Dr. R. Kweku Smith engages clinicians into the world of sport psychology. This discussion explores the areas that are germane to this world and these elite performers and discusses how to get involved in this area of study, explore the most common diagnoses and problems with individuals in this field, and teach interventions for diverse sub-populations (e.g., race, gender, orientation, nationality) within this field of study.
- Describe the origins of Sport Psychology and how the field is consistently evolving for those interested in working with this sub-population.
- Identify the most common mental health issues experienced by elite performers (e.g., athletes, entertainers, C-Suite executives) and how treatment varies for these populations.
- Demonstrate psychological interventions for diverse populations (e.g, race, gender, sexual orientation, nationality).