PSPC uses a classification system to ensure that you are receiving the right treatment, the right skills, and the right level of support for the best outcomes. *

Performance Optimisation

If you are seeking an extra advantage, performance optimisation is targeted at enhancing:

  • Effort
  • Focus
  • Resiliency
  • Consistency
  • Ability to achieve your short and long-term goals

Performance Issues

If you are experiencing a drop in performance that either hasn't resolved itself or that is varied in duration, frequency and intensity. Ask yourself these questions.

  • When did this begin?
  • What am I doing to resolve this?
  • Do I understand what is driving this drop in performance? 
  • Psychologically, how is this impacting on me, and how does it relate to my performance?
  • Is there a pattern here? (ie: When I am under stress be it within sport and external)

Performance Impairment

At PSPC, psychologists are trained in helping clients who are experiencing difficulties in their personal lives. Psychological issues that can affect performance are listed below.

Type 1

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Problems with interpersonal Replationships

Type 2

  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Disordered Eating
  • Risque of Career Termination

Termination/Career Transition

This category refers to retired athletes and those considering retirement due to such factors as:

  • Injury
  • Age
  • Finance
  • Other Involuntary factors (e.g. de-selection, contract termination)

* These classifications have been adapted and modified from Gardner and Moore (2007) Multi-level classification system for sport psychology