Sport psychology services offered:
- Individual and group therapy sessions
- Individual and team consultation sessions
- Educational workshops
- Coach trainings
- Parent consultations
Common targets of sport psychology treatment:
- Performance anxiety
- Depression or burnout symptoms
- Emotion control problems
- Relationship conflicts
- Body image concerns
- Concentration difficulties
- Injury recovery
Sport psychology FAQs:
What is sport psychology?
Sport psychology is the science dedicated to the understanding of behaviors and mental processes in sport settings.
What does a sport psychologist do?
Sport psychologists can help athletes and coaches to understand how mental factors affect their performance, and introduce specific strategies to help them strengthen their mental skills.
Beyond his practice, Dr. Kaufman teaches an undergraduate Sport Psychology course and co-leads a sport psychology research lab at Catholic University in Washington, DC, which has developed an influential treatment for athletes, Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement (MSPE).
Take a look at the February 2012 issue of competitor magazine for Dr. Kaufman's article on keeping a sport performance journal.
Plus, check out the Chevy Chase Running Company's June 2012 newsletter for his article on injuries and his sport psychology blog.
Dr. Kaufman is a licensed psychologist in Washington, DC and Virginia.
He is currently accepting new clients in both his Washington, DC and Alexandria offices!
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