The use of counselling principles and skills to develop practitioner-athlete relationships by practitioners who provide sport psychology support

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Longstaff, Fran; Gervis, Misia;
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
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    mesheuropmc: education

This study examined how practitioners who provide sport psychology support use counselling principles and skills to develop practitioner-athlete relationships. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with thirteen competent practitioners (Mean age = 41.2 ± 10.9 years ... View more
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