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Judy L. Van Raalte Springfield College, USA and Wuhan Sports University, People’s Republic of China

Judy L. Van Raalte, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology, Distinguished Professor of Humanics, and Director of the Athletic Counseling program at Springfield College. She is also Visiting Scholar at Wuhan Sports University in Wuhan, China, Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC), and listed in the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry. Dr. Van Raalte has presented at conferences in 18 countries, published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals on topics such as self-talk, transitions, and professional issues in sport and exercise psychology, and produced more than 20 sport psychology videos. The National Institutes of Mental Health funded her research developing and evaluating the effectiveness of a multimedia CD-ROM for college student eating disorder education. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) funded her work developing and evaluating a multimedia website for student-athlete mental health and on student-athlete career development. Dr. Van Raalte served as President of the American Psychological Association's Division of Exercise and Sport Psychology (Division 47) and as the Vice President of the International Society of Sport Psychology. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, and the International Society of Sport Psychology.