Dr. Jamie Shapiro is an Associate Professor and the Assistant Director of the Master’s in Sport and Performance Psychology program in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. She earned a Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Psychology from West Virginia University, and an M.S. in Athletic Counseling from Springfield College (2005). She earned a B.S. in Psychology from Brown University, where she was on the gymnastics team for 4 years. Dr. Shapiro is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant, listed on the United States Olympic Committee’s Sport Psychology Registry, and a National Certified Counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors.
Dr. Shapiro is a consultant for Sport & Performance Excellence Consultants based in Denver, CO. She has consulted with youth, collegiate, elite, and Paralympic athletes from a variety of sports. A former competitive gymnast, Dr. Shapiro still likes to do handstands in cool places all over the world. She is originally from NJ, and now that she lives in CO, she is attempting to improve her skiing abilities!
In this podcast, Jamie and Cindra talk about:
- The habits of top performers
- How to be a reflective performer
- Why we need to mind our mental energy
- How to refocus when negative
- Ways to deal with fear of failure
When discussing high performers she said, the best “KISS – Keep it simple and smart” to quiet the brain.
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/jamie.
You can find Jamie at http://spexconsultants.com/jamie-shapiro-ph-d/.