Curriculum Vitae

Stephen E. Walker, PhD, NCC, CC-AASP, USOC Registry of Sport Psychology

5829 Niwot Road – Longmont, Colorado 80503

and

825 E. Speer Blvd. – Suite 205 – Denver, Colorado 80218

(303) 530-4439 (office)
(303) 931-7074 (mobile)
Email: walker544@comcast.net

October, 2014

Professional Objective

To help each individual achieve better health, improved performance, and a more satisfying life experience through the acquisition of skills, compensatory strategies, principles of positive psychology, emotional intelligence and effective strategies in relationship maintenance and communication. Dr. Walker offers stress management, mental skills training and biofeedback.  His consultations support mental/emotional conditioning for improved personal performance, while, his skills in psychotherapy, assessments, providing direction and support help his patients achieve and maintain better health. Each person is empowered to establish control in their life, make conscious decisions and function their best.

Summary Qualifications

With 34 years experience in stress management, biofeedback, research, counseling, psychotherapy, teaching and supervision, Dr. Walker has worked in community mental health clinics, university counseling centers, a residential and outpatient treatment facility, and in an interdisciplinary private practice environment. As a practitioner in performance psychology he has consulted with university athletic teams professional and amateur athletes at a variety of levels.

Dr. Walker has written numerous papers, served as an editor for professional journals, and conducted applied research in his field of study. He has conducted university-wide environmental assessment research, investigated comparative analyses of methods for stress management and their impact on both physiological and psychological measures of stress, and is published on varied topics including: a meta-analysis of the effects of exercise on depression, and the effects of stress management training on the personal productivity of participants in a sales organization. He has authored and presented juried papers to The Society of Behavioral Medicine, The Association of Applied Sports Psychology and Colorado Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.

In 1994 Dr. Walker took a post-doctoral training in neuroscience and physiological psychology under the tutelage of Professor Herb Alpern at the University of Colorado. He has conducted accredited CEU training programs at Metropolitan State College for Nurses and taught upper division and graduate credit courses through the University of Colorado – School of Education. Currently, he continues to serve graduate students by providing professional supervision and serving on doctoral committees from the Psy.D. program at the University of Denver.

Major Strengths

Dr. Walker’s ability to work creatively with a variety of personalities establish rapport, develop strong relationships and properly apply his knowledge of personal development, motivation, principles of proper training and recovery has enabled him to effectively treat thousands of patients throughout his career. In addition, his eloquence and skills at public speaking have enabled him to effectively reach a broader audience and promote the principles of positive psychology, heart healthy living, and effective stress management in organization development, and manage change through successful group process.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Counseling Psychology, University of Colorado (1984). Published doctoral thesis entitled, “A Comparative Analysis of Aerobic Exercise, Stress Management Training, and Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy on Physical and Psychological Measures of Stress.”

Master of Arts (M.A.), Counseling, University of Oklahoma, 1973.

Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.), Zoology, University of Oklahoma, 1972.

 Board Certifications – Licenses

National Provider Number (NPI) – #1780718197

National Board for Certified Counselors – #15623, since 1985.

American Board of Medical Psychotherapists & Diagnostics #767-1987

Colorado License – LPC #015, since 1990.

Special Advocate to the Court – Chief Justice Directive 04-08, Standard 6, since March 2005 – also recognized as a Child Family Investigator.

Association for Applied Sport Psychology – Board Certification #321

United States Olympic Committee – Registry of Sport Psychologists

Employer ID (EIN) – #84-1261782

Summary of Skills

Counseling and Psychotherapy

Dr. Walker has planned and developed programs in stress management and taught classes, workshops and clinical training in evaluating and treating a vast array of stress related disorders, both physical and psychological. In small group and private consultations he works effectively with individuals from a diverse background. His training and expertise proceeds but is not limited to cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, behavioral techniques, gestalt and body centered evaluations and biofeedback using electromyography, pulmonary plythysmography, electrodermal response, blood pressure, heart rate, and skin temperature for more effective treatment of stress related disorders. Dr. Walker’s diverse clientele has included healthy athletes and high performing artists as well as individuals employed in business, local government, students, and the general public.

Dr. Walker is familiar with and has conducted psychological assessments and lifestyle inventories for screening those at risk of cardiovascular disease, disquieting affect involving anger and hostility, social support systems, and recovery strategies. Simultaneously he consciously counsels his patients in prescriptive follow-up educating them in relaxation training, personal problem solving, conflict resolution, decision making, and the acquisition of related skills. Specific problem solving focuses on the use of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy with additional training in Rational Emotive Therapy. He has taught and supervised interns, licensed psychologists and psychiatrists in pursuance of licensure, and offers consultations regularly amongst preferred provider affiliations including the Boulder Valley Independent Practice Association, Boulder Psychotherapists Guild and others.

Dr. Walker has special training and experience in the counseling of adoptees, birthparents, and adoptive parents and consults with these three members of the adoption triad with regard to the emotional concerns and reactions incumbent on the adoption experience. Furthermore, Dr. Walker has provided the psychological training for confidential intermediaries, those individuals who provide searches and consult with members of the triad in preparation for reunions amongst adoptees and birthparents.

Teaching and Research

Dr. Walker has instructed in corporate environments and at four regional institutions of higher education with superior evaluations including: The University of Colorado – Boulder, The University of Colorado – Denver, Metropolitan State College, and Regis University. Dr. Walker’s course content included psychology and sports performance, stress management, theories of personality, introduction to psychology, and peer-professional counseling, in addition, he has served as a faculty course consultant, practicum supervisor and as a faculty consultant on a doctoral dissertation at The George Washington University, Washington DC in 1999, reading for Dr. Ted Willey whose doctoral research involved The Psychology of Effective Leadership, and for Dr. Alec Baker, Psy.D. from the University of Denver (2011) whose doctoral project involved the research and development of a clinic and research on the parental support of the Rock Canyon H.S. Lacrosse team. He has actively served the Association of Applied Sport Psychology while conducting new member orientations, and currently coordinating the offerings of CEU’s for conference workshops, organization webinars and tele-seminars, in addition to incorporating testing review for JASP Journal articles for CE credit.

