Specializes in the fields of Sports Psychology, and Performance Psychology. John obtained his Master’s degree in Sports Psychology from Toronto’s York University in 1992 and subsequently obtained a second Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from City University in Edmonton in 2006. In addition to his designation as a Registered Psychologist within the Province of Alberta, John is also a Licensed Heartmath Provider, Certified Coherent Breathing Instructor, Mental Game Coach Professional, and is trained in Self-Regulation Therapy.
John’s “Mental Skills Program” utilizes groundbreaking HRV Biofeedback and Neurofeedback Technology, enhancing a performers’ ability to stay focused, composed, and alert. John calls upon his clinical coaching expertise and personal experiences, as both a competitive athlete and coach, to teach athletes how to develop mental toughness skills like commitment, confidence, concentration, composure, consistency, competitiveness, courage, ‘coachability’, control, and communication – all necessary skills in achieving the winning edge. John’s Sports Psychology program focuses on improving thought processes to overcome self-limiting emotional and physical barriers, leading athletes to acquire a champions’ mindset and, ultimately, peak performance.
John has worked with a wide variety of organizations, individuals, and athletic teams, to improve their performance. Business clients (Chartered Accountants of Alberta, Atco, University of Alberta, Hockey Alberta, Alberta Environment, The Canadian Military, L’ Arche Canada), Performing Artists ( Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Highland Troops, Highland Dancers), and Athletes ( CIS Golfers, CIS Volleyball, CIS Track and Field, CIS Football, CIS Hockey, Ottawa Senators, Edmonton Oilers, Saskatoon Blades, Kootenay Ice, Prince Albert Raiders, Equestrian riders, Judo, Squash, Table Tennis, Cross Country, Soccer, Baseball, Archery and Pistol Shooters ) have all benefited from Johns expertise.
John was also hired by Team Alberta, to be a Sports Psychologist for the 2015 Canada Winter Games. For more information about John Stevenson and his individual and team programs, feel free to contact him today on:
780-803-5646 or contact via email.