Monday, July 21, 2014

Sport Psychology for Injured Athletes

Dr. John Heil received grant from Association for Applied Sport Psychology to develop an intervention program for injured athletes entitled: "A Self-Determination Psychological Intervention for Injured Collegiate Athletes”

The program will be conducted at the University of Utah - with Dr. Les Podlog & Dr. Tom Iriye

For information on the Psychology of Sport Injury;

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Players of Abusive Coaches are More Willing to Cheat

College athletes who have abusive coaches are more willing to cheat in order to win than players with more ethical coaches, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association and based on surveys from almost 20,000 student athletes at more than 600 colleges across the country.  

Published in the recent edition of: Sport,Exercise, and Performance Psychology


Thursday, July 3, 2014


Tues., July 8 – Tues., August 18                                                                 
$15 per session, if paid weekly -$90 prepaid for 7 sessions

Instructor:  Maureen G. Guelzow, Ph.D., LPC, Yoga Alliance Teacher

     Recent research has shown the practice of yoga to be beneficial for depression, anxiety, and stress reduction, as well as for other mental health conditions.  A weekly beginner’s yoga class focusing on breathing, asana practice, and relaxation to help alleviate symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress will be offered at Psychological Health of Roanoke. The cost is $15 per session, and payment is required before each session.  After the second class, if you choose to continue, you will be obligated to attend and pay for the remaining classes. If you know you will miss a class because of vacation, you may make arrangements with the instructor prior to July 8th to miss a session without paying for the missed class.

Equipment:  Wear loose fitting gym clothing.  Bring a yoga mat and 2 bath towels.  Bring a light weight Blanket (or lap blanket) and light jacket.  If you have yoga blocks, please bring them but they are not required.