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What is sports psychology?

Sports psychology is a specialised field that focuses on the mental and emotional aspects of sports performance.

It encompasses a range of techniques and strategies designed to help athletes enhance their mental skills, optimise their mindset, and overcome challenges, ultimately leading to improved performance, consistency, and overall well-being.

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Sports Psychology Services

Individual Consultations

Personalised one-on-one sessions with a licensed sport psychologist to address specific challenges, set goals, and develop customised mental training plans.

Performance Enhancement

Techniques for improving focus, confidence, motivation, and mental resilience, allowing athletes to perform at their best under pressure.

Stress and Anxiety Management

Strategies to manage pre-competition nerves, anxiety, and stress, enabling athletes to stay calm and focused in high-pressure situations.

Goal Setting and Visualisation

Utilising goal-setting techniques and visualisation exercises to enhance performance and achieve desired outcomes.

Team Dynamics and Communication

Workshops and sessions focused on improving teamwork, communication, and leadership skills within a competitive environment.

Confidence Building and Self-Efficacy

Cultivate a strong sense of self-belief and confidence in your abilities. Discover strategies to overcome self-doubt and unlock your full potential.

Who Can Benefit from Sports Psychology?

Athletes at All Levels

From beginners to elite professionals, everyone can benefit from developing their mental game.

Coaches

Enhance coaching effectiveness by understanding and implementing sport psychology principles with your athletes.

Parents and Guardians

Gain insights into supporting young athletes’ mental well-being and performance development.

Rehabilitation and Injury Recovery

Learn strategies to cope with the psychological aspects of injury and facilitate a smooth recovery process.
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About Brisbane Sports Medicine

Why choose us for Sports Psychology?

Experienced Professionals

Our team consists of licensed psychologists.

Personalised Approach

We tailor our services to meet the unique needs and goals of each individual or team.

Evidence-Based Techniques

Our strategies are grounded in the latest research and have been proven effective in real-world athletic settings.

Confidentiality

All consultations are conducted in a secure and confidential environment

Meet Our Sports Psychologist

KAT MELLON

General Psychologist
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Hons)
Kat is passionate about developing a collaborative approach to therapy to assist clients to identify goals and strengths within themselves and to build upon them when faced with stressful situations. Kat has a background of professional experience within private practice and sporting teams with both men and women. She uses evidence-based practices informed by DBT, Motivational Interviewing, ACT and EMDR.

Kat has a keen interest in sports psychology and working with developing athletes and teams to enhance performance, cope with the pressure of competition and achieve their full potential.

She is currently the lead psychologist for Coorparoo Kings QAFLW program and has experience working with school and community based sporting teams as well as professional and amateur athletes and coaches across a range of sports including, AFL, soccer, swimming, cricket, boxing, rowing, athletics, water polo and rugby.

With her own history of competing in elite sport she understands the challenges it brings and connects with teams and individuals on a personalised level to help them reach their goals.