A Student's Perspective on Graduate Training in Sport Psychology
Date of Award
Graduate School of Professional Psychology
Sport psychology ; Behavior/CBT; Training Manual; Graduate training
This article aims to add to the limited literature related to graduate training in applied sport psychology â€“ specifically from the perspective of a current graduate student. The paper begins with a discussion about the evolving definitions of sport psychology and applied sport psychology as well as a brief history of sport psychology. Next, reasons why graduate students pursue the fields of sport psychology and applied sport psychology along with how this impacts their decisions related to graduate training are examined. Then, literature as well as personal experiences from the author related to education, supervision, practica and internships, mentorship, and certification are explored. Finally, recommendations are provided for students considering graduate training in applied sport psychology.
Dale, Jessica, "A Student's Perspective on Graduate Training in Sport Psychology" (2012). Graduate School of Professional Psychology: Doctoral Papers and Masters Projects. 181.