As an athlete, you may deal with physical and mental problems that can threaten your ability to play or make it harder to live everyday life. That’s where an athletic counselor can help.
Sports counselors or sports psychologists can help you cope with the unrelenting pressure of being an athlete, as well as identify your own values and desires for your athletic career.
Sports therapy can help you if you’re dealing with any of the following situations:
In addition to affecting your game-playing ability, the issues listed above can also cause problems in daily life. As former NBA player Ben Gordon writes, a lot of athletes feel like they need to keep the pressures of their career to themselves, and doing so creates a lot of harm for your mind, body, and performance.
A sports counselor can help you explore your feelings and share tactics to help you get to a better mental space. And Mental Health Match makes finding a licensed therapist effortless. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.