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:
- Goal setting
- Mental toughness
- Performance anxiety or mental blocks
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.