He has guided educational experiences both in the classroom and on tour with a strong emphasis on a multi-dimensional approach toward learning. Instructional techniques include lecture, power-point presentations, open discussion, experiential awareness, films, student presentations, and guest lectures with featured experts. Research includes both published; The Road to Recovery, Live SMART a Handbook for Effective SelfCare, The Thought Pattern Interrupt, and manuscripts in progress: “Psychotherapy and Self-Care Training for Post Concussive Syndrome” and Psychophysiological Treatment of Compensatory Strategies Post-Injury. Dr. Walker continues to write and edit for the on-line applied sport psychology publication Podium Sports Journal.com. (see Publications).

Supervision

For the past 20 years Dr. Walker has provided supervision services for those pursuing licensure in the State of Colorado in Professional Counseling.  In addition, he is certified and provides supervision for Consultants in Applied Sport Psychology seeking certification from the Association of Applied Sport Psychology and registration amongst the United States Olympic Committee Registry of Sport Psychology.  He has been involved in clinics, webinars, teleseminars and one-to-one supervision  in each endeavor, and is now providing training amongst this population at Health & Sport Performance Associates, L.L.C.  Finally, Dr. Walker currently provides professional supervision to graduate students, and young graduates seeking a mentoring relationships from the University of Denver or following graduation for those working on licensure from the State of Colorado Board of Regulatory Agencies.

For over twenty years Dr. Walker was the executive director of The Rocky Mountain Institute for Health & Performance, inc., an interdisciplinary psychological practice involving the combined efforts of psychiatrists, psychologists, a licensed clinical social worker, nutritionist, massage therapist and biofeedback technician in the treatment of stress related disorders at the Rocky Mountain Institute for Health and Performance, Inc.(a private clinic with three full-time and three part-time employees).

Dr. Walker has done program development and training in a variety of professional settings and designed employee health and performance programs that featured organization-wide lifestyle and work style assessments. Programs featuring specific recovery skill training (e.g. stress management, appropriate assertiveness, life balance, etc) were conducted for a wide variety of corporate clients including an aerospace engineering company, a life and health insurance sales organization and a non-profit state mandated organization which facilitates confidential searches for birthparents and adoptees-in-search. Dr. Walker also coordinated trained and supervised resident advisers, 35 work/study personnel, and 49 peer counselors at two different university settings. He has been known to strengthen group cohesiveness via facilitation of sound personnel relations, goal directed and mission driven shared decision making, and knowledge of concepts in organization development.

In 1991 Dr. Walker’s efforts in designing the Stress Management program at the Coors Wellness Center, and in 1993 his design of the Employee Health & Performance Program at Ball Aerospace Systems Division in Boulder, were both recognized by the Governor’s office as “award winning” models for corporate wellness programs in the private sector within the State of Colorado.

 Employment Experience

June 1997 to Present

 Stephen E. Walker, Ph.D., NBCC, CC-AASP, USOC Registry

 Director – Health & Sport Performance Associates, l.l.c.

In 1997, Dr. Walker reconfigured his private practice to address developments in managed care and better accommodate his patients in a more relaxed, natural environment. In addition, it facilitated his use of a broader variety tools employed in his work with children and adolescents. Besides a nature walk just outside his office door, Dr. Walker uses a climbing wall, 10 foot high balance beam and physically stimulating activities to provide hands-on learning in stress inoculation techniques, life balance, goal setting, etc. In addition, Dr. Walker offers consultations in personal and professional performance enhancement, professional coaching, leadership training, and seminars. He specializes in health psychology, stress management, and peak performance training for individuals and groups, both corporate and public, in addition to work and athletic teams. His personal services in counseling, psychotherapy, injury rehabilitation and biofeedback are also provided to individuals, couples and families and continue to be his primary focus.

In January 2013, Alec Baker, Psy.D. and Matt Long, M.A., M.Ed., joined the organization to address the growing need of youth sports organizations in the Rocky Mountain Region. In August 2014, Kevin Riley Peters, M.A. joined HSPA as an intern and is developing programs, writing articles and researching optimal mental skills training, coaching education, and parental support roles for young athletes in the club sports arena and the Colorado High School Activities Association. In addition, HSPA is an integral member of the Colorado Sports Organization and the Colorado Fitness Associations by providing quality applied sport psychology services to the organization and its members.

June 1977 to January 1997

Director – Rocky Mountain Institute for Health and Performance, Inc.

Dr. Walker worked with RMI in the coordination of programs in health promotion, psychoeducation, performance enhancement, stress management, cognitive-behavioral counseling, biofeedback training and the teaching of compensatory strategies for individuals, couples and groups in both private and public settings. Dr. Walker supervised and facilitated the efforts of a team of medical advisors, clinical psychologists, licensed psychotherapists, licensed clinical social workers, registered dietician, recreational therapist, exercise technician, and AMTA-approved massage therapist. Our emphasis was on a holistic approach to health care, personal responsibility in self-care, wellness training toward the prevention of crises and self-care training toward an expeditious recovery for those experiencing health challenges.

