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Catherine Martin

Sport Psychologist

orthopaedics

Member Australian Psychological Society (MAPS), Diploma Hypnotherapy, College of Exercise and Sport Psychology (COSEP)

WSC since 2014

Cathy joins the Wakefield Sports Clinic with over 30 years experience in sport psychology. Cathy’s extensive resume includes 17 years with the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI), where she worked with a wide range of individuals, teams and coaches. Cathy is a founding member of the College of Sport and Exercise Psychologists and has worked with numerous sporting teams over the years. She also works in general psychology specialising in the psychological management of health conditions, anxiety and trauma.
Cathy’s emphasis has always been on brief intervention techniques. As a result, she has a considerable range of tools and techniques available to facilitate change and assist athletes achieve their goals

Involvement with Teams and Associations

Previous:
  • Australian Team – 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games
  • Australian Women’s Softball Team
  • Australian Junior Athletics Team

Greatest Sporting Moment:

  • Cathy Freeman’s Sydney Olympic Games (2000) Gold Medal win in 400m as sporting highlight. An awesome achievement under pressure by an Australian in Australia!

On a Personal Level:

  • Marching in the Opening ceremony of Atlanta Olympic Games and speaking to my family watching it from Australia.
  • Seeing weightlifters in the Olympic Village eating a very large meal, then grabbing a couple of McDonald’s Burgers (from the Olympic Village dining room) for a snack on the way out –  Just to fill any gaps!