• Doctor of Philosophy, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz., 1990
  • Master of Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz., 1988
  • Bachelor of Science, Tufts University, Medford, Mass., 1986

Judy L. Van Raalte, PhD, is a certified consultant for the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and listed in the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry. She has presented at conferences in 18 countries and published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health, the NCAA, and the International Tennis Federation. Van Raalte served as president of the American Psychological Association's Society of Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology (APA Division 47) and vice president of the International Society of Sport Psychology. She is a fellow of APA and AASP.

Certifications and Memberships

  • Listed in the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry, 1996-2020
  • Certified Consultant (#73), Association for Applied Sport Psychology, 1993-present
  • American Psychological Association
  • Running Psychologists
  • Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology
  • Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC)
  • International Society of Sport Psychology
  • New England Psychological Association
  • Sport Psychology Council

Research Interests

  • Self-Talk
  • Professional Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Mental Warmup

Selected Works

Presentations

  • “Communicating with Parents,” Invited speaker, Massachusetts Youth Soccer 2017 Workshop: Education series for coaches, parents, referees, and administrators, Fitchburg, MA, 2017
  • “Mental Warmup for Youth Soccer,” Invited speaker, Massachusetts Youth Soccer 2017 Workshop: Education series for coaches, parents, referees, and administrators, Fitchburg, MA, 2017
  • “Student-Athlete Career Development,” Invited speaker, NCAA Accelerating Academic Success Program (AASP) Conference, New Orleans, LA 2016
  • “Sport-Specific Model of Self-Talk,” Invited guest, Bridging the Gap Podcast, 2016 http://bridgingthegappodcast.libsyn.com/self-talk-review-and-sport-specific-model
  • “So, You Want To Be A Sport Psychology Consultant?” Invited webinar, Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology, American Psychological Association (APA), 2016  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIcM_YuymI8&feature=youtu.be

Publications

  • Van Raalte, J. L., Vincent, A., & Brewer, B. W. (2016). Self-talk interventions for athletes: A theoretically grounded approach. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action. doi: 10.1080/21520704.2016.1233921
  • Morris, J. F., & Van Raalte, J. L. (2016). Transgender and gender nonconforming athletes: Creating safe spaces for all. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 7, 121-132. doi: 10.1080/21520704.2016.1184732
  • Van Raalte, J. L., Vincent, A., & Brewer, B. W. (2016). Self-talk: Review and sport-specific model. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 22, 139-148. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2015.08.004
  • Van Raalte, J. L., Andrews, S., Cornelius, A. E., Diehl, N. S., & Brewer, B. W. (2015). Mental health referral for student-athletes: Web-based education and training. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 9, 197-212. doi: 10.1123/jcsp.2015-0011
  • Van Raalte, J. L., Brennan Morrey, R., Cornelius, A. E., & Brewer, B. W. (2015). Self-talk of marathon runners.The Sport Psychologist, 29, 258 -260. doi: 10.1123/tsp.2014-0159
  • Van Raalte, J. L., Cornelius, A. E., Copeskey, M. K., & Brewer, B. W. (2014). Say what? An analysis of spontaneous self-talk categorization. The Sport Psychologist, 28, 390-393. doi: 10.1123/tsp.2014-0017