Services included: consulting, “managed care” program development, classes, workshops, and seminars for groups. In addition, individuals were provided private consultations in stress management, biofeedback, sports performance, health assessments, behavioral evaluations, fitness training, and personal counseling. Organizations that have received consulting services, training programs, or other services include: (references available upon request)

  • Centennial Peaks Hospital Staff- Grand Rounds Presentation on “Technostress”
  • Colorado Confidential Intermediary Service
  • Coreance Rehabilitation Center
  • TCI, Comcast Cablevision of Colorado, Inc.
  • Boulder Valley School District
  • University of Colorado Athletic Department
  • Hewlett-Packard Corporation – Loveland Division
  • City of Northglenn Employees
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Colorado – “Annual Marketing Conference – Climb to the Top”
  • Association of General Contractors – Colorado Region
  • Saunders Construction, Inc.
  • Governor’s Conference on Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Colorado Board of Realtors Convention
  • James Travel Points International
  • Professional Development Series – Metropolitan State College
  • Rose Medical Center – Diabetes Conference
  • El Corporation
  • Assoc. for Fitness in Business – Heart of America Conference
  • Kenneth G. Wilson, Ph.D. and Associates
  • MONY Financial Services
  • Human Performance Lab – University of Colorado
  • Ball Aerospace Systems Division
  • AT&T Sales Managers
  • Training Center Pulte Home Corporation
  • IBM Management Symposium
  • NBI Inc. Training Center
  • Gorsuch-Kirgis, Attorneys at Law
  • Colorado School of Mines Research Institute
  • Ft. Collies City Department Heads
  • The Western Power Association
  • Denver Association for Retarded Citizens
  • Boulder Life Underwriters Association
  • National Contract Managers Association, Denver Chapter
  • Family Resource Center – Boulder
  • Psychiatric Staff- Hastings Nebraska Regional Center
  • CSU, CU Divisions of Continuing Education
  • Boulder Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • Denver Association for the Improvement of Minorities
  • The Rockies Fitness Club
  • Rallysport
  • Longmont Athletic Club
  • Pulse, Inc.

August 1978 to June 1979

Counselor III, University of Colorado Counseling Center

Supervisor – Dr. Richard Grosz.

Dr. Walker trained under the supervision of Dr. Richard Grosz, Dr. Thomas Fiester, Dr. Mary Schlesinger, Dr. Don Johnson and provided individual, couples and family counseling while employed at the University Counseling Center. His emphasis in the assessment and treatment of stress related disorders became an area of specialization and was offered in conjunction with thousands of life stress assessments Dr. Walker conducted through the Human Performance Lab at the University of Colorado. The HPL conducted fitness evaluations, health screenings and life stress assessments to police, firefighters, department of wildlife employees and corporate entities throughout the State of Colorado. Dr. Walker designed and coordinated several groups and workshops in varied settings including; “How to Better Cope with the Stress in Your Life” (Division of Student Affairs), and “Emotional Aspects of the Dissolution Process” (CU Law School). He developed and taught programs in study skills and designed a program for students grappling with test anxiety and math anxiety all over the Boulder campus. In addition, Dr. Walker facilitated academic improvement and personal growth groups and conducted counseling sessions with individuals (both student and faculty), couples and families throughout the year with over 1500 supervised client hours. His stress management programs, and peer counseling training program were always well attended and favorites amongst those using the counseling center’s services.

August 1975 to June 1978

Intern, University of Colorado, Educational Support Services-Student Life Center

Supervisor – Dr. Darcy Sease.

Stephen Walker’s advanced professional training began while still engaged in coursework toward the completion of his doctoral studies at the university. He was involved with a variety of different activities and was given shared responsibility for the development, implementation, direction and supervision of a university-wide program designed to help students reduce tensions related to academic test anxiety. This involved training and coordination of 12 peer counselors and volunteers, serving a student population of several hundred. Activities included systematic desensitization techniques applied to stressful circumstances, relaxation training, and the teaching of effective study habits. Articles written included: “A Manual for Program Development,” “Staff Evaluation Procedures,” and applied research using an evidence based approach to evaluate the CU Peer Counseling Program titled, “Sometimes You Get More Than What You Pay For.” Other responsibilities included teaching classes, workshops, and conducting programs for faculty and students in the School of Education.

August 1973 to June 1975

Counselor/Director of Residence Halls, Loretto Heights College, Denver, Colorado

Supervisor – Adele Phelan, President.

Mr. Walker managed two residence halls and supervised a staff of 20 work/study students and hall staff of seven resident advisors. His duties consisted of counseling students on all levels including personal and/or emotional problem solving, vocational, and career development in both individual and group settings. He also supervised and initiated programming activities both in the residence halls and on campus, and designed and taught a ten-week mini-course in “Dynamics of Personal Growth and Interpersonal Relations.” Mr. Walker assisted counseling staff in the production of an audiovisual/TV film on assertiveness training, all the while providing counseling and serving as a faculty liaison for parents and students during orientation. Clinically, he served as a key critical incident debriefing facilitator for the campus which included a student suicide and sexual assault that occurred on campus. Mr. Walker was supervised clinically by Dr. Irving Zelkind, a psychologist in private practice who also served as full time faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences and with the Loretto Heights School of

Professional Papers and Publications

 February, 2013. Lost Time from Injury: Attitude for Recovery, Attitude for Life. Featuring a video by Louis Swartzberg. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

January, 2013. From Driving Range to the Course: How to Create a Reliable Golf Game. Matt Long, MA, MEd. SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2012. Togetherness Wins Championships: Keys to Foster Team Cohesion. Matt Long, MA, MEd, (HealthandSportPerformance.com), and Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

November, 2012. Posture as a Behavioral Tool in Preparing to Deal with Stress. A TED Talk with Dr. Amy Cuddy, Harvard University, SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2012. Building Team Cohesion – Coaching Youth Hockey. A Podcast Interview with Dr. Larry Lauer, Michigan State University, Institute for Youth Sport. SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2012, Optimism in Coaching: How Athletes & Coaches View Effectiveness. A Podcast Interview with Dr. Andrea Becker, CC-AASP, California State University – Fullerton, SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2012. The Sport Psychology of Big Wave Surfers. A Podcast Interview with Dr. Lenny Wiersma, PhD, CC-AASP, California State University – Fullerton, SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

