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Dr. J is my name…

I am a mom, elite athlete, and sport psychologist: Dr. J is my name… A few weeks ago I wrote a comment on Jessica Mendoza’s (first female major league baseball broadcaster) Facebook post. I decided to make an intentional and deliberate comment illuminating my passionate need to spread my advice and ...

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Psychology of Sports Interview | Great Day SA

Confidence is half the battle, and nobody understands this more than an athlete. Dr. Julie Wiernik helps young athletes defeat the psychological barriers and pressures that can come with the game. Contact the Texas Center for Sport Psychology today to help your young athlete maximize their potential!

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Local Triathlete Ignores Injury, Competes Anyway

On any given day, Phipps could run 13.1 miles, swim 1.2 miles and pedal a bike for another 56 miles. If faced with fetching a five-pound bag of sugar from the bottom grocery shelf, however, or reaching for a cup of coffee, she’s not too sure if it’s worth it. “I’d have ...

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The Formula to Success

I am a coach- a coach of the mental game. If you ask any professional athlete or skilled performer, they will tell you that the mental part of the game is the most important ingredient to performance success. However, most people receive minimal mental skills training in their developmental years.  ...

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Life is sport, sport is life

Many people do not know what sport psychologists do. Athletes spend the majority of their time physically training for their sport yet little time is spent mentally training. And what is mental training? It is training the mind to increase the “controllables” in order to generate optimal performance. I help ...

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Why Go To A Sport Psychologist?

I feel that natural ability and physical talent is not enough to create success. One must be mentally tough especially in critical moments of competition. Are you the player the coaches look for when the game is on the line?   Going to a sport psychologist means you care about improving your ...

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The Benefits of Sports Psychology

Sports psychology has been beneficial to both athletes and non-athletes, as the field studies both the psychology of athletes and the effect of exercise on mental well-being in general. Teams that use sports psychologist improve their performance in many cases, particularly in team situations; in fact, sports psychology began when ...

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Welcome To TCSP!

Founded by Dr. Julie L. Wiernik, the Texas Center For Sports Psychology works with athletes, exercisers, coaches, artists and professionals to help them gain the confidence and motivation needed to overcome barriers, refine their focus and prepare to face challenges at any level. We believe that psychological and mental factors play ...

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