Monday, 21 June 2021
Join us for this online workshop on Wednesday 23rd June 7-8pm to discuss mental health in sport and reducing stigma around men's mental health with Sport Psychology Consultant Danny Holmes
As part of Men's Health Week, SWLStG and Fulham Football Club Foundation invite you to join Danny Holmes, Sport Psychology Consultant for Fulham FC and Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology at the University of West England for an online interactive webinar on mental health in Sport. Focusing on the stigma men face in regards to their mental health and the benefits of exercise for mental wellbeing.
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Danny has worked in full-time applied roles and consulted alongside his work in academia, working across a breadth of sports. Most recently he has been working with Fulham FC supporting them in obtaining promotion back to the English Premier League. Prior to this, Danny has worked with Sunderland AFC, AFC Wimbledon and consulted with clients across a breadth of elite sport (tennis, rowing, fencing, athletics, american football, basketball and golf).
Danny is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at UWE Bristol and leads modules on the MSc Sport & Exercise Psychology course. As an applied practitioner, he is accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and is a chartered scientist. Danny completed a postgraduate qualification in teaching within Higher Education (PGCHE) and became a teaching fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in 2018.
Outside of sport, Danny has also worked in performance and wellbeing capacities with the British Military, finance, and business sectors at both organisational and individual levels.
Danny is a member of the Optimising Performance and Engagement (OPE) theme of the Psychological Sciences Research Group. He is currently leading a research project investigating athlete and staff perceptions of mental health support services in elite English football.