How is therapy for athletes different?
Sports Psychology seeks to understand the impact that psychological factors have on physical performance, and the emotional influence that sports have on the athlete and family. When added to a training program, Sports Psychology can help athletes prevent problems and overcome difficulties when they occur.
In this way, Psychologists specializing in this field assist athletes to achieve peak performance goals while maintaining their competitive edge. This mind body approach helps performers, athletes, and their families with their overall emotional health and development.
Therapists specializing in athletes and performers also help coaches and parents provide better support.