WELCOME TO GUNNING MENTAL PERFORMANCE

My name is Scott Gunning and I am a Trainee Sport and Exercise Psychologist. Having been involved in sport since a young age I came to realise that the mental side of training and competing is often overlooked despite it being so vital to performance. Therefore, after completing both a BSc and MSc in Sports Psychology, I set up Gunning Mental Performance as a way of helping to provide accessible sports psychology to a range of athletes, regardless of ability. I seek to work from a 'client-centred approach' putting you, as the athlete, at the centre of the work and tailoring my services to your needs.

Outside of running Gunning Mental Performance, I am currently an athlete myself, competing predominantly in the 200m and 400m. I am also a fan of Chelsea FC, Formula 1, Star Wars and Marvel.

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WHAT IS SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY?

Sport Psychology concerns the teaching of psychological skills and techniques to help aid sporting performance. Many people assume that there needs to be a 'problem' to go and see a sports psychologist, but this couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, sports psychology techniques are now utilised by many of the worlds best sporting stars.


Some of the areas that sports psychology can help with include:

  • Improving goal setting

  • Increasing confidence

  • Enhancing motivation

  • Learning new skills

  • Aiding with injury recovery

  • Improving teamwork

  • Enhancing overall performance

 

SERVICES

Gunning Mental Performance offers a range of services to clients. In all cases, the initial consultation is provided FREE of charge. More information on costs can be found on the 'services' page.

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INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATIONS

A 'tailor-made' 1-1 service led by you.

GROUP/TEAM WORKSHOPS

Educational workshops for a group or team that provides an insight into Sports Psychology and skills that can be used.