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  • Mark Aoyagi

    Mark Aoyagi

    Director, Sport & Performance Psychology Program
    Associate Professor
    PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2006
    [email protected]
    Office Phone: 303-871-3882
    Ammi Hyde Building: Office 123
    DU Portfolio

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    Dr. Mark Aoyagi is the Director of Sport & Performance Psychology and Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. He is also the founder and Director of the Center for Performance Excellence. His areas of expertise include performance excellence, team effectiveness, and achieving meaning, satisfaction and fulfillment through sport, work, and life. Mark is a recognized sport psychology consultant and has worked with several Division I athletic departments as well as professional and Olympic teams and athletes. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of Colorado, a Certified Consultant, AASP (Association of Applied Sport Psychology) and is listed in the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Sport Psychology Registry.

    Mark is active in several professional organizations including the International Society for Sport Psychology, American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). He was elected to the Executive Board of AASP as the Research and Practice Division Head (2014-2017), appointed Chair of the Graduate Program Committee (2013-2014), and selected as member of the Distinguished Professional Practice Award Committee (2014), Future of Focus Areas Ad Hoc Committee (2012-2014), Foundation Committee (2012-2014), and Student Development Committee (2007-2010). For APA Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology), Mark was elected as Member-at-Large on the Executive Committee (2011-2013), appointed Chair of the Science Committee (2010-2012), and served as member of the Public Interest Committee (2008-2012) and member of the Practice Committee (2008-2014).

    Mark has several publications and national conference presentations on the topics of sport psychology, team effectiveness, models of sport psychology practice, and ethics among others. Along with Artur Poczwardowski, he co-edited the book Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology. Mark has been an invited speaker for several professional teams and college athletic departments in the United States as well as internationally for high performance groups in Canada, Poland, Mexico, Italy, and New Zealand.

    Mark earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Sport Psychology from the University of Missouri in 2006 and was the Sport Psychology Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Southern California. Prior to that, he completed a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah in 1999 and a M.S. in Kinesiology, Sport Psychology emphasis from Georgia Southern University in 2001. Mark also completed a Graduate Business Certificate in Management from the University of Denver Daniels College of Business in 2011. He was the recipient of the 2005 Student-Practitioner Award from the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology for excellence in applied sport psychology and the inaugural Early Career Professional Award from Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) of the American Psychological Association in 2013. Mark played rugby, football, baseball, and wrestling competitively, and now enjoys a variety of recreational sports and outdoor activities.

    Selected Recent Professional Activity

    Publications

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Portenga, S. T. (2014). Five ring fever: Ethical considerations when consulting with Olympic athletes. In E. F. Etzel & J. C. Watson II (Eds.), Ethical issues in sport, exercise, and performance psychology (pp. 61-73). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

    Poczwardowski, A., Aoyagi, M. W., Shapiro, J. L., & Van Raalte, J. L. (2014). Developing professional philosophy for sport psychology consulting practice. In A. Papaioannou & D. Hackfort (Eds.), Routledge companion to sport and exercise psychology: Global perspectives and fundamental concepts (pp. 895-907). London, UK: Routledge.

    Christensen, D. A., & Aoyagi, M. W. (2014). Lessons learned consulting at Olympic Trials: Swimming through growing pains. The Sport Psychologist, 28, 281-289. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/tsp.2013-0092

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2013). Teaching theories of performance excellence to sport & performance psychology consultants-in-training. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 4, 139-151.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Poczwardowski, A. (Eds.). (2012). Expert approaches to sport psychology: Applied theories of performance excellence. Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

    Portenga, S. T., Aoyagi, M. W., & Statler, T. (2012). Consulting on the Run: Performance psychology and the preparation of USA track and field athletes for the Olympics. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 3, 98-108.

