CENTER DIRECTOR NAMED FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Dr. Trent Petrie, Center Director and past-President of Division 47 of the American Psychological Association (APA) was named Fellow at the 2013 annual APA Convention that was held July 31 to August 4 in Honolulu, HI.  Dr. Petrie was awarded the Fellow status for his research in the areas of eating disorders, body image, athletic injury, and professional issues in sport psychology, his applied work with athletes, sport teams and coaches, and his role in training future sport psychologists through UNT’s APA-accredited counseling psychology program.

CENTER DIRECTOR DELIVERS PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Dr. Trent Petrie delivered his presidential address for Division 47 (exercise and sport psychology) of the American Psychological Association at the annual convention, which was held July 31 to August 4 in Honolulu, HI.  In his speech, entitled ‘What Psychology Can Teach Us About Being A Sport Psychologist,’ Dr. Petrie argued that sport psychology has not as fully embraced current theories and empirically-supported approaches from general psychology that could be useful in the applied work that is done in the field.

CENTER AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM NOMINATED FOR DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY FROM THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, DIVISION 47

The Center and its affiliated training program in sport psychology through the Department of Psychology’s APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program was nominated for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Exercise and Sport Psychology within Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) of the American Psychological Association for 2013.  Center Director, Dr.

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