August, 2012. Brainspotting Case Study: Hitting Streak in Baseball. Earl Poteet, MSW, SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2012. Visualization and Mental Skills for Injury Recovery. John Beebe, MSc, BASES, (UltimateMentalSkills.com), SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2012. Positive Psychology Enhances Coaching and Athlete Productivity. TED Talk with Shawn Achor (GoodThink.com), SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2012. Leadership in the Form of Ray Lewis and Tim Tebow. T.C. North, PhD (TCNorth.com), and, Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2012. Behaviors that Characterize “Bad Coaching”. Alan Goldberg, PhD, (Competitivedge.com), SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2011. Goals Sports Parents Should Have – Raising a Great Team Player. Alec Baker, PsyD (AlecBakerPsyD.com) and, Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2011. Between the Pipes: Mental Toughness Tips for Goalies. Alec Baker, PsyD (AlecBakerPsyD.com) and, Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2011. Managing Anxiety After Personal Injury in Athletics, Ryan Rivera, (CalmClinic.com), SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2011. An Interview with Dave Scott. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2011. Switching Focus in Tennis: Playing the “Zone”, Simon Hartley, MSc, (www.beworldclass.com) and, Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2011. Recovery from Distractions Fast: The Thought Pattern Interrupt (TPI). Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

August, 2011. Self-Handicapping: Overcoming Yourself in Competition. Larry Lauer, PhD, CC-AASP, SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

August, 2011. Calm the Jitters Before Your Next Race. Will Murray (WillMurrayCompany.com) and, Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

August, 2011. The Protective Effects of Positive Emotions and Your Heart Health. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

August, 2011. Self-Talk in Endurance Events: Keep Your InnerVoice Positive. Will Murray, (WillMurrayCompany.com). SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2011. Choking: What is it? How do you Avoid it?. Noah Gentner, PhD, CC-AASP, Georgia Southern University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2011. Four Tips for Coaching Championship Games. Noah Gentner, PhD, CC-AASP, Georgia Southern University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2011. A Long Day Outdoors: Mental Conditioning for Ironman Triathlon. Will Murray, (WillMurrayCompany.com). SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2011. Performance Work with Collegiate Baseball Pitchers: CBT vs. Brainspotting (A Case Study). Earl Poteet, MSW. SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2011. Be a Great Coach and Leader: Inspire Your Team with the “Why”. TED talk with Simon Sinek. SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2011. Dr. Julian Morrow – Sport Psychology Loses a Good Friend. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2011. Motivation in Sport – Discovering Your Reason. Simon Hartley, MSc, (www.beworldclass.com), SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

May, 2011. Injury and Depression: What Every Coach & Sports Medicine Specialist Should Know. Rebecca Symes, CPsych, BASES, (www.sporting-success.uk). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

May, 2011. Bad Boys in the NFL – Who Succeeds in Making a Comeback? Loren Fogelman, MEd, EFT-Adv, SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

May, 2011.  “Iron Heart” Brian Boyle Continues to Inspire. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2011. Open Letter to All NFL Draftees. From Wesley Mallett (www.CommentCommunications.com). SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2011. Need a Laugh? How Not to Play Golf. YouTube Videos produced by Will Robinson, PGA teaching professional. SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2011.  You Control Your Performance. Simon Hartley, MSc, (www.beworldclass.com), SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2011. Playing Conscious Golf: Preparing for Competition. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2011. Your First Triathlon – Motivate Yourself to Overcome Inertia. Carrie Cheadle, MA, CC-AASP, (www.CarrieCheadle.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2011. Guidelines for Goal Setting: Researched and Tested. Julian Morrow, PhD, CC-AASP, SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2011.  P3 Thinking – Conditioning Yourself  Mentally. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2011. Learn From Everything: Take a Step Into Your Discomfort Zone. Simon Hartley, MSc, SE Walker (Editor), http://www.beworldclass.com. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2011. Brainspotting Part II – A Neurobehavioral Treatment for Sports Trauma. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2011. Effective Coaching With Teams – When Less is More. Noah Gentner, PhD, CC-AASP, Georgia Southern University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2011. Brainspotting Part I – A Neurobehavioral Treatment for Sports Trauma. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2011. Pressure – What Pressure? Athletes in Sport. Simon Hartley, MSc, SE Walker (Editor), http://www.beworldclass.com. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2011. Alpine Ski Racing: Commit to Excellence Not Perfection. Haley Perlus, PhD, (www.drhaleyperlus.com), SE Walker (Editor), http://www.beworldclass.com. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

January, 2011. Phenom Kids: Meet Jordan McCabe – Think Practice Makes Perfect. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

January, 2011. American Football Passion Runs Deep Throughout the World. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

January, 2011. The Mental Skills of Jeremy Bloom. Interview with Dr. T.C. North, (www.tcnorth.com). SE Walker (Editor), http://www.beworldclass.com. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

January, 2011. Race as Well as You Train – Ski Racing & Anxiety in Sports. Haley Perlus, PhD, (www.drhaleyperlus.com), SE Walker (Editor), http://www.beworldclass.com. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

January, 2011. Five Tips for Parents with Young Athletes in Sport. Haley Perlus, PhD, (www.drhaleyperlus.com), SE Walker (Editor), http://www.beworldclass.com. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2010. Momentum Shifts in Sports – Value the Psychology Behind Them. Simon Hartley, MSc, SE Walker (Editor), http://www.beworldclass.com. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2010. PETTLEP Imagery in Action – Training for the High Jump. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2010. Enhancing Sport Performance Using PETTLEP Imagery. Dave Smith, PhD, Manchester Metropolitan University – UK, SE Walker (Editor), http://www.beworldclass.com. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2010. An Interview with Peter Vint: Genetics vs. Nurturance. Dan Peterson, (www.80percentmental.com). SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2010. The Story of Brian Boyle: Iron Heart. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2010. Athletic Focus & Sport Psychology: The Key to Peak Performance. Simon Hartley, MSc, SE Walker (Editor), http://www.beworldclass.com. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

