As an accredited sport psychology coach, member of the British Psychological Society and registered practitioner psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council. Darren has successfully worked with many members of the exercise conscience and unconscious public outside of his contracted work with academies, athletes, schools and teams.
To date the later has included international sailors, marathon runners, triathletes, weightlifters, footballers, rugby players, clay pigeon shooters and county cricketers. In addition, he has also appeared on Premier League TV and has been interviewed for national news outlets, including the Huffington Post and Rugby World.
As we all know the psychological demands of sport and exercise can be stressful, which is why learning how to effectively cope with the hurdles that may arise to maintain a level of enjoyment and stave off frustration is often very important.
With this in mind Darren provides a bespoke service for all of his clients to help them achieve their goals through better management of their own mindset and wellness. As an academic lecturer and researcher in psychology you can be rest assured that all of his provided support is always drawn from evidence-based skills and techniques.
Your coaching sessions together can help to address many common areas often inclusive of confidence, emotional control, motivation, decision-making, pain management, resilience, stress management and, performance under pressure to name a few.
Darren believes in making psychology, sometimes seen as complex and mysterious, simple and accessible for people of all backgrounds and levels.
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Qualifications and Memberships
- PhD in Sport Psychology
- Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
- Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- Member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology
- BSc (Hons) Psychology
- Engaged in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as an ethical-legal requirement of BPS and HCPC