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Saved by Sport

Often, to build ourselves up after a terrible physical or mental setback, we must start with our bodies. Gaining confidence in our physical selves can provide the space to find our inner resilient athlete. Saved by Sport shares the stories of ordinary individuals who have suffered significant traumas and discovered sport as the vehicle to heal their minds, bodies, and spirit. Each story’s psychological commentary adds a dimension that will help those who also have undergone profound life-changing experiences, providing hope to parents and children alike, even in the darkest of times.

These individuals take you on a journey from near disaster to incredible victory. Get inspired to uncover your inner athlete and become more resilient and confident on the playing field of life!

Pages: 194
Pub Date: 01-18-2022
Softcover: 16.95 9781646635771
Hardcover: 24.95 9781646635795


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Marilyn Gansel, an applied sports psychologist and positive performance coach, helps individuals discover the confidence to stand up, speak out, and take control of their lives. Marilyn's journey has led her to discover the authentic truth about herself and her values, strengths, and inner longings. She challenges people in every life phase to unleash powerful, destructive thoughts and feelings and turn obstacles into opportunities and possibilities. She is available for workshops and seminars as well as one-on-one or group coaching.

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Paul Schienberg got his doctorate in clinical psychology from the CSPP/LA. He interned at UCLA/NPI and the Free Foundation. Over the past thirty-five years, he has taught at Redlands University, The New School University, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and The Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society. He is the publisher of Psyched Online (www.psychedonline.com) which is dedicated to helping professional and amateur athletes improve their athletic performance. Dr. Schienberg offers speaking engagements and workshops to amateur and professional athletes.

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