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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.

Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Do You Need Sports Therapy?

Sports therapy can help you if you’re dealing with any of the following situations:

  • You struggle to meet the demands of the sport.
  • You’ve suffered an injury and are finding it hard to cope.
  • You have anxiety about your performance or the outcome of games.
  • You have symptoms of stress, including digestive problems, unhealthy sleeping habits, headaches, etc.
  • You aren’t sure if you want to dedicate your career to sports.

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.

Don’t Let Your Problems Linger: Find a Sports Counselor Today!

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.

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We will work toward helping you find meaning, happiness, and contentment in your life. I believe therapy results should not be a mystery; you should experience measurable, noticeable, and meaningful results from our work together.

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My practice is integrative, which means that I am trained in a variety of powerful and proven methods that can help you reach your goals and find new levels of meaningfulness, connection, and contentment.

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  • Panic Attacks
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  • Sports
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Identify and use your strengths, learn new coping skills, improve your communication, and create sustainable changes. I will listen to you, challenge you, and support you so that you can experience the growth and change you’ve been looking for.


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Identify and use your strengths, learn new coping skills, improve your communication, and create sustainable changes. I will listen to you, challenge you, and support you so that you can experience the growth and change you’ve been looking for.

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My approach is collaborative and hands on because let’s be real..no one wants a therapist who just nods and asks, “how does that make you feel”? At the end of the day, you just want a therapist who gets it, and I get that.

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  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
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  • Life Transitions
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  • Military Service
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As your guide I'll work with you to create a plan unique to your needs.

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I won’t just sit and listen. I understand the terrain of the mind and how to help it change. I use evidence-based practices to support your goals.

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Alyssa Zajdel
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Decrease anxiety/depression, build confidence and self-compassion, work through performance concerns, better understand and cope with emotions, and improve your relationship with your body.

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You are the expert on your life and what works best for you. I have expertise in mental health, sport psychology, and implementing change. Collaborating through our work helps you reach your goals!

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Amanda Kutz
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Clarify your core values, identify thoughts, feelings and behaviors that interfere with your values and learn tools for coping with difficult emotions. A treatment plan will be developed collaboratively to meet your unique needs and goals.


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Together, we will:

Clarify your core values, identify thoughts, feelings and behaviors that interfere with your values and learn tools for coping with difficult emotions. A treatment plan will be developed collaboratively to meet your unique needs and goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have a foundation of evidence-based therapy which I tailor to each individual I work with. I will provide you with tools to practice and use outside of our sessions to improve your mental health, wellbeing and overall life satisfaction.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Binge Eating
  • Career Burnout
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  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Changes
  • Personal Growth
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Understanding
  • Sport Injuries
  • Values
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