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Mitchell Greene, Ph.D.
Dr. Mitchell Greene is a leading licensed clinical and sport psychologist, whose success over the past 15 plus years is his ability to tailor personalized solutions to his client’s problems. Dr. Greene works primarily with athletes pursuing high performance goals, or coaches and athletic departments looking to educate their student-athletes on mental health and performance enhancement strategies.
Typical clients are either college (or college-bound) student-athletes or elite or pro level competitors.
The most common areas of concern:
o Lapses in Confidence
o Mental Setbacks from Injury
o Sub-Par Performances in Games/Tournaments
o Difficulty Setting and Meeting Goals
o Problems Sustaining a Competitive Mindset
o Anxiety and Other Mental Health Issues
o Reacting Negatively to Mistakes
o Player-Coach Communication Concerns
Dr. Greene also provides workshops for teams and coaches on peak performance strategies and mental health awareness.
Sports coaches and teams appreciate Dr. Greene’s ability to make specific, practical suggestions to improve communication, build self-awareness, and establish goal-focused practice and game-day habits.
Examples of workshop topics include:
o Building a Culture of Unity
o Maximizing Practice to Learn and Grow
o Setting Goals to Improve Focus and Performance
o The Keys to Managing Mind Chatter
o Why Confidence is Overrated
To see recent workshops, please visit the workshops page of the website.
BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION:
Dr. Greene is an Adjunct Instructor in Temple University’s College of Public Health, a contributing columnist for USA Triathlon, and the sport psychology consultant to several athletic departments, endurance coaches and national race series. The breadth of Dr. Greene’s clinical expertise and the energy and focus he brings to his relationships with athletes, coaches and teams makes Dr. Greene perfectly suited to advise and support his clients as they strive (and help others strive) to reach their personal best.
Dr. Greene’s articles, book chapters, blog posts, podcasts, workshops and presentations have reached audiences from a wide range of sports, including basketball, squash, lacrosse, softball, tennis, football, figure skating, fencing, gymnastics, triathlon, track, and cross country.
Dr. Greene is married with three children and received his undergraduate degree in psychology and human resources management from Boston College, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Temple University. Dr. Greene also spent an additional fellowship year at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, specializing in family therapy.
Dr. Greene is very active in endurance sports, such as marathon running, triathlons and adventure racing.