Sports Psychology

Sports Psychology

Aspetar’s Sports Psychology department provides both pre and post-operative psychological support for all patients, including registered athletes in Qatar. As part of our commitment to achieving clinical service excellence in sports medicine, continued psychological assistance is also given as part of an interdisciplinary team for athletes undergoing rehabilitation to ensure optimal readiness to return to sport. Aspetar’s team also provide psychological support for athletes aiming to improve their performance and/or solve specific concerns.

Sports Psychology services available at Aspetar include:

  • Pre and post-operative psychological support
  • Continued psychological assistance during rehabilitation
  • Psychological consultations for outpatients on a range of mental health concerns, including sleep disorders.
  • Wellbeing support
  • Sleep assessment and monitoring

Aspetar’s psychologists uses their extensive knowledge and skills to address mental health issues and aid athletes at all levels to achieve their optimal performance whilst maintaining mental wellbeing. Psychologists at Aspetar work closely with coaches, athletes, and other sports participants to develop individualised and team performance enhancement strategies which deal with things such as stress management, emotional control, optimising recovery and regeneration activity, and reinforcing team dynamics and cohesion.

Psychological services at Aspetar are employed as part of a holistic approach to the overall health of athletes.

In the treatment of injuries, Aspetar believes that prevention and preparation are essential; something which is reflected in our screening programme, education of athletes, and research. By integrating cutting-edge research with daily clinical practice, both in the hospital and on the playing field, and providing outstanding care to athletes at all levels as part of our on-going mission to ‘assist athletes to achieve their maximum performance and full potential,’ Aspetar offers a complete solution in the field of sports medicine.