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CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

HEAD OF THE LONDON SPORT INSTITUTE at MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY

Rhonda Cohen Head of the London Sport Institute 

Academic Qualifications: MSc., PGCHE, CPsychol.,CSci., ABPsS (PhD pending 2012)

Professional Qualifications : Registered Sport & Exercise Psychologist (HPC and BPS) + NLP Practitioner

Academic area: Sport & Exercise Psychology ; Specializing in Extreme Sport

Member of: London Sport Institute
                                   Base campus: Hendon 
                                  Tel: +44 (0)20 8411 2651
                                   Email: r.x.cohen@mdx.ac.uk ; rhonda@sportpsych.co.uk

                                                             Middlesex University                            

                                                              The Burroughs
                                                              Hendon NW4 4BT
                                                              London
                                                              United Kingdom                           

Interests

Psychology of Extreme Sport ; Motivation and Risk ;  Psychology of recovery from sporting injuries, Sensation Seeking and Thrill Seeking.
PhD in the Personality and Motivation of participants in Extreme Sport & Activity ( pending completition 2012).

Teaching interests
Sport & Exercise Psychology ; Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology ; Psychology of Sport Injuries ; Dissertation Supervision; Psychology of Enhancing Performance ( post graduate)

Consultancy
Registered and Chartered  Psychologist (Licensed to Practice): Sport & Exercise Psychology Consultancy through Middlesex University (r.x.cohen@mdx.ac.uk)

Membership of University Committees

  • London Sports Institute (LSI)  Group (Chair)
  • University Olympic Comittee ( Deputy Chair)
  • Health Ethics Sub Committee (2007 to present)
  • Business Development Group School of Health and Social Sciences
  • Sabbatical Committee
  • Academic Foresight Committee School of  Health and Social Sciences

External –teaching and presenting

  • UCL – Sport Psychology Module Leader and Lecturer- MSc Sport Exercise Medicine (2002-2009) for GPs and Qualified Physiotherapists
  • Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences - Psychology of Sport Injury -  Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative Dental Practice, Sports Dentistry July 2006; July 2007; February 2009; February  2010; 2011
  • Sport Science Seminars for TASS (Governmental - Talented Athletes Scheme) ; Sessions:  Arousal and Stress Management  2007- 2010;  Sport Psychology Needs Analysis  Profiling (2006),Psychological Skills Training (2005),  Goal setting and Developing Self Confidence (2004)
  • Health Schools Living Project  - Psychological session May 2006

Consultancy

    Registered and Chartered  Psychologist (Licensed to Practice): Sport & Exercise Psychology Consultancy/ Solutions to Enhanced Performance at Middlesex University (r.x.cohen@mdx.ac.uk)
  • Consultancy, CPD, seminars, presentations,
  • Approved Supervisory Trainee Psychologists (BPS) STAGE 2 Training
  • Sport & Exercise Psychologist -Top Methanol Dragster Racing team, European Champions 2002-2006

Industrial Links

  • Tottenham Hotspur Foundation
  • LOCOG – Community Engagement ; Recruiters and Volunteers for the 2012 Games
  • Skills Active
  • Pro Active Partnership : North London
  • Podium
  • HEA Special Interest Group - Olympics
  • Sporting Chances