About

Lauren S. Tashman, PhD, CMPC received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The College of New Jersey, and her Master’s and PhD degrees in Educational Psychology with a major in Sport Psychology from Florida State University. She is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), providing mental performance coaching, leadership advising, and team/organization consulting in sport, exercise, and non-sport performance settings in New York City and worldwide. She has consulted with a variety of sports, such as golf, softball, baseball, gymnastics, soccer, rowing, swimming and diving, tennis, basketball, and volleyball at a variety of levels including youth, collegiate, professional, and national/Olympic. She has also consulted with non-sport performers, such as dancers and business professionals. In addition, she provides supervision/mentoring for individuals pursuing AASP CMPC, and is the Mental Performance Coach for Canada’s National Women’s Softball Team.

Previously Dr. Tashman was an Associate Professor in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (SEPP) as well as Coordinator of the Master’s program in SEPP at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. She also served as the Coordinator of Sport Psychology Services, providing mental performance coaching to the Barry athletes, coaches, and teams as well as supervising the master’s students with their practicum experiences. She has conducted research and supervised many thesis research projects in various areas, such as investigations of burnout and perfectionism in coaching, the experience of participating in an ultraendurance adventure race, vision and cognitive perceptual training, flow experiences in musicians, coaches’ perceptions of athlete leadership, cohesion in sports teams, training and supervision in sport, exercise, and performance psychology, and expert performance in SWAT police officers and critical care nurses. She has published several peer-reviewed journal articles, has presented and done workshops at both national and international conferences and seminars, and is the co-editor of two books published by Routledge: “Becoming a Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Professional: a Global Perspective” (2014) and “Global Practices and Training in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology” (2016).

Selected Publications

“Becoming a Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Professional: a Global Perspective” (2014)

“Global Practices and Training in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology” (2016)