What makes a great sport psychologist? Is there an ideal style or approach? What do you need to consider when working with a client? In this practical guide, Richard Keegan presents a user-friendly model of the sport psychologist's consulting processes and offers a framework for understanding best practice. Whether you are a trainee or a qualified sport psychologist, this book will help you to deliver a consistent, transparent, effective and ethical service at all levels of sport. Being a Sport Psychologist: * provides a clear and coherent model which accommodates different styles, philosophies and experience levels; * contains worksheets to help you record, evaluate, understand and reflect; * offers a range of useful case studies and examples; * is the first book to describe the process of being a sport psychologist from beginning to end.
Richard Keegan is Assistant Professor in Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of Canberra, Australia. He is a registered Sport and Exercise Psychologist and also supervises trainees. He was previously Director of Teaching and Learning in the School of Sport Sciences, University of Lincoln, UK.