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Professional and short courses

Sport Psychology Workshops

These workshops help researchers and practitioners in sport psychology develop their theoretical understanding and practical skills in two key areas.

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These online workshops are accredited by BASES with each carrying 2 BASES CPD points. They explore various aspects of perfectionism and mental health in sport. The workshops can be studied as stand alone workshops, or together as a series.


  • Course leader – Dean Watson, Professor Andrew Hill and Dr Daniel Madigan
  • Dates and times

    Please contact us to discuss future dates

Course Fees

£35 per workshop for the general public

£25 per workshop for students registered on either a PhD, Professional Doctorate, SEPAR or Stage 2

Course information

Managing Perfectionism in Sport

Who is this course for?

This webinar is designed for applied practitioners and researchers, including those training and those who already have some experience. This course will focus on how various interventions can be used to support perfectionist athletes.

What will I learn?

  • What is perfectionism?
  • Consequences of mismanagement
  • Evidence
  • Practitioner toolkit

Course leaders

  • Dean Watson
  • Professor Andrew Hill

Perfectionism and Burnout

Who is this course for?

This webinar is designed for applied practitioners and researchers and for anyone who supports athletes. You will learn what perfectionism is, how it directly influences burnout, and what you can begin doing to prevent this.

What will I learn?

  • What is burnout?
  • Understand how Perfectionism leads to Burnout
  • Evidence
  • Skills to support burnout

Course leaders

  • Dean Watson
  • Dr Daniel Madigan

Course leader biographies

Dean Watson

Dean Watson is a HCPC registered Sport Psychologist. Dean works for Castleford Tigers RFC, is a PhD researcher and SEPAR Supervisor and Reviewer.


Professor Andrew Hill

Andrew Hill is an accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (BASES), Chartered Psychologist (BPS), and recognised research supervisor (UKCGE).

Dr Daniel Madigan

Dr Daniel Madigan is an Associate Professor and Research Lead for the School of Science, Technology and Health. He is also the Co-Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Sport Psychology and Associate Editor of the European Journal of Sport Science.

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