Psychologist InformationFebruary 13, 2012 – 11:38 am

Psychologist Information

Clinical psychologists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients struggling with various mental health problems. These professionals make up the largest concentration of psychologists in the United States. Some clinical psychologists develop expertise in specific disorders, which could include severe anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and bi-polar disorders. Many provide counseling services for people struggling to cope with divorces…

Sports Psychology ProgramsApril 22, 2015 – 09:34 am

Sports Psychology Programs

Sport Psychology has strong roots at SJSU, dating back to the 1940s when Dorthy Hazeltine Yates started a class for aviators and athletes called Psychology of Adjustment in 1942. Interestingly, particularly for that time period, she also worked with high-level boxers on relaxation techniques and other forms of basic psychological skills training! Sport Psychology continued to be a major presence at San Jose State through the influencial work of…

Association of Applied Sport PsychologyNovember 19, 2013 – 12:53 pm

Association of Applied Sport Psychology

Incorporated in 1986, the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) promotes the development of science and ethical practice in the field of sport psychology. AASP is an international, multidisciplinary, professional organization that offers certification to qualified professionals in the field of sport, exercise, and health psychology. AASP promotes science and ethical practice in the field of sport and exercise psychology. AASP advocates the…

Sports Psychologist RequirementsJuly 5, 2014 – 08:52 am

Sports Psychologist Requirements

Sports psychologists study the link between psychology and sports and how it influences athletic performance, physical activity and exercise. Often, they work together with coaches and professional athletes, trying to increase motivation and improve performance. Others look at how sports is a tool to increase overall health and well being. Another field of interest is sports addiction. What We Do A sports psychologist may be involved in a variety…

AASP Sport PsychologyJune 25, 2013 – 11:30 am

AASP Sport Psychology

The Association for Applied Sport Psychology’s (AASP) is committed to the professionalization and advancement of the field of sport and exercise psychology. Consistent with this commitment, all AASP members must recognize their work-related professional privileges and associated responsibilities. Added Text The AASP Ethical Code is an important component of our professional responsibilities. AASP members and visitors should become familiar with the…

Los Angeles Psychological AssociationFebruary 25, 2012 – 04:35 pm

Los Angeles Psychological Association

Last December, a Senate Intelligence Committee report laid bare the extensive involvement of individual psychologists in the CIA s black-site torture program. Then, in early July, a devastating independent report by a former federal prosecutor determined that more than a decade ago APA leaders — including the director of ethics — began working secretly with military representatives. Together they crafted deceptively permissive ethics policies for…

Becoming a Sports PsychologistApril 13, 2015 – 10:39 am

Becoming a Sports Psychologist

1 Obtain a sports psychology degree by getting a Bachelor s degree in Psychology from an accredited college or university. If possible, sign up for Sports Psychology as an undergraduate study. The career field is growing rapidly, so finding such a program should not be that difficult. Ad 2 Get your Master s degree in Psychology or Sports Psychology. Most amateur and professional sports associations require their sports psychologists to have an advanced…