As a sport psychology consultant, Boca Raton psychologist, Dr. Robert Heller works with athletes, coaches and parents to help the individual athlete and/ or team perform at their best. Sport psychology helps individuals go from good to great, overcome mental blocks that may be interfering with an athlete performing at his or her best and provide counseling for personal issues which are causing distress whether it is at home, school or on the job.
Children, adolescents and adults can all benefit from sport psychology services as the mental game is every bit as important as the physical one. In a close contest, the mentally tougher player or team will definitely have the winning edge.
Mental toughness training is not only helpful in sports but provides individuals with life skills to better manage difficult people, situations and circumstances. Each of us could benefit by improving our motivation, concentration and confidence: Learning to relax, overcome worry, reduce anxiety and manage anger are wonderful life skills to develop.
Sports provides opportunities and challenges to handle victory and defeat, manage mistakes, communicate effectively with others, acquire self discipline, set and prioritize goals, organize one’s time and so much more.
Sometimes the pressures of competition lead to problems with food, alcohol, drugs and gambling.
Injuries can effect self-esteem and lead to anxiety and/ or depression issues.
As a performance enhancement specialist, Dr. Robert Heller works with athletes of all ages, sports and ability levels to help them fulfill their dreams to be the best they can be both in and out of their sport.
As a mental coach, Dr. Heller helps athletes more effectively with stress and distractions regardless of their source. Dr. Heller teaches individuals how to identify and maximize their mental and emotional strengths and reduce or eliminate those factors that limit or prevent attaining athletic excellence.
As a licensed psychologist, Dr. Heller is qualified to help identify and work with personal issues that can interfere with performance, mental health and physical well-being. As an athlete, he has competed in many sports and has numerous titles and championships, especially tennis, where he is certified as a tennis teaching professional.
Dr. Heller uses cognitive therapy, hypnosis, EMDR to help clients reach their goals. These powerful methods are useful, straightforward and can be learned and incorporated into your sport in a short period of time.
Sport psychology services include mental toughness assessments, personalized coaching/counseling, educational seminars, customized workshops, phone and video consultations and e-mail support.
Call Dr. Heller now at 561 451-2731 to get the winning edge in your sport.