Duncan Simpson, Ph.D, CMPC is a sporting activities psycho therapist and also the supervisor of individual advancement at IMG Academy– a boarding college and also sporting activities training institute situated in Bradenton, Florida. The college was started in 1978 and also has actually come to be recognized for being just one of the globe’s leading organizations for the advancement of professional athletes.
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Desired even more evidence? Below are several of IMG statistics:
- 1,400+ DI positionings given that 2011
- 153 DI positionings from 2021 grads and also post-graduates
- Top-25 nationwide position for lacrosse each year given that 2015
- 17 pupils and also graduates chosen in the MLB Draft given that 2019
- 12 graduates on NFL lineups to begin the 2021 period
- 11 graduates in the 2020 Summertime Olympics
WHAT DOES A SPORTS PSYCHO THERAPIST DO?
Simply put, it’s a sporting activities doc and also psychological health and wellness expert that deals with professional athletes to aid them acquire psychological stamina and also security to accomplish their complete possibility in their particular sporting activity. Whether that’s via psychological training and also visualization strategies, or techniques to enhance emphasis and also focus, stress-management strategies, or resolving individual and also social problems that might influence efficiency, the concept is to collaborate with the professional athlete to develop self-confidence and also a favorable attitude.
Dr. Simpson, at IMG Academy, supervises 2 d epartments and also deals with pupil life, college sporting activity, and also APD personnel to guarantee the very best experience for 1400 student-athletes. Making use of both qualitative and also measurable evaluations to produce an account for each and every person, Dr. Simpson and also his group purpose to sustain each professional athlete to create self-confidence, durability, inspiration, emphasis, in addition to various other characteristics that will certainly be helpful for their efficiency.