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Matt McGregor is a fully registered psychologist, with a Masters Degree in Sport Psychology and Graduate Certificate in Career Counselling, and a Graduate Diploma in Psychology.

With over 10 years experience in the profession, Matt moved to Adelaide in 2007 to take up an appointment at the South Australian Institute of Sport (SASI), as a sport psychologist and Athlete Career and Education (ACE) advisor.

Matt’s role sees him work with over 400 elite athletes and coaches of varying ages and developmental levels, across a wide variety of team and individual sports. He has experience conducting group workshops and individual consultations, in a range of topics covering performance enhancement (for example, confidence, concentration, arousal/anxiety, motivation, and team dynamics), and personal development (for example, self-awareness, career planning, stress management, time management, communication, and learning).

Matt maintains a number of professional and amateur clients in private practice, and is currently the secretary of the South Australian branch of the College of Sport Psychology, a division of the Australian Psychological Society.

Matt also completed a PhD at Victoria University, where he conducted world-first research investigating cognitive function in jockeys undergoing intentional weight loss. This research has given Matt the opportunity to present at a number of conferences and research seminars, both in Australia and internationally.

In addition to his research profile, Matt has maintained strong links to teaching at both tertiary and secondary level. He has lectured in sport and exercise psychology units at Victoria University, Deakin University, UniSA, and Box Hill Senior Secondary College.
  • Last updated or reviewed 01-10-2011