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Welcome to Gunning Mental Performance

My name is Scott Gunning and I am a Trainee Sport and Exercise Psychologist.

As a competitive athlete for the past 15 years, I know first hand how important having the right mindset is if you want to perform at your best. Therefore, I set up Gunning Mental Performance to provide Sport and Exercise Psychology support to individuals and teams, regardless of age or 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.

My aim is to work alongside you and help you to discover your strengths as an athlete, explore your thoughts and guide you to understand how you can utilise these to reach your true potential, both in sport and in life. 

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What is Sport and Exercise Psychology?

Used by almost all of the worlds best sporting performers, the aim of Sport and Exercise Psychology is to help individuals flourish, both as athletes and in their personal life. 

By using psychological skills, building self-awareness, exploring your thoughts, and feelings when you perform, and understanding your strengths, a Sport and Exercise Psychologist can help to enhance multiple areas of performance, including

  • Goal setting

  • Building confidence

  • Increasing motivation

  • Skill learning

  • Aiding with injury recovery

  • Improving teamwork

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How do I work?

To deliver my services, I work in two main ways, 1-2-1 consultations and group/team workshops. For more information and fees see the services page.

Individual Consultations

Suitable for athletes of all ages, and tailored to suit your needs, individual consultations allow us to work together to help you achieve your potential. All individual work starts with a FREE initial consultations to allow me to understand how best to support you.

These sessions can take place at your home, training venue or another venue of your choice. 

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Group/Team Workshops

My services are customized to meet the specific needs of each client. I work collaboratively throughout the entire process and guarantee measurable results. Contact me to find out how I can help today.

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