    Aoyagi, M. W., Portenga, S. T., Poczwardowski, A., Cohen, A. B., & Statler, T. A. (2012). Reflections and directions: The profession of sport psychology past, present, and future. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43, 32-38.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Poczwardowski, A. (2011). Models of sport psychology practice and delivery: A review. In S. D. Mellalieu & S. Hanton (Eds.), Professional practice in sport psychology: A review (pp. 5-30). London, UK: Routledge.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Portenga, S. T. (2010). The role of positive ethics and virtues in the context of sport & performance psychology service delivery. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 41, 253-259.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Cox, R. H. (2009). The effects of scholarship status on intrinsic motivation. Athletic Insight Journal 1, 63-74.

    Aoyagi, M. W., Burke, K. L., Joyner, A. B., Hardy, C. J., & Hamstra, M. S. (2009). The associations of competitive trait anxiety and personal control with burnout in sport. Athletic Insight Journal 1, 1-14.

    Aoyagi, M. W., Cox, R. H., & McGuire, R. T. (2008). Organizational citizenship behavior in sport: Relationships with leadership, team cohesion, and athlete satisfaction. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 20, 25-41.

    Invited Presentations

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2015, February). Mindfulness and performance. Presented to USA Volleyball High Performance Coaches’ Clinic, Colorado Springs, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2014, November). Leadership and professionalism. Workshop presented to the Denver Broncos Football Club, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2014, October). Training a wild elephant: Mindfulness and teamwork. Presented to the Denver Nuggets Basketball Club, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2014, October). Acceptance and Commitment Training in the National Basketball Association. Presented to the United States Olympic Committee and Team Denmark Sport Psychology, Colorado Springs, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2014, October). USA Track & Field: A national governing body sport psychology model. Presented to the United States Olympic Committee and Team Denmark Sport Psychology, Colorado Springs, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2014, March). The trials of Muhammad Ali. Panel discussion sponsored by Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2014, January). Togetherness, belief, trust. Presented to the Denver Nuggets Basketball Club, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2013, October). Performance excellence. Workshop presented to the Denver Broncos Football Club, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2012, November). Performance excellence. Workshop presented to the Denver Broncos Football Club, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2012, November). Leadership and workplace conduct. Workshop presented to the Denver Broncos Football Club, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2011, November). Performance excellence. Workshop presented to the Denver Broncos Football Club, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2011, November). Leadership and workplace conduct. Workshop presented to the Denver Broncos Football Club, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Van Raalte, J. (2011, August). Future education in sport psychology for practitioners. 25th Anniversary Invited Address presented to Division 47 of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Portenga, S. (2011, April). Leadership through positive relationships. Keynote address presented to Missouri Athletic Administrators Association, Osage Beach, MO.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Portenga, S. (2011, April). Motivation through positive relationships. Workshop presented to Missouri Athletic Administrators Association, Osage Beach, MO.

    Aoyagi, M., Poczwardowski, A., Portenga, S., & Shapiro, J. (April 16, 2011). Professional panel on current issues in sport and performance psychology. Invited panel presented to 2011 AASP Southwest Regional Student Conference, University of Denver, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M., & Portenga, S. (2011, February). Evening of ethics seminar: The ethical issues involved with the care of collegiate and elite athletes. Invited seminar presented to the 7th Annual Big Sky Sport Psychology Retreat, Big Sky, MT.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2010, June). The USA Track & Field Sport Psychology Service Delivery Model and Title, Licensure, and Certification Issues in Sport Psychology in the United States. Presented to the Polish Olympic Committee, Warsaw, Poland.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2007, March). Understanding values, purpose, and success within a mentoring relationship. Presented to the University of Southern California Athletic Department Mentoring Program.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2006, October). Mastering life as a student-athlete. Presented to the University of Southern California Athletic Department.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2006, October). Becoming a successful student-athlete. Presented to the University of Southern California Athletic Department.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2006, August). Adjusting to life as a college student-athlete. Presented to the University of Southern California Athletic Department.

