Sport & Performance Therapy
As a former NFL Players Assistance Clinician, Mary continues to provide services to athletes and their families.
In 2016, Guy McIntyre, director of alumni affairs for the 49ers, and Mary compiled a "Playbook" of service for former NFL players and presented this at the 49ers Annual Alumni week-end that year.
Mary is a member of the USOPC Mental Health Registry, the NBA Players Association Mental Health Registry, and the NFLPA Mental Health Registry.
Her work includes a comprehensive assessment identifying psychological and/or emotional barriers impeding performance as well as using behavioral and cognitive interventions with clients to work through each obstacle that is impeding performance.
She views herself as a "MENTAL FITNESS EXPERT” who can provide psychological counseling for athletes/performers in addition to performance enhancement services. One of her specialty areas
Is working with highly competitive teams to identify and strategize why team performance declines and to develop a strategic and customized plan for optimal performance.
"I have found it to be extremely satisfying to work with all levels of athletes and performers on enhancing performance. I am continually impressed with their energy, discipline, dedication and commitment."
Individual and Team/Group Assessment and Goal Setting for collegiate, young adult and senior athletes and performers seeking performance enhancement
Psychotherapy/counseling for athletes/performers with symptoms consistent with Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Trauma, Addiction and Relationship Issues
Managing conflicts that emerge due to competitiveness and misunderstanding in sport
Career transitions and working with athletes/performers in re-defining their sense of self post-sport
AASP (Association Applied Sport Psychologists) approved mentor for mentees on track to become CMPC (Certified Mental Performance Consultants)
*Mary works with clients collegiate age and above