The Bergen Record Newsapaper ran this article on the increased demand for mental training for youngsters.http://www.northjersey.com/betterliving/family/Therapists_play_increasing_role_in_youth_sports.html
10/17/2005Jap P. Granat, Ph.D.Psychotherapist, Founder, StayInTheZone.com Jim was a thirty two, year old investment banker. Some would describe him as a bit of a “Type A” personality. He had been playing golf for fifteen years and had a fourteen handicap when he game to see me. His goal was to get down to a single […]
3/10/2006Jap P. Granat, Ph.D.Psychotherapist, Founder, StayInTheZone.com Over the years, I have coached and counseled many golfers on the psychological aspects of playing fine golf. Golf pros will tell you that putting and the short game are the keys to scoring well and winning on the professional tour. Putting and the short game are very important […]
Sports Psychology Questionnaire: Does Your Child Need A Sport Psychologist Or A Mental Toughness Coach?
5/21/2006Jap P. Granat, Ph.D.Psychotherapist, Founder, StayInTheZone.com Every week I get calls from parents who are concerned about their kid’s athletic performance. These young athletes compete in a wide range of sports including golf, tennis, soccer, baseball, basketball, football, ice skating, track and field, wrestling, bowling, lacrosse, swimming, fencing and the martial arts. Many of these […]
6/26/2006Jap P. Granat, Ph.D.Psychotherapist, Founder, StayInTheZone.com Academia and sports are becoming increasingly more competitive in today’s world. I recently read that some of the Ivy League schools are now rejecting seventy percent of the valedictorians who apply for admission. Obviously, these elite schools are swamped with applicants. In addition, the admissions people are now considering […]
7/10/2006Jap P. Granat, Ph.D.Psychotherapist, Founder, StayInTheZone.com To perform to their fullest potential, athletes need to find the right level of self confidence. During the last twenty years, I have counseled athletes with varying degrees of confidence. Frequently, athletes are lacking in confidence when they come to see me. We build them up through counseling, new […]
This week, I wrote a short column about the New York Yankees. Check out Sporting News.
This article offers help for parents, athletes and coaches. http://ezinearticles.com/?Sports-Psychology—Anger-Management-and-Young-Athletes&id=2107611
The Bergen Record ran this article about my work with young athletes today: http://www.northjersey.com/betterliving/family/Therapists_play_increasing_role_in_youth_sports.html
Here is a link to a fascinating film about this topic. I am interviewed in this documentary. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9adl5twJlU&feature=channel_page
Alex Rodriguez will be out of the New York Yankee lineup for some time. It appears that he is facing two procedures and it is hard to predict how quickly and how completely a person will heal from operations. He could be out for a longer period of time. He may come back and be […]