    Refereed Convention Presentations

    Bilder, C., Hanley, S., O’Neil, A., Shapiro, J., Cowart, S., Diehl, R., & Aoyagi, M. W. (2014, October). Comprehensive supervision structure of graduate students: Benefits, limitations, and future directions. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

    Aoyagi, M. W., Cohen, A., Appaneal, R., Carr, B., & Carter, L. (2014, October). Coalition for the advancement of graduate education and training in the practice of sport psychology: Supervision standards and practicum progression. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

    Cohen, A., Aoyagi, M. W., Bryant, L., Coker-Cranney, A., & Finch, L. (2014, October). Coalition for the advancement of graduate education and training in the practice of sport psychology: Voluntary program recognition for sport psychology practice graduate programs. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

    Silva, J., Poczwardowski, A., Carr, B., Castillo, S., Cohen, A., Sachs, M., Appaneal, R., Aoyagi, M. W., Christensen, D., Etzel, E., Evans, J., Herzog, T., Van Raalte, J., Coker-Cranney, A., Fifer, A., Tashman, L., Watson, J. C., Metzler, J., Rhodius, A., Butcher-Poffley, L., Galli, N., & Vosloo, J. (2013, October). Coalition for the advancement of graduate training in the practice of sport psychology: A report and discussion. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

    Pensgaard, A. M., Hays, K., McCann, S., Haberl, P., & Aoyagi, M. W. (2013, October). Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology II: Demonstrating Theory to Practice with Case Conceptualization. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

    Poczwardowski, A., & Aoyagi, M. W. (2013, August). Beyond competencies: Performance psychology consultant as a person, performer, and self-regulator. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

    Portenga, S., Aoyagi, M. W., Cohen, A. (2012, October). Leadership development in the sports arena. Panel discussion presented at the International Leadership Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2012, October). Focus-Inspiration-Trust: An interdisciplinary approach to performance excellence. In A. Cohen (Chair), Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Applied Sport Psychology: Five Approaches to Performance Excellence. Symposium conducted at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology 27th Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, USA.

    Aoyagi, M. W. (2012, August). An overview of performance psychology services provided on USA track and field international trips. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

    Portenga, S., Aoyagi, M., Statler, T., Metzler, J., & Harmison, R. (2011, September). Competency in sport and performance psychology: Connecting practice and education. Panel presented at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Honolulu, HI.

    Aoyagi, M. W., Poczwardowski, A., Portenga, S., Shapiro, J., & Haberl, P. (2010, October). How theory informs practice: The case of X conceptualized from four different perspectives. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Providence, RI.

    Aoyagi, M. W., Dale, J., Frevert, K., Lawrence, N., & Zeplin, S. (2010, August). Supervision of supervision in sport and performance psychology. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

    Aoyagi, M. W., Czech, D., Portenga, S., Metzler, J., & Poczwardowski, A. (2009, September). Current issues and working solutions in designing and delivering master’s programs: What might the future bring? Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Portenga, S. T. (2009, August). Ethics in practice: International travel with U.S. national teams. Workshop presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

    Portenga, S.T., Henschen, K., Aoyagi, M. W., & Statler, T. (2009, June). Mentoring in applied sport psychology. Symposium presented at the 12th International Society of Sport Psychology World Congress of Sport Psychology, Marrakech, Morocco.

    Poczwardowski, A., Aoyagi, M. W., & Parzelski, D. (2008, December). Exercise and sport psychology as a joint emphasis in labeling the field: Is this a valuable distinction in recruiting and graduating Master’s students? Lecture presented at the inaugural conference of the British Psychological Society Division of Sport & Exercise Psychology, London, UK.

    Aoyagi, M. W., Anderson, A. J., Kennedy, E. N., Akiyama, A. M., & Zeplin, S. (2008, September). On student development: The contribution of coaching experience to developing sport psychology consultants. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, St. Louis, MO.

