perfectionist athlete

Perfectionist Athletes and All or None Thinking

Sports Psychology Video

How to Overcome All or None Thinking In this Mental Training video, you learn why perfectionist athletes partake in irrational thinking. In this case “all or none thinking” and how to prevent it. One of the characteristics of perfectionists is that they view their performance as black or white, good or bad, with no shades of gray in … Sport Psychology Article…

Helping Perfectionist Athletes Let Go of Mistakes

Sports Psychology Podcast

In this week’s sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, answers a mental toughness question from an athlete on how to avoid becoming frustrated after mistakes. Sports psychology expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn helps athletes identify perfectionist expectations that often lead to feelings of frustration during a competition or performance. He talks about how to … Sport Psychology Article…