This course is for individuals who have:
An interest in sports
Dealing exclusively with athletes and sporting professionals, an interest in sports is necessary in order to understand their unique needs.
The ability to work in a high–stress, fast-paced environment
Much like their clients, sports psychotherapists must be able to work under immense pressure with many deadlines and with a variety of stakeholders, from athletes to managers and their respective agents.
Excellent problem–solving skills
The capacity for analysing and evaluating player performance data, combining it with therapeutic information, and using that information to develop an effective treatment approach.
The ability to create effective relationships
It is vital to working across departments and disciplines to achieve the best outcome for both individual players and the team.