    Portenga, S. T., & Aoyagi, M. W. (2008, August). Psychological preparation for the Beijing Olympics. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

    Portenga, S. T., & Aoyagi, M. W. (2008, August). Accreditation issues in sport psychology: An initial discussion. Conversation hour presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

    Portenga, S. T., & Aoyagi, M. W. (2007, October). Ethical practice for consultants working directly for university athletic departments. Lecture presented at the annual conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Louisville, KY.

    Portenga, S. T., & Aoyagi, M. W. (2007, August). Developing a positive team environment: The USA Track & Field model. Workshop presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

  • Jess Dale Bartley

    Jessica D. Bartley

    Director, Center for Performance Excellence
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    PsyD, University of Denver, 2012
    [email protected]
    Office Phone: 303-871-6087
    Ammi Hyde Building: Office 209

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    Areas of Specialization

    sport and performance psychology, multicultural/diversity issues in sport, collegiate student-athletes, mental health and well-being of athletes, disordered eating and body image, substance use/abuse, gender-based violence (sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking), career and professional development, life transitions, mindfulness and meditation, third wave of cognitive behavioral therapies, supervision and training

    Professional Activities

    American Psychological Association (APA); APA Division 47 - Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology; Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP); International Society for Sport Psychology (ISSP); Certified Consultant - Association for Applied Sport Psychology (CC-AASP); Member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Registry; Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker - State of Colorado
  • Artur Poczwardowski

    Artur Poczwardowski

    Director of Field Placement, MASPP
    Professor
    PhD, University of Utah, 1997
    [email protected]
    Office Phone: 303-871-2809
    Ammi Hyde Building: Office 209
    DU Portfolio

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    Dr. Artur Poczwardowski is the Director of Field Placement and Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. His teaching, research, and consulting activities center on applied sport and performance psychology. Courses that he has taught include practicum in sport and performance psychology, consulting methods and procedures, applied sport psychology, group dynamics in sports, applied motor learning and control, and research methods. He has developed a strong multicultural perspective while teaching at University of Physical Education in Gdansk (Poland), University of Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah), St. Lawrence University (Canton, New York), and Barry University (Miami Shores, Florida).

    Since 1991, he has consulted with individual athletes and teams in a number of sports (e.g., judo, tennis, golf, soccer, ice hockey, track and field, air pistol shooting, speed skating) and across all skill levels (i.e., children and youth, elite juniors, Division I, II, and III teams, and Olympians and Paralympians). He is a Certified Consultant, AASP (Association of Applied Sport Psychology) and is listed in the USOC Sport Psychology Registry. He has over 40 publications, of which 20 are published in peer-reviewed journals, 11 re book chapters, and 13 are publications for different professional journals. Along with mark Aoyagi, he co-edited the book entitled Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology: Applied theories of performance excellence. He delivered over 70 professional presentations on national and international level and over 60 invited and educational lectures and workshops in the United States, Canada, Greece, Denmark, Mexico, and Poland. His publications and professional presentations focus on sport psychology practice for performance enhancement and psychological well-being, coach-athlete relationships, and coping strategies in elite performers. For two years (2004–2006) he served as an Associate Editor for The Sport Psychologist and he currently serves on its Editorial Board. He currently serves in the Managerial Council of the International Society of Sport Psychology (2013-2017).

    Dr. Poczwardowski received his Ph.D. in exercise and sport science with specialization in psychosocial aspects of sport from University of Utah, Salt Lake City (1997) and his two master's degrees from University of Physical Education in Gdansk, Poland (physical education/coaching 1989) and Gdansk University, Poland (psychology; 1991).

    Selected Recent Professional Activity

    Publications

    Marsh, A., Zavilla, S., Acuna, K., & Poczwardowki, A. (2015). Perception of purpose and parental involvement in competitive youth sport. Health Psychology Report, 3(1), DOI: 10.5114/jcb.2015.48558

    Poczwardowski, A., Diehl, B., O'Neil, A., Cote. T., & Haberl, P. (2014). Successful transitions to the Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs: A mixed-method exploration with six resident athletes. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 26, 33-51. DOI: 10.1080/10413200.2013.773950

    Poczwardowski, A., Aoyagi, M. W., Shapiro, J. L., & Van Raalte, J. L. (2014). Developing professional philosophy for sport psychology consulting practice. In A. Papaioannou & D. Hackfort (Eds.), Routledge companion to sport and exercise psychology: Global perspectives and fundamental concepts (pp. 895-907). London, UK: Routledge.

