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Sports Psychology

Take your fitness and performance to the next level when you address the mental aspects through sports psychology at Avera.

Advance Your Mental Game

At some point, all athletes struggle with issues related to their performance or even relationships with teammates and coaches. Learn how to identify these negative mental patterns and replace them with positive thinking that can take your game to the next level.

Both competitive and recreational athletes benefit from working with a sports psychologist who’ll lead you to breakthroughs by helping you identify and address a variety of concerns, such as:

  • Comparison
  • Goal setting
  • Injury
  • Mental toughness
  • Motivation
  • Performance anxiety or mental blocks
  • Self-discipline

Discover how to fill your mind with positive self-talk that fuels your performance. Find a new level of confidence in your abilities. Learn skills that will positively affect not only your athletic ability, but can also carry over into all aspects of your life including school, work and relationships.

Expert Counseling for Athletes

Take advantage of the experience and expertise of our counselors, including Alysa Klein, CAC, who not only holds Master’s degrees in counseling and sports psychology, but also benefited from sports psychology as a NCAA Division I and professional basketball player. Both individuals and teams can schedule a variety of sessions with Klein, including:

  • Athlete individual sessions
  • Coach individual and group sessions
  • Parent group sessions
  • Team group sessions

Each session is personalized based on the individual or group’s needs. To schedule a sports psychology session, call 605-322-4079.

You can also find a licensed counselor near you and discover sports psychology tips in our health library.

Get the Athletic Republic Advantage

Gain speed and explosiveness through our Athletic Republic sports training program. This unique speed, strength and conditioning approach incorporates non-traditional, revolutionary methods to take you to the next level.

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Stay Active, Stay Healthy

To learn more about programs available near you, contact one of our Avera Sports locations:

  • Aberdeen – 605-229-8336
  • Mitchell – 605-995-2445
  • Pierre - 605-224-3162
  • Sioux Falls – 605-322-3278
  • Yankton – 605-668-8357

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Individual & Team Performance Programs

Take advantage of individual and team performance enhancement programs, such as:

Live Better. Live Balanced. Avera.

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