Mental Health and Resilience: Lessons from an Olympic Medalist

Mental Health and Resilience: Lessons from an Olympic Medalist Marilyn Okoro has competed in elite professional athletics for 15 years in the 400m and 800m, recently retiring from the sport.  She is a 2 x Great Britain Olympian where she gained a bronze medal in the 4 x 400m relay. Now Marilyn is a Athletepreneur, …

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Encouraging Mentally Healthy Cultures in Sport

Encouraging Mentally Healthy Cultures in Sport Amy Izycky is a Clinical Psychologist and a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist specialising in Neuropsychology. She graduated from Durham University with an Honours degree in Psychology and a Masters of Science in Developmental Psychopathology. She later went on to complete her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Newcastle University and more recently …

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Encouraging Mentally Healthy Environments

Encouraging Mentally Healthy Environments A lot of people don’t view mental toughness in the correct light.  Many have pre-conceived ideas that mental weakness is the opposite to being mentally tough so in this episode we look to get the point across that this isn’t the case.   Especially to those that then go on to …

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Mental Toughness in Professional Football

Julian Dowe

Sports Psychology Tips: Mental Toughness in Professional Football Julian Dowe is a former professional footballer whose knee injury prematurely ended a stuttering career after nine years in the game.  During this time he played at various levels in England, Spain, Scotland, Sweden & Latvia. Retirement allowed Julian to observe of grassroots and elite level football …

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