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Graig Chow, Research & Practice Division Head

Dr. Graig Chow is an Assistant Professor of Sport Psychology at Florida State University. Prior to his arrival at FSU, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Departments of Psychology at UCLA and University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His research focuses on the development, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based interventions designed to enhance performance, well-being, and mental health in athletes. He is also interested in best practices in sport psychology supervision as well as student-athletes’ attitudes toward, motivation to engage in, and utilization of psychological services.

Graig has been published in numerous sport psychology and general psychology journals including Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, Journal of Sports Sciences, Psychological Assessment, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, and Small Group Research. He has authored book chapters on using objective measures in sport psychology consulting; clinical issues in athletes, exercisers, and performers; and collective efficacy in sport.

As a sport psychology practitioner, Graig has worked with a number of NCAA Division I teams as well as with professional, collegiate, and high school athletes. He is the Director of Sport Psychology Practicum and Supervision at FSU where he oversees the training and service delivery of graduate students in the program. Also, he teaches courses in sport psychology, stress and performance, group dynamics in sport, and supervision in sport psychology, and serves on the Editorial Board of The Sport Psychologist. He earned his Ph.D. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sport Psychology from Michigan State University in 2009.