    Poczwardowski, A. (2014). [Sport and Exercise Psychology] ‘Services’. In R. C. Eklund and G. Tenenenbaum (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology (pp. 667-669). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

    Haberl, P., & Poczwardowski, A. (2014). Flourishing at the Olympic Training Center: On the road to success at the Olympic Games. Olympic Coach, 25(3), 31-42.

    Cremades, G., Donlon, C., & Poczwardowski, A. (2013). Parental involvement and gender differences in the psychological profile of freshmen collegiate athletes. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 2(3), 160-167.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Poczwardowski, A. (Eds.). (2012). Expert approaches to sport psychology: Applied theories of performance excellence. Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

    Aoyagi, M. W., Portenga, S. T., Poczwardowski, A., Cohen, A. B., & Statler, T. A. (2012). Reflections and directions: The profession of sport psychology past, present, and future. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43, 32-38.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Poczwardowski, A. (2011). Models of sport psychology practice and delivery: A review. In S. D. Mellalieu & S. Hanton (Eds.), Professional practice in sport psychology: A review (pp. 5-30). London, UK: Routledge.

    Poczwardowski, A., & Sherman, C. P. (2011). Revisions to the Sport Psychology Service Delivery (SPSD) heuristic: Explorations with experienced consultants. The Sport Psychologist, 25, 511-531.

    Poczwardowski, A. (2011). Coaching philosophy, eclecticism and positivism: A commentary. Annual Review of High Performance Coaching and Consulting (2011): an on-line supplement of the International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 99-102.

    Conference/Professional Presentations

    Poczwardowski, A., Pogorzelska, A., Nowak, A., & Parzelski, D. (October 16, 2014). Definition, practices, and social resonance of Positive Sport: A Central European perspective. In A. Poczwardowski and A. Pogorzelska (Chairs), Positive Sport: Just a dream? Reports on its coming true. Symposium conducted at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology 29th Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

    Van Raalte, J., & Poczwardowski, A. (July 24, 2014). Best Practices in Supervision for Developing Competent Consultants. 1hr webinar conducted for Association for Applied Sport Psychology.

    Poczwardowski, A. (May 9, 2014). Culturally Competent Sport Psychology Services: A Journey through Curiosity, Intentionality, Reflexivity, Awareness, and Delivery. In C. A. Rivas Graza (Chair), Athletic performance in cultural and career contexts. A symposium conducted during the XIIth International Congress on Sport Psychology for Asociación Mexiquense de Psicología del Deporte y la Actividad Física A.C. (AMPDAF) and International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP), Toluca, Mexico.

    Poczwardowski, A. (June 13, 2014). Positive Sport: A Perspective Grounded in Professional Philosophy and Life Values [Sport Pozytywny: Perspektywa Filozofii Zawodowej i Wartości Życiowych]. Polish Symposium on Getting to the Pole of Positive Sport [Ogólnopolskie Sympozjum: Wyprawa na Biegun Sportu Pozytywnego], Gdynia, Poland.

    Poczwardowski, A., Carter, L., Harmison, R., Herzog, Y., & Statler, T. (October 3, 2013). Coalition for the Advancement of Graduate Training in the Practice of Sport Psychology: CC-AASP, Licensed Master’s Practitioner Pathway. In J. Silva, M. Sachs, R. Appaneal, B. Carr, S. Castillo, A. Cohen and A. Poczwardowski (Chairs), Coalition for the Advancement of Graduate Training in the Practice of Sport Psychology: A Report and Discussion. Symposium conducted at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology 28th Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, USA.

