Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Staffordshire University

Andrew is a full-time lecturer at Staffordshire University in sport and exercise psychology. After completing his MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Sheffield Hallam university, Andrew undertook and recently completed a PhD at Staffordshire University investigating the effects of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) as an intervention to enhance performance within the context of elite sport. Andrew is a Trainee Sport and Exercise Psychologist with the British Psychological Society working towards Chartered Psychologist status (CPsychol) and accreditation with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Andrew is currently the Lead Sport Psychologist with the Football Association England B1 (Blind) Football Team. Andrew’s research is focussed on the application of REBT within sport and performance settings as an approach to develop psychological health and optimise performance. Andrew is the West Midlands Hub Lead for the sport psychology peer supervision group (BPS) and the Conference Lead with the BPS West Midlands Branch.

Research Interests

The application of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy within performance settings.
The integration of technology to foster the practice of REBT.
The assessment of core beliefs and meta-cognitions.
Professional practice of sport psychology.
The exploration of core beliefs within extreme environments.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Staffordshire University

Education

  • 2018 
    Staffordshire University, Ph.D in Applied in Sport Psychology

Honours

Ph.D Sport Psychology