Becoming a Sport Psychologist

Paul McCarthy, Marc Jones

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Sport psychology is a competitive profession with rigorous and demanding entry routes in terms of education, training and accreditation. Once qualified, the sport psychology practitioner will face complex, day-to-day professional challenges of the kind not always covered in conventional sport psychology textbooks. Becoming a Sport Psychologist is the first book to reveal the reality of working in sport psychology through the personal perspectives and narratives of some of the world’s leading sport psychologists, top professionals with many years experience of working at every level of sport, from amateur to elite, in consulting and support roles, and in sport psychology research.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages208
ISBN (Print)9780415525213
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • sport psychology
  • training and accreditation
  • education


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