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Essential Guide for Mental Performance Consultants

Prepare with confidence for AASP’s Certified Mental Performance Consultant® exam

The Essential Guide for Mental Performance Consultants is an authoritative reference presenting foundational information and best practice methods to help athletes and clients develop and use mental, life, and self-regulatory skills to optimize their performance.  Authored by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), this web textbook provides an interactive and convenient platform to prepare for the Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC®) certification exam.

Study this web textbook on the go!
The Essential Guide for Mental Performance Consultants can be used on a variety of devices, offering a practical and affordable way to explore the foundations and applications of sport psychology.

Editors: Sarah Carson Sackett & Natalie Durand-Bush
Co-Editor: Lauren Tashman

The Guide will be released in January 2021 and available for purchase in the $75-100 range.

Table of Contents & Authors:

  • APPLICATION OF THEORIES AND PRINCIPLES OF COUNSELING AND CONSULTING
    Natalie Durand-Bush, Göran Kenttä, Claire-Marie Roberts

  • FOUNDATIONAL PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES, MODELS, AND CONSTRUCTS
    Mary Fry, Candace Hogue
  • LEARNING AND SKILL ACQUISITION
    Christopher Aiken, Kevin Becker
  • LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
    Stewart Cotterill, Katrien Fransen
  • TECHNIQUES FOR DEVELOPING RAPPORT, TRUST, AND OPEN COMMUNICATION WITH CLIENTS
    Frank van den Berg, Sharleen Hoar
  • ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUALS, TEAMS/GROUPS, & ORGANIZATIONS
    Christopher Wagstaff, Alessandro Quartiroli
  • MENTAL SKILLS AND TOOLS RELATED TO PERFORMANCE
    Cindra Kamphoff, Angela Fifer, Jennifer Schumacher, Michelle McAlarnen
  • PERFORMANCE PSYCHOLOGY INTERVENTIONS
    Geir Jordet, Frank Abrahamsen, Pierre-Nicolas Lemyre
  • EVALUATION OF CONSULTING AND PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS
    Peter Haberl, Lee-Ann Sharp
  • COACHING EFFECTIVENESS
    Melissa Thompson, Kristen Dieffenbach
  • PSYCHOLOGY OF INJURY AND REHABILITATION
    Britton Brewer, Monna Arvinen-Barrow
  • PHYSIOLOGICAL & NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL BASES OF PERFORMANCE
    Penny Werthner, Sommer Christie, Louis Passfield
  • ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES
    Hillary Cauthen, Leigh Skvarla
  • CULTURE AND DIVERSITY
    Leeja Carter, Carole Oglesby

The Essential Guide for Mental Performance Consultants
Association for Applied Sport Psychology
©2021 • Web Textbook
Web Textbook: ISBN 978-1-4925-8984-6