Prepare to Succeed: Private Consulting in Applied Sport Psychology

in Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology
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This article explores the challenges of building a successful private consulting practice in sport psychology. The author examines the extant literature on the experiences of recent graduates as they enter the field of applied sport psychology and also describes how his own educational and early career experiences have shaped his practice. A four-part approach to consulting with athletes is outlined, along with detailed information regarding practice development, clientele identification, and fee structures. The personal qualities essential for creating a successful consulting practice in sport psychology are also explored. Finally, a five-stage model of career development provides guidelines for maintaining and growing a successful consulting practice.

Jim Taylor is in private practice in Greenbrae, CA. E-mail: jim@drjimtaylor.com

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