Mark B. Andersen, PhD, is an adjunct professor at Halmstad University in Sweden. He lives in Australia and collaborates intercontinentally with his Swedish colleagues in the areas of research, training, and supervision in applied sport and exercise psychology. He graduated with a PhD in psychology in 1988 from the University of Arizona and became a licensed psychologist in the United States in 1989. In 1994 he immigrated to Australia where he is a registered clinical psychologist.
Training Professionals in the Practice of Sport Psychology provides a detailed look at all facets of the education process from training requirements to certification to developing a mental training program. Intended for those seeking to become sport psychology professionals, and unlike any other counseling text, this book supplies students with the information, tools, and essential preparatory steps needed to become a fully certified sport psychologist.
Jonathan N. Metzler is Assistant Professor of Health & Kinesiology and Co-Coordinator of the sport psychology graduate program at Georgia Southern University.
Bart Lerner, PhD, is currently the academic dean at West Coast University. He received his doctoral degree in sport behavior and his master’s degree in counseling from West Virginia University, and a second master's degree in kinesiology at the University of Maryland.
John M. Silva, Ph.D. is a professor of sport psychology in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.