November, 2010. Factors that Interfere with Athletic Performance. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

November, 2010.  Life, Community & Energy – A Message from Dr. Jim Loehr. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2010. 10 Skills of Great Coaches. Jack Perconte, (www.positiveparentinginsports.com), SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2010. How to Achieve the Flow State in Athletics and in Life. Phil DelVecchio III, MA., Claremont Graduate University, (www.tripleplayconsulting.com).SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2010. Poor Expectations Set Poor Performance Standards. Noah Gentner, PhD, CC-AASP, Georgia Southern University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2010. Make Healthy Choices Fun! Fun Theory (www://www.funtheory.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2010. Performance Blocks in Tennis – The Serving Yips. Rob Polishook, MA. CPC. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2010. Coaching the Y Generation Athlete. Noah Gentner, PhD, CC-AASP, Georgia Southern University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

August, 2010.  Coaches We Never Forget – Memories that Last a Lifetime. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2010. Having a Vision. Rob Bell, PhD, CC-AASP, Ball State University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2010. Leaping in Basketball &Football – the Truth about Vertical Jump. Alan Stein, CSCS, (www.strongerteam.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2010. A Parent’s Guide to Talent Development. Brian McCormick, CSCS, MSS. (www.YouthBasketballCoachingAssociation.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2010. Football Training Heats Up – Coaches are Now Responsible for More than Conditioning.  Dan Fitzgerald, JD (www.ctsportslaw.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2010. Move Over Dwayne & Chris – LeBron is Here or The King and Two Princes. Noah Gentner, PhD, CC-AASP, Georgia Southern University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2010. Coach for Life: The Legacy of John Wooden. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2010. Parents and Performance in Youth Sports. Brian McCormick, CSCS, MSS. (www.YouthBasketballCoachingAssociation.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2010. Suffering: Preparing to Push Yourself Through a Hard Effort. Carrie Cheadle, MA, CC-AASP, (www.CarrieCheadle.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

May, 2010. Tim Borland’s Feat – 63 Marathons in 63 Days – Inspiring! Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

May, 2010. Understanding Athletic Identity: Who Am I? Rebecca Symes, CPsych, BASES, (www.sporting-success.uk). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

May, 2010. Pain is Temporary Quitting Lasts Forever. Noah Gentner, PhD, CC-AASP, Georgia Southern University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

May, 2010. The Inner Game – A Different Approach to Skill Development. Brian McCormick, CSCS, MSS. (www.YouthBasketballCoachingAssociation.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

May, 2010. Is Your Focus on Achieving Success or Avoiding Failure? Noah Gentner, PhD, CC-AASP, Georgia Southern University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2010.  Trager: A Mind/Body Approach in Sport Psychology. Stephanie Rauch, PhD, SE Walker (Editor), http://www.drstephanie@rauchmindbody.com. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2010. Key Mental Skills in Race Car Driving. A Featured Podcast Interview with Dr. Kevin Burke, PhD, CC-AASP. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2010. What’s It Take to Develop Talent? Brian McCormick, CSCS, MSS. (www.YouthBasketballCoachingAssociation.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2010. Inspiration  Turns Lives Around – The Story of Two Insightful Players.  Chrissy Carew, MCC. (www.insightfulplayer.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2010. Everything You Wanted to Know about College Recruiting, But Were Afraid to Ask. Kelly Kennedy, MA, (www.RightFitSports.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2010. For the Love of the Game: Motivating Kids. Brian McCormick, CSCS, MSS. (www.YouthBasketballCoachingAssociation.com). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2010. Really? No Pain No Gain in Sports. Eddie O’Connor, PhD, CC-AASP. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2010. Reframing: A Mindful Tool for Recovery. Dominique Larocque, MA. (www.creativewheel.ca). SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2010. NCAA Basketball Tournament 2010 – The Psychology of an Upset. Noah Gentner, PhD, Georgia Southern University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2010. The Most Important Job Interview in Sport. Noah Gentner, PhD, Georgia Southern University. SE Walker (Editor). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2010. Coaches’ Interpersonal Styles & Motivational Processes in Competitive Sport. A Podcast Interview with Paige Gregson, MA, Brock University (Collaborative Research conducted with Phillip Wilson, PhD, and Diane Mack, Brock University. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2010. Fight, Flight, Freeze – The 7 Biggest Fears that Paralyze Athletes in Sport. Rob Polishook, MA, CPC. SE Walker (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2010. Mental Training Pays Off – Vancouver Olympic Games. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2010. Sport Psychology at the Vancouver Olympic Games.  Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2010. Tips for Being a Winning Sports Parent. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2010. Vancouver Olympics 2010: Are Your Kids Dreaming of Becoming Olympians? A Podcast Interview featuring Dr. Dan Gould, Michigan State University (Institute for the Study of Youth Sports). Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2010. Vancouver Olympics 2010: How Can We Give Athletes an Edge on Injury Rehabilitation? by Laura Miele, PhD, Sport Injury Prevention Program Manager at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (Elite Sports Medicine). SE Walker, PhD (Editor), Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2010. Sport Psychology at the Winter Olympic Games – Vancouver, BC. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2010. Mental Skills Training with Youth Coaches & Athletes. A Podcast Interview with Lee Hancock, PhD, California State University – Dominguez Hills. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2010.  The Argument for “Releasing Tension” in Grand Slam Tennis Events – Good or Bad? Rob Polishook, MA, CPC, Editor – Stephen Walker, PhD. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

January, 2010. What Makes a Great Team Captain in NCAA Sports. Podcast interview with Jesse Michel, West Virginia University (featuring collaborative qualitative research with Greg Shelly, Ithaca College and Noah Gentner, Georgia Southern University. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

