Developing a philosophy and theoretical framework: Two cases that changed my approach to consulting style

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Practitioners in psychology/counseling and sport psychology have seen the benefits associated with the use of technology in practice. This chapter provides an overview of a case that identifies how a sport psychology practitioner has integrated various forms of technology into their work with a university athlete. It discusses the process of integrating technology into practice brings up many practical, ethical, and legal implications for practitioners to consider. Throughout the course of her consultation with Phil, Dr. Jones used several forms of technology for varying purposes. Dr. Jones utilized bio/neurofeedback technology during sessions to help Phil build awareness of his internal states and encourage effective self-regulation. Other technology utilized by Dr. Jones included multimedia creation software that could be readily available on Phil’s computer or mobile device. The ethical and legal issues surrounding the use of technology in the practice of sport, exercise, and performance psychology should be considered closely in all situations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobal Practices and Training in Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology
Subtitle of host publicationA Case Study Approach
EditorsJ. Gualberto Cremades, Lauren S. Tashman
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781317230595
ISBN (Print)9781138805965
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016


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