Susan Farber, LMFT
Sports Psychotherapist



Included here are several articles and resources the winning edge provides that you may find useful as an adjunct to our work together.

An Athlete’s Secret Weapon: Visualization – Susan Farber, MA, LMFT. Several athletes write about their personal experience with using visualization in preparing for competition. download pdf

Overcoming Choking. A Cyclist’s Story of Success. – Susan Farber, MA, LMFT  download pdf

Goal Setting for Success in Sport, Exercise, and Life – Susan Farber, MA, LMFT. Outlines the steps for effective goal setting. download pdf

It’s a Matter of Perception – Susan Farber, MA, LMFT How perception can shape performance.
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Managing Chronic Pain So That IT Doesn’t Manage You – Susan Farber, MA, LMFT. A mind-body approach to the treatment of chronic pain. download pdf

Stress Management from the “Outside In” – Susan Farber, MA, LMFT   Part 1 of a 2-part article on the prevention of burnout and management of stress. download pdf

Stress Management from the “Inside Out” – Susan Farber, MA, LMFT   Part 2 of a 2-part article on the prevention and management of stress. download pdf

Books and Other Resources

The Nature Fix – Florence Williams

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, Mathew Walker, Ph.D.

Befriending Your Nervous System: Looking Through the Lens of Polyvagal Theory Audio CD, Deborah Dana, LCSW

Exercise Treatment for Major Depression – Journal of Psychosomatic Medicine  62:633–638 (2000).  Research study showing that exercise is a feasible therapy for patients suffering from Mild Depressive Disorder and may be at least as effective as standard pharmacotherapy.
Hammer Nutrition – Whether you are preparing for your first marathon or a veteran who just wants a refresher…
Spark – The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain – John Ratey, MD The positive effects of exercise on the brain.

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