Part of being an athlete means experiencing the thrills of victory along with the agonies of defeat. Competition is filled with highs, lows, and in betweens. With the intensity and the extreme pressure to perform, it can take a physical and mental toll. Managing the complexity of the associated feelings can be a cause of stress, anxiety, and even depression.
Sports psychology focuses primarily on means of enhancing game-time performance. This is a valuable field. But what about the mental health of athletes when not competing on the field? Who are you if you aren't an athlete? Our athlete counseling services take a more holistic approach that acknowledges the mental well-being of the whole person, not just the athlete.
It's never too late to change
Athlete counseling also takes into consideration what often happens with athletes after their playing days are over. The competitive spirit doesn’t go away. Oftentimes, this mental energy needs to be redirected in order to maintain wellbeing. During their playing days, athletes make use of creativity, quick reactions, perseverance, and resilience. It’s important to note that these characteristics are assets in relationships and business endeavors.
Whether you actively compete or have hung up your cleats, our athlete counseling helps clients channel their passion into other areas of life, developing a more holistic and fulfilling approach in the process. Learning how to transition into new endeavors with dedication and a competitive spirit will foster feelings of satisfaction. Discover a deeper sense of fulfillment and understanding with athlete counseling. It’s never too late to become who you want to be.