Coach Noah Talks #19 — Mindfulness w/ Dr. Peter Haberl (Part 2)
About Dr. Peter Haberl
Dr. Peter Haberl joined the United States Olympic Committee in 1998 as a research assistant in sport psychology. In 2000, he was named a USOC sport psychologist and then promoted to senior sport psychologist in 2004. In his current position as senior sport psychologist, he provides both individual and team consultations and counseling sessions to various resident and national team athletes with a specific specialization in team sports.
He previously worked with the U.S. Women’s National Ice Hockey Team from 1996-2006, providing sport psychology services at three Olympic Winter Games and five International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championships. Overall, he has served Team USA athletes at eight Olympic Games, three Pan American Games and one Paralympic Games.
Born in Austria, Haberl previously played professional ice hockey for his native country. He received his bachelor’s degree in sports science from the University of Vienna, Austria, and later earned his master’s degree in counseling and his Ed.D.in counseling psychology at Boston University. A licensed psychologist, Haberl focuses on mindfulness-based interventions and cognitive-behavioral treatments.
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0:00 – Start
1:58 – Normalizing emotions
4:52 – Acting in line with your values
8:33 – Act of confidence
11:32 – Cognitive behavioral therapy
15:23 – What athletes truly want from sport psychology
20:17 – Social mediation
26:14 – Recommendations for coaches/athletes
27:36 – Mindfulness in team vs individual sports
31:57 – Current projects & book recommendations