This webinar presented by the SIMS Research Chair explores the concept of mental health, mental health disorders and strategies for dealing with them that are specific to the reality of high-level athletes.

The questions addressed are :

  • What risk factors for mental health problems are specific to athletes?
  • What is the difference between performance anxiety and generalized anxiety? How do you cope as an athlete?
  • How can you tell the difference between a period of depression and a period of sadness  or “the blues” in an athlete?
  • What’s the difference between a mental performance consultant and a psychologist?

This webinar’s guests are :

  • Juliette Maurin, M.Sc. doctoral student in clinical psychology and mental performance trainee
  • Sophie Brassard, PhD, C.o., athlete counsellor for the Aléo Foundation and the Game Plan program of the Institut National du Sport du Québec

⏱️ 48 minutes

Release date: April 26, 2023

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