    Poczwardowski, A. (July 25, 2013). What if the Secret is You? In Pursuit of Excellence of Excellence in Performance Psychology Service Delivery. 13th The International Society of Sport Psychology World Congress of Sport Psychology, Beijing, China.

    Pogorzelska, A., Poczwardowski, A., Zienowicz, A., Krukowska, A., & Madey, J. (May 17, 2013). Elementy Sportu Pozytywnego w Karierze Mistrzow Olimpijskich [Aspects of Positive Sport in Careers of Olympic Champions]. 1st International Conference on Positive Psychology in Poland, Sopot.

    Diehl, B., O’Neil, A., Poczwardowski, A., Cote, T., Eck, M., & Haberl, P. (October 6, 2012). Transitioning to and thriving at the Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs. In A. Poczwardowski and P. Haberl (Chairs), Transitions of young Swedish athletes and American Olympians to elite training settings. Symposium conducted at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology 27th Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, USA.

    Poczwardowski, A. (October 5, 2012). Making the theoretical practically useful: Theory, data, and art in service of sport psychology practice. In A. Cohen (Chair), Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Applied Sport Psychology: Five Approaches to Performance Excellence. Symposium conducted at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology 27th Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, USA.

    Krukowska, A., Poczwardowski, A., & Parzelski, D. (October 3, 2012). Coach as a transformational leader and young athletes' development: A qualitative investigation. Association for Applied Sport Psychology 27th Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, USA.

    Poczwardowski, A., & Michalak, A. (September 23, 2011). The Polish Coach-Athlete Relationship Questionnaire (PlCART-Q): Adaptation and Initial Validation. Association for Applied Sport Psychology 26th Annual Convention, Honolulu, HI, USA.

    Poczwardowski, A., & Shapiro, J. (September 22, 2011). Faculty’s mentors: Explorations of being mentored and extending mentoring. In J. Shapiro, (Chair), Mentoring through the generations: Threading a legacy of applied sport and performance psychology. Symposium conducted at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology 26th Annual Convention, Honolulu, HI, USA.

    Poczwardowski, A. (October 28, 2010). Usefulness of eclectic perspective in informing one’s unique consulting style: An illustration based on a conceptualization of the case of X. In M. W. Aoyagi, (Chair), How theory informs practice: The case of X conceptualized from four different perspectives. Symposium conducted at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology 25th Annual Convention, Providence, RI, USA.

    Poczwardowski, A., Nowak, A., Parzelski, D., & Pogorzelska, A. (July 3, 2010). Psychologia sportu pozytywnego: Sport pozytywny w podnoszeniu osiągnięć i jakości przeżyć wszystkich uczestników sportu. [Psychology of positive sport: Positive sport for performance excellence and quality of experience]. Symposium on Positive Psychology—Martin Seligman Europe, Wroclaw, Poland.

  • Jamie Shapiro

    Jamie Shapiro

    Assistant Professor
    PhD, West Virginia University, 2009
    [email protected]
    Office Phone: 303-871-3583
    Ammi Hyde Building: Office 221
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    Dr. Jamie Shapiro is an Assistant Professor in Sport and Performance Psychology 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 (2009), an M.A. in Community Counseling from WVU (2008), 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 (Go Bruno!). Dr. Shapiro is a Certified Consultant of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (CC-AASP), listed on the United States Olympic Committee's Sport Psychology Registry, and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She is also a Professional Member of USA Gymnastics.

    Dr. Shapiro is a consultant for Sport & Performance Excellence Consultants based in Denver, CO. She has consulted with youth, collegiate, and elite athletes from a variety of sports, including gymnastics, skiing, soccer, lacrosse, wrestling, volleyball, and track and field. She has also coached gymnastics at the recreational, club, and collegiate (Division III) levels. In addition, Dr. Shapiro has done exercise psychology consulting to help adults with motivation and adherence to exercise programs. Dr. Shapiro’s specific interests include psychology of sport injury, learning life skills through sport, psychological skills training, psychology of performing arts, exercise psychology, and ethics and training in sport and performance psychology.