January, 2010.  Coaching the Millennial Player – Tennis. Rob Polishook, MA, CPC, Editor – Stephen Walker, PhD. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

January, 2010. Athlete’s Choices Can Help or Hinder the Development of Confidence. Conrad Woolsey, PhD, CC-AASP, Oklahoma State University – Tulsa, Editor – Stephen Walker, PhD. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2009. Might Psychotherapy Have Rescued Tiger Woods. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2009. Mythbusting in High School Sports: Perspectives of Athletes, Coaches and Parents. Podcast interview with Samantha Monda, West Virginia University (reviewing collaborative research conducted with Aimee Kimball, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, Dana Voelker, Michigan State University, and, Sarah Compton, Argosy University. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2009. Another Look at Overtraining Syndrome. A Podcast Interview with Dr. Goran Kentta – Swedish School for Health & Sport Sciences. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

November, 2009. Sport Psychology Consulting with Successful & Unsuccessful Collegiate Baseball Teams. A Podcast Interview with Ian Connole and Kristen Frevert from California State University at Fullerton. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

November, 2009. Sweaty Palms and Cold Feet – Who’s Playing this Match Anyway? Rob Polishook, MA. CPC. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2009. Athletes, Energy Drinks, Addiction & Substance Abuse – A Risky Combination. Podcast featuring Dr. Conrad Woolsey, CC-AASP, University of Missouri. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com m.

October, 2009.  Talk Back to Your Negative Self-Talk,  Rob Polishook, MA, CPC. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com .

October, 2009. Mental Skills Training in Race Car Drivers – “Critical Action Response Strategies”. Podcast featuring Dr. Ken Hodge, University of Otago, New Zealand, Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2009. Predicting Success in Putting – Routines, Time on Task & Putting Distance. Podcast featuring Dr. Rob Bell, Ball State University. Longmont, Co. SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2009.  Interview with Dr. Gier Jordet: “How to Prevent Choking in Pressure Situations”  Podcast featuring Dr. Gier Jordet Norwegian Football Association (Soccer). Longmont, Colorado SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2009. Predicting Injury in Collegiate Basketball: Is it Possible? Podcast featuring Jessica Labor (on research conducted with Laura Finch). Southern Illinois University. Longmont, Colorado SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2009.  Serena Williams US Open Debacle: The Foot Fault.  Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP, Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2009. Dr. Ashwin Patel talks about the Mental Demands of Professional Motocross Racing.  Podcast featuring Dr. Ashwin Patel, CC-AASP. Western State University. Longmont, Co. SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

August, 2009. Youth Football Player Development Program: Impact on Coaches and Competitive Climate. Podcast featuring Jay Goldstein, MA, University of Maryland. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

August, 2009. Research on Pre-Shot Routines Used by PGA Professionals on Tour. Podcast featuring Dr. Daniel Czech, Georgia Southern University. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

August, 2009. What Coaches and Consultants Should Know about Music and Rhythm in Sport Performance.  Podcast featuring Dr. Lois Butcher-Poffley, CC-AASP. Longmont, Co: SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2009.  Jamie Donaldson Seeks to Repeat in the 2009 “Badwater Ultramarathon”. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2009.  P3 Thinking – Conditioning Yourself Mentally. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line. Podium Sports Journal.com.

July, 2009.  Revisiting Research on the Experience of “Suffering” in Cycling. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2009.  Core Competencies – Mental Training on Stage. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line. Podium Sports Journal.com.

May, 2009.  One, Two, Three, Attitude – HaH!”  Another Lesson in Coaching Education and Youth Sports. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2009.  Inspiration Fuels Greatness in Many Ways. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2009.  Another Case for Training Your Mind and Body. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2009.  A Podcast Interview with Andrea Becker, PhD, California State University – Fullerton.  The Athletes’ Experience of Great Coaching. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2009.  Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP & Philip D. Del Vecchio III.  Building Consistency at The Plate:  The Pre- At-Bat Routine in Baseball. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2009.  The Best of Coaches – Bring Out the Best in Their Teams – Part 2. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2009.  John Gardner Talks About Self-Renewal. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2009.  Turning Negatives Into a Positive. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2009.  The Best of Coaches – Bring Out the Best in Their Teams. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2009.  What Teddy Roosevelt Taught Us About “Process vs. Outcome” Goals. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2009.  Mental Preparation Tips for Fencing Competition. Beth Athanas, MS. (Editor) Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP.  Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2009.  Want to Play Sports in College?  Pursuing an Athletic Scholarship? Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

October, 2008.  Making the Impossible – Possible. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2008.  Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP & Alec Baker, PsyD.  Between the Pipes:  Tips for Becoming a BrainTough Goalie. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2008.  The Thought Pattern Interrupt – Golf. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2007.  PETTLEP Imagery 5 – A New Frontier in Mental Conditioning. Dave Smith, Ph.D. (Editor – Stephen E. Walker, PhD). Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2007.  PETTLEP Imagery 4 – A New Frontier in Mental Conditioning. Dave Smith, Ph.D. (Editor – Stephen E. Walker, PhD). Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2007.  PETTLEP Imagery 3 – A New Frontier in Mental Conditioning. Dave Smith, Ph.D. (Editor – Stephen E. Walker, PhD). Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2007.  PETTLEP Imagery 2 – A New Frontier in Mental Conditioning. Dave Smith, Ph.D. (Editor – Stephen E. Walker, PhD). Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

December, 2007.  PETTLEP Imagery 1 – A New Frontier in Mental Conditioning. Dave Smith, Ph.D. (Editor – Stephen E. Walker, PhD). Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

November, 2007.  The Protective Effects of Positive Emotions & Your Heart Health. . Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

September, 2007.  Competing with Heart – Racing with Gratitude. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2007.  Spring Back from Injury. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2007.  Conscious Golf – The Mental Game. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

June, 2007.  Conscious Golf – Preparing for Competition. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2007.  Relationship Building Skills – Active Listening. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2007.  Coping with Sports Concussion. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2007.  Controlling Arousal – The Centering Breath. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

April, 2007.  Recovery from Injury – Compensatory Self-Care Strategies. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

March, 2007.  From the Field. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

February, 2007.  From the Field. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing. Podium Sports Journal.com.

