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Are you ready to take the first step towards unlocking your true potential? The online booking system makes it easy to book in your free 15 minute discovery call where you can find out more about how our work together can benefit you. Book a time that works for you using the button below.

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Callum Abbott MSc, CPsychol, Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist

Available Online and In Person

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Perhaps you’re someone who is brilliant during training but struggles to lock in on competition day and perform under pressure, or maybe you just feel a bit lost and like no matter what you do you can’t seem to improve in your sport. You might have explored these challenges with your coach, trained even harder, or read articles online which helped for a short period but didn’t resolve the issue in the long term. If you feel like you’ve tried almost everything, then you are probably at the stage where you want to work on your performance psychology.

Sport Psychology

Unlock Your True Potential

Why work on your psychology? 

When you start working on your psychology you can develop your performance, resilience, confidence, motivation, and even overall wellbeing. Working with a sport and performance psychologist can help you reach your goals, especially with the help of personalised psychological training programs to help enhance performance, manage pressure, and maintain wellbeing.

Why work together?

I have been working with athletes and performers across many different sport and performance domains (e.g., Track & Field, MMA, Skiing, Esports, Twitch streaming, American Football) for over 5 years now. Over this time, I have supported performers to overcome performance anxiety, breakthrough performance blocks/slumps, learn how to manage pressure, build resilience, enhance motivation, focus on wellbeing, make lifestyle changes, and achieve their goals. I have a proven record for helping my clients reach their goals and feel supported throughout the process. You can see my testimonials here for more information. 

Who do I work with?

I work with athletes and performers who want to overcome the challenges they are facing in sport, in their pursuit of excellence. If this sounds like you then book a consultation or enquire at the links below. Sport Psychologist near me.

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About Me

My name is Callum Abbott, and I'm a Sports Psychologist

I decided to train as a Sport Psychologist years ago when I played for an American Football team. I used to find myself getting so nervous before games that I’d forget tactics, wouldn’t eat before a match, and panic when a big crowd would come to watch. I was very competitive and a psychology student at the time so started exploring sport psychology more and more to get to the bottom of it, which eventually I did. This inspired me to learn more about the mind and how it can impact performance, and then how I could help others also overcome obstacles and achieve their goals. So many years later I’m now a BPS Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist registered with the HCPC.


If you have any questions or would like to work together, then get in touch at abbottsportpsy@gmail.com or call on +44 (0)7940997413.

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Job Description
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If you're curious about anything check the list below to see some common questions and their answers. If your question isn't there or you'd like to know more, feel free to get in contact via the contact form at the bottom of the page.

  • Which sports do you work with?
    I work with all athletes from all sports from professional to amateur. In particular, I work with performers in esports, skiing, athletics track and field, rugby, football, cycling, and hockey. If your sport isn't on the list that isn't a problem, I am happy to learn about culture and demands of this sport, and see where I might be able to support you best.
  • Is the work all conducted face to face?
    Most of my work is conducted in person, however this is flexible. If circumstances permit, I have no problem conducting sessions online/via call.
  • What exactly does a Sport Psychologist do?
    Ultimately, a Sport Psychologist is there as a member of support staff to help athlete's, teams, and organisations improve their performance whilst providing education and support on the road to peak performance. This can often mean working with teams on aspects such as: General education on the Psychological side of sport and competition (via workshops/meetings) Mental skills training (E.g. visualisation, cues, self-talk) Athlete support and wellbeing focus Managing transitions (E.g. Student athlete to semi-pro) Tailored goal setting support Pressure management techniques High performance environment education Motivation Performance profiling Team culture observation and insights Often this can involve workshops, one to one meetings and team observations.
  • Are you a registered professional?
    Absolutely. In the UK, the term 'Sport and Exercise Psychologist' is protected and as such those using this title must be regulated by the HCPC (the regulatory body for all healthcare professionals in the UK). This ensures you get the most professional and ethical service possible. I am also a member of the BPS. I Have completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology, a Masters Degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology, and the Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology Stage 2 (QSEP2) to become fully qualified.
  • Where are you based?
    I am based in the East of England, in Suffolk. I work in-person in and around the Ipswich, Colchester, and Norfolk area. I also work online across the whole of the UK and internationally.
  • Do you work with teams only or individuals too?
    I work with all levels of the organisation including management, coaches, and the individual athletes depending on what is both requested and required.
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