On the use of paradoxical interventions in counseling and coaching in sport.

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Abstract

Discusses the use of paradoxical interventions in counseling and coaching in sport and clarifies the concepts of 1st- and 2nd-order change processes. The logic of the paradox is described in detail. Several examples of paradoxical intervention in sport are presented, together with guidelines for its use. Possibilities of integrating paradoxical thought processes into educational sport psychology are discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-72
Number of pages12
JournalSport Psychologist
Volume5
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Mar 1991

Keywords

  • Athletes
  • Athletic Training
  • Counseling
  • Paradoxical Techniques
  • Coaching

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