May 2004 – Present, articles published in: Active Cities USA and Boulder County Fit Magazine: column: HeadGames. Martin House Publications, Boulder, Colorado.

June, 1996.  Conscious Time and Self-Care. Stephen E. Walker, PhD, CC-AASP. Boulder, CO: RMI Press.

April, 1996.  Dr. Toby F. Link, Dr. Susan Hendershot & Stephen E. Walker, PhDLive SMART – A Handbook for Self-Care. Boulder, CO.

1988.  T. C. North, P. McCullagh, Z. V. Tran & Stephen E. Walker, PhD.Effects of Physical Exercise on Depression,” Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 20 (2) Supplement, S95 (Abs.).

April, 1988.  The Mental Edge. Stephen E. Walker, PhD.CHOICES & CONNECTIONS” Human Potential Resources.  Boulder, CO.

January, 1985.  Managing Stress More Effectively. Stephen E. Walker, PhD.  People’s Resource Almanac.  Boulder, CO.

May, 1984.  A Comparative Analysis of Aerobic Exercise, Stress Management Training, and Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy on Physical and Psychological Measures of Stress. Stephen E. Walker, PhD.  University Microfilms, Inc.  Ann Arbor, MI:  University of Michigan Press.

Professional Presentations

April, 2013. “Professional Panel Discussion on Career Options for Master’s Level Consultants in Applied Sport Psychology” SW Division, AASP Regional Conference, Denver University, CO.

July, 2009.  “Becoming a BrainTough Goalie: TGI Top 8 Goalie Camp; sponsored by GDI (Goalie Development Institute – Mark Sample Regional Director) Arvada, CO:

July, 2009.  Interview “Beyond the Balls”.  By hosts Jess and Bren.  Fort Collins, CO:  KCFR Radio.

June 2009.  “Mental Toughness for Performing Artists”:  Martin Percival Studio of Irish Dance. Denver, CO. (In preparation for US Nationals Competition)

June, 2009.  Podcast interview, “Will Frischkorn on Training for the Tour de France”.  Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line.  Available from Internet:  http://www.podiumsportsjournal.com.

May, 2009.  Podcast interview, “Matt Reed Wins the Pan Am Triathlon Title”.  Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line.  Available from Internet:  http://www.podiumsportsjournal.com.

May, 2009.  Podcast interview, Drs. Noah Gentner and Vanessa Shannon, “The Gold Medal Secret Sauce”.  Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line.  Available from Internet:  http://www.podiumsportsjournal.com.

May, 2009.  Podcast interview, Drs. Noah Gentner and Vanessa Shannon, “Minding for Gold” – Mental Techniques and Preparation Strategies Used by Olympic Gold Medalists.  Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line.  Available from Internet:  http://www.podiumsportsjournal.com.

April, 2009.  Podcast interview, Jay Goldstein of AASP, “Parents’ Anger on the Soccer Field-and Mitigating Factors”.  Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line.  Available from Internet:  http://www.podiumsportsjournal.com.

July, 2007.  Podcast interview, Dave Scott.  “Ironman World Champion and the First Inductee into the Ironman Hall of Fame.”  Longmont, CO:  SPA Publishing.  On-line.  Available from Internet:  http://www.podiumsportsjournal.com.

January, 2006.  With Dr. Jeffrey Boone.  ”Achilles Heart.” Denver, CO:  Denver Bronco Alumni Association The Denver Bronco Blitz to Eradicate Heart Attack and Stroke.

December, 2005.  “Positive Psychology and Your Heart.” Boulder, CO:  Boulder County Aging Services. Caregiver Wellness Conference – keynote address.

March, 2005.  “Heart and Mind.” Longmont, CO:  Prestige Plus – Longmont United Hospital, Seniors Wellness Day.

August, 2004.  “Conscious Time and SelfCare.“  Longmont, CO:  Longmont Senior Services.

September, 2003.  “Positive Psychology and Winning Self-Care Strategies for a Healthy and Happy Life.” Boulder, CO:  Boulder Psychotherapists Guild – Fall Program.

December, 1999.  “Live SMART-Lessons in SelfCare.” Broomfield, CO:  Cleo Wallace Center.

April, 1995.  “Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury”, Vail, CO:  BIAC.

July, 1993.  “Psychological Factors of Adoption and Reunion for the Adoption Triad.” Denver, CO:  Colorado Confidential Intermediary Services.

November, 1992.  “Clinical Aspects of Technostress – Grand Rounds Presentation.” Louisville, CO:  Centennial Peaks Hospital.

March, 1992.  “Psychophysiological Assessment of Self-Care Program Effectiveness.” New York, NY:  Society for Behavioral Medicine.

September, 1989.  “A Comparative Analysis of Stress Management Methods Using Psychophysiological Measures.” Seattle, WA:  Association for the Advancement of Applied Sports Psychology.

April, 1988. With T. C. North and Z. V. Tran.  “The Effects of Exercise on Depression: A Meta-analysis.” Dallas, TX:  American College of Sports Medicine.

October, 1986. “Developing a Model for Self-Care: Enhancing the Immune System Response.” Denver, CO:  Professional Development Series – Metropolitan State College in conjunction with the Colorado Nurses Association Division of Continuing Education.

April, 1986.  “The Ripple Effect of Stress in Business.” Denver, CO:  Association for Fitness in Business Conference – Heart of America Division.