    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!

    Selected Recent Professional Activity

    Publications

    Poczwardowski, A., Aoyagi, M. W., Shapiro, J. L., & Van Raalte, J. L. (2014). Developing professional philosophy for sport psychology consulting practice. In A. G. Papaioannou & D. Hackfort (Eds.), Routledge companion to sport and exercise psychology: Global perspectives and fundamental concepts (pp. 895-907). London, UK: Routledge.

    Aoyagi, M. W., & Shapiro, J. (2011). Ethical practice in sport and performance psychology. Psychotherapy Bulletin, 46(2), 37-42.

    Watson, J., Etzel, E. F., & Shapiro, J. (2009). Ethics and counseling practice with college student-athletes. In E. F. Etzel (Ed.), Counseling and psychological services for college student-athletes (pp. 85-112). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

    Conference Presentations

    Bilder, C., Hanley, S., ONeil, A., Shapiro, J., Cowart, S., Deihl, R., & Aoyagi, M. (2014, October). Comprehensive supervision structure of graduate students: Benefits, limitations, and future directions. Symposium presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, Las Vegas, NV.

    Marsh, M., Jenkins, A., & Shapiro, J. (2014, October). The components of self-determination theory and their relationship to exercise frequency. Poster presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference, Las Vegas, NV.

    Frevert, K., & Shapiro, J. (2013). Exploring the experiences of international student-athletes. Poster presented at the AASP Conference in New Orleans, LA.

    Holden, E., Shapiro, J., Katz, H., Mullan, M. (2013). An examination of the relationship between coping strategies, stress, mood, and adherence throughout injury rehabilitation in an active population. Poster presented at the AASP Conference in New Orleans, LA.

    Fitzpatrick, S., Shapiro, J., & Zizzi, S. (2013). The past, present, and future of exercise psychology. Symposium presented at the ISSP World Congress in Beijing, China.

    Poczwardowski, A., & Shapiro, J. (2012). The professional as performer: Engage, Enjoy, Excel! APA Continuing Education Workshop presented at the University of Denver in Denver, CO.

    Shapiro, J., Carter, J., Diehl, B., Vieselmeyer, J., Jauhar, E., & Marsh, M. (2012). Becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable: A developmental supervision model incorporating video. Symposium presented at the AASP Conference in Atlanta, GA.

    Ankney, I., Jauhar, E., Schrank, L., & Shapiro, J. (2012). Factors that affect psychological readiness to return to sport following injury. Poster presented at the AASP Conference in Atlanta, GA.

    Shapiro, J., Poczwardowski, A., Portenga, S., Dale, J., O’Neil, A., Bowen, E., Carter, K., & Christensen, D. (2011). Mentoring through the generations: Threading a legacy of applied sport and performance psychology. Symposium presented at the AASP Conference in Honolulu, HI.

    Aoyagi, M. W., Poczwardowski, A., Portenga, S., Shapiro, J., & Haberl, P. (2010, October). How theory informs practice: The case of X conceptualized from four different perspectives. Symposium presented at the AASP Conference in Providence, RI.

    Shapiro, J. L., & Etzel, E. F. (2010). An individualized multimodal mental skills intervention for injured collegiate athletes. Poster presented at the APA Convention in San Diego, CA.

    Cowan, K., Bartlett, M., Shapiro, J., & Shannon, V. (2009). Gossip girls: Handling gossip when working with teams. Workshop presented at the AASP Conference in Salt Lake City, UT.

    Shapiro, J. L. (2009). A qualitative pilot study of an individualized multimodal mental skills intervention for injured college athletes. Poster presented at the AASP Conference in Salt Lake City, UT.

    Shapiro, J. L., & Bartlett, M. (2008). The relationship between gossip and team cohesion on female collegiate gymnastics teams. Poster presented at the APA Convention in Boston, MA.