sports psychology & psychiatry


Peak performance in athletic competition requires life balance and the development of a specific set of mental skills that are applied in training and competition. At higher competitive levels skills such as breathing and relaxation, attentional shifting, positive self talk, visualization, goal setting, pre-competition routine, and intensity regulation become more important to consistent performance. Drs. McDuff and Garvin offer services to athletes, coaches, and teams at all competitive levels. For more information visit their website at