December, 1979. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Organizational Stress.” Denver, CO:  American Society for Training and Development.

September, 1979. “Stress Management.” Colorado Springs, CO:  Colorado Personnel and Guidance Association.

Professional Affiliations

American Psychological Association:

Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology – Division 53
Health Psychology – Division 38
Exercise and Sport Psychology -Division 42

Association for Applied Sport Psychology

Society for Behavioral Medicine

Boulder Psychotherapists Guild

Colorado Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback

National Board of Certified Counselors

Boulder Valley Independent Practice Association – 1992- 2014

Affiliate Member – Colorado Chapter – National Speakers Association

 Professional Training

2014 – AASP Professional Development Workshops. Las Vegas, Nevada.

2013 – AASP Professional Development Workshops. New Orleans, La.

2012 – AASP Professional Development Workshops. Atlanta, Georgia.

2010 – AASP Professional Development Workshops. Providence, Rhode Island.

2009 – AASP Professional Development Workshops. Salt Lake City, Utah.

2008 – Professional Development Workshops: Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference Proceedings September 24-27: St. Louis, Missouri

2007 – Professional Development Workshops: Association for Applied Sport Psychology; Conference Proceedings October 24-27; Louisville, Kentucky

2007 – Professional Education Retreat – National Speakers Association: February 17-20: Denver, Colorado

2006 – Professional Development Workshops: Association for Applied Sport Psychology; Conference Proceedings September 27-30; Miami, Florida

2005 – Katz & Loizeaux – Special Advocate to the Court Training Program, 3/10-3/19, In conjunction with: Chief Justice Directive 04-08, Standard 6, 40 CME hrs.

2005 – Action International – Business Building Course, 10/05-12/05, Phil Barton, 15 CME hrs.

2005 – Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes – AMA PRA Category 1, 12/08/05, Dr. J. Stiff, MD, 2 CME hrs.

2005 – Helping Accomplished Clinicians Become Extraordinary Coaches – Mentor coach program, 10/23/05, Dr. Ben Dean, 6 CME hrs.

2004 – Evidence Based Supplements in Psychiatry – Colo. Medical Society – Mental Health Center of Boulder, Colorado, 11/11/05, Dr. Scott Shannon, 2 CME hrs.

2002 – Ethical Issues in Professional Counseling – Div. Continuing Education, U of C, 4 credit hours.

2003 – Directions in Mental Health Counseling – Home study pgm. 24 CME hrs.
Ethics in Family Therapy – Thorngren & Smith
Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Counseling – Stolle
Managed Care as an Ethical Issue – Meier & Davis
Assessment and Treatment of Relationship Wounds – Halstead
Challenging Irrational Beliefs about Partner Selection – Larson
Systemic Cognitive Developmental Therapy – Partner & Family Treatment – DiGilio

2001 – Research on Subjective Well-Being, Continuing Psych Education – 6 CME hrs

2000 – Healthy Personality, Continuing Psych Education – 6 CME hrs.

1999 – Using Inventories in Premarital Counseling – Williams – 3 CME hrs.

1998 – Psychotherapeutic Uses of Prevention Training with Sexually Abused Children – Shapiro – 3 CME hr.s

1997 – Theories Assessment and Treatment of Domestic Violence, Miller & Veltkamp 6 CME hrs.

1996 – Colorado Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback Winter Conference 6 CEU – Programs on EMG Instrumentation, Chronic Pain Treatment, EMDR

1996 – Boulder Medical-Legal Society Meeting – “Engineering Methods in determining impact assessments in Motor Vehicle Accidents” – Ponderosa Associates – 1 CEU

1995 – Colorado Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback – Fall Conference 6

CEU – Presentations on QEEG Neurofeedback, Advances in Cardiovascular Disease
– Northern Region “Early Assessment and Treatment of Closed Head Injury,” Missoula, Montana

Med-Legal Meetings

2014 – Medical Legal – Avoiding Malpractice Claims – Review of Research on Claims – American Professional Agency/Healthcare Providers Service Organization Purchasing Group (HPSO) – CE 2 hours (August 2014)

1994 – Med-Legal Meetings, CAAPB Fall Meeting, presentation, “Anger Management Using Biofeedback”

1993 – Med-Legal Meetings

1992 – Workshops in Health Psychology – 13th Annual Scientific Session for the Society of Behavioral Medicine, March, New York, NY.

1991 – DSM III-R Arapahoe House — Review of Revisions to the “DSMIII and their implications for Diagnosis and Treatment” Michele Packard, Ph.D. 6 hours CEU

1989 – Psychology #5250 – “Neurophysiology,” 4 credit hour post-doctoral training in physiological aspects in neuroscience. Dr. Herb Alpern.

1988 – Professional Training Continuing Education Program – Psychotherapy Malpractice, Case Management & Life Planning, Psychotropic Medications, Neuroanatomy & Brain Functions, Health Professionals as Expert Witness, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (2 Parts), Victims Rights, Emotional Consequences of Brain Injuries – Diagnosis & Treatment, Neurodiagnostic Testing, Colorado Neurobehavioral Center – Fall Program.

1986 – DSM III Diagnosis and Treatment Planning – Minneapolis, Minnesota. CCE – AACD. Dr. Linda Seligman.

1984 – Medical Applications of Clinical Hypnosis. CCE – APA. Dr. Richard Blade.

1983 – Biofeedback and Stress Management. Biofeedback Society of Colorado, Denver, Colorado.

1980 – Colorado State University CCE – 6685 (Spring term), “Altered States of Consciousness” – training in hypnotherapy. Dr. Laurette DeMandel.

1979 – Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Training workshop for professionals (July 12-15). John Stevens and Connirae Anreas.

1979 – Whole Personal Association Training Seminar in Stress Management (May 22-25). Dr. Donald Tubesing.

1974-1975 Gestalt Institute of Denver, Professional Certificate Training