Mitch Smith, LCSW is a psychotherapist and a Nationally Certified Sports Counselor by the National Institute of Sports Counseling and Psychology. He specializes in helping athletes and non athletes use their mind to achieve peak performance. Mitch has used the principles he teaches to maintain the number one ranking in the world in his age group in the sport of racquetball for nine years. He won the 1995 and 1997 U.S. Open Championships and has been a medalist at the World Championships five different times. Interestingly, over the last 14 of his 26 years of playing racquetball, he credits his consistency with the use of hypnosis.
Mitch was first hypnotized in 1986 while a graduate student at Temple University in Philadelphia where he was completing his training as a psychotherapist. He was so impressed with the experience of hypnosis that he continued his post graduate training by receiving the best available training in the world for licensed psychotherapists on the subject.
Mitch has received the distinguished honor of serving on the faculty of the National Scientific meetings and workshops on clinical hypnosis for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis since 1996. He has also taught for the International Society of Hypnosis and the Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis. He is particularly known for teaching workshops to other licensed professionals on how hypnosis is utilized as a tool for enhancing sports performance. He is known and respected for his workshops on sports psychology in general, but specifically with how hypnosis is utilized as a tool for focusing and preparing the mind for competition. Although his work with individuals is confidential under requirements of his license, he has worked with both professional and amateur athletes in a wide variety of sports.
If you are a professional athlete or promising amateur, you may want to take a serious look at working with Mitch Smith. If you are with a professional team, you should seriously think about hiring Mitch Smith as a consultant. His expertise and national reputation with hypnosis make him a superior choice over any sports psychologist you may have used in the past. He also brings with him the personal experience of being a world class athlete. He knows what works because he uses everything he teaches in his own world class competitions.
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