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Cancer, Sport Psychology And Mental Toughness

     Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist, Hypnotherapist, Author Founder, StayInTheZone.com  My lovely wife, best friend and soul mate, was diagnosed with a serious brain tumor about three months ago.        After her biopsy, she could barely talk or walk. To help Robin fight this challenging fight, I […]

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Sports Psychology And Baseball: What Are The Four Most Common Problems?

           Spring training for major league players, college baseball players and high school players is winding down and the regular season is about to begin.        Every year, about this time, I get lots of calls from players, coaches and parents of players. In general these calls are about the following kinds of issues: […]

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Golf Tips And Tennis Tips: How To Improve Your Game Without Spending Money On Lessons Or Equipment

What percentage of your golf game is mental? What percentage of your tennis game is mental? If you want to get mentally tough and discover the sport psychology techniques that the pros use, come to Dr. Granat’s free one hour  seminar on Monday, February 26th at 7:00 PM. To reserve your spot, call 201 647-9191. […]

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Who Will Win The Super Bowl This Year? Psychology And Math Predict The Winner

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Team Building For Cancer Patients And Their Families

  My wife is being treated for a serious brain tumor and is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation. She is about four weeks into her rigorous treatment regime now. Several sport psychology techniques have proven to be helpful to her, to me as her caretaker and to her fellow cancer warriors. Notice, that I do not […]

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How To Fight The The Fight Against Cancer: Six More Tips For Patients And Caretakers

Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. Psychotherapist, Author, Founder, www.StayInTheZone.com   In the last forty days, I have been thrown into the role of super caretaker. My dear wife has been diagnosed with a serious brain tumor that she is being treated for with chemo and radiation and a third medication. She went from being quite healthy […]

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Eleven Things That Are Really Terrific About Cancer

Jay P. Granat, Ph.D., LMFT Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist, Founder, StayInTheZone.com   My wife was recently diagnosed with a very serious brain tumor. I have mentioned this in previous blog posts. Now I am writing a series of pieces on using humor, sport psychology and self-hypnosis to put up a good fight against this challenging disease. Believe […]

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How To Fight Cancer: Twenty One Tips For Patients And Caretakers

How To Fight Cancer With Sport Psychology: Twenty One Tips For Patients And Caretakers Jay P. Granat, Ph.D.    For almost thirty years, I have coached some of the top athletes in the world from a wide variety of individual and team sports. You name the sport and I have worked with an athlete who […]

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Georgia Vs. Alabama Who Will Win The National Championship

My colleague, coauthor and good buddy and I sometimes use math and psychology to forecast winners of big games. https://tinyurl.com/y9ag99ku    

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How To Cope With Cancer With Humor, Sports Psychology And Self-Hypnosis

Jay P. Granat, Ph.D.   My wife began the first part of her beating cancer marathon today with a visit to the blood lab. There are about fifteen phlebotomists and another half dozen support staff in this part of the building. The waiting is not too bad. It is kind of a sad place, however, […]

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How To Cope With A Serious Illness With Humor Sports Psychology And Self-Hypnosis

Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. My wife was recently diagnosed with an inoperable, cancerous brain tumor. This came as a complete shock to myself, to my spouse, to my kids and to ou friends. We were all terrified, worried, frightened and trying to remember to take on thing at a time and remain as positive as […]

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Astros vs. Dodgers Who Will Win The 2017 World Series? Math And Psychology May Hold The Keys

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Sports Psychology And Self-Hypnosis For Tennis Players

Tired of losing to players you should beat? Hoping to get a tennis scholarship at a top school? Want to master the mental part of tennis? On Monday, October 23 at 7 PM, I will be giving a free 90 minute seminar for tennis players, tennis coaches and parents of tennis players. I will go […]

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Sports Psychology And Hypnosis For Soccer Goalies, Hockey Goalies And LaCrosse Goalies

Being a top  goalie require special athletic and mental skills including focus, confidence, resilience and the ability to play in the zone when the pressure is on. On Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7:00 PM,  Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. will offer a free seminar showing goalies how they can use sport psychology techniques and self-hypnosis […]

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Sports Psychology: How To Develop Confidence In A Young Athlete

Sports Psychology: How To Build Confidence, Relaxation And Focus In A Young Athlete    Athletes of all ages are always looking for ways to be more confident, focused and relaxed when they compete in their respective sport or sports. There are many techniques which can be helpful to them including visualization, positive self talk, meditation, […]

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Golf Tips: Nervous On The First Tee?

Golf Tips: Are You Nervous On The First Tee? Simple Hypnotic Technique Helps Golfers To Remain Relaxed On The First Hole   Lots of golfers report feeling anxious or nervous on the first tee. In many instances, they are concerned that they will embarrass themselves while their group looks on. Others are worried about the […]

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