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Psychology

For individuals:

  • You will have a full initial consultation to assess your needs
  • Any interventions that follow the initial consultation will be individually tailored to your needs
  • Follow up sessions will ensure that our interventions are effective 

For groups:

  • A full needs analysis can be carried out if required
  • The group session will be tailored towards the groups needs and can have an educational focus if required.
  • Follow up sessions will ensure that our interventions / educational sessions are effective 

Contact us

Email: SPRUclinic@chi.ac.uk
Call: +44 (0)1243 816057
Fill in our contact form
Tweet us: @SPRU_chiuni

What are the benefits?

You will get the chance to work with an experienced practitioner who has or is working towards registration with the Health and Care Profession Council (HCPC) as a sport and exercise psychologist.

Why should you do it?

  • If you are interested in maximising your potential then we can help you achieve this
  • We can help you identify your psychological strengths and can help you build on these
  • We can help you identify your psychological weaknesses and build your skills to overcome these

RESULTS

Enhancement of strategies to help strengthen psychological strengths and overcome psychological weaknesses in areas such as*:

  • Confidence
  • Anxiety control
  • Stress management
  • Motivation to train or compete
  • Communication
  • Performing under pressure

*Please note that this is not an exhaustive list and the intervention will be tailored to your needs.

What to expect from your first visit:

You may be contacted in advance to provide information for parking if required. Please allow time to park as campus may be busy. You need to make your way to the Tudor Hale Centre for Sport.

If you are under 16 please bring a parent or guardian with you to the session.

Check in at the Tudor Hale Centre for Sport reception where you will be shown to the consultancy room.

We will then ask you some questions to build a picture of your experiences which will be used to help formulate your intervention.  

What do you need to bring?

You are not required to bring anything with you to the session.

What do you get?

There are a variety of techniques that we might use depending upon your needs. These may include:

  • Imagery / visualisation
  • Self-talk strategies
  • Goal setting
  • Performance evaluation
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Rational emotive behaviour therapy