use that emotional energy to help your performance.
Group & Team Interventions
Teams and professional groups can benefit from learning skills togehter. Examples include:
Effective team communication
Team conflict resolution
Collective vision and goal setting
Consultation with coaches about team issues
Currently Dr. Hubbard is only available for group and team consultations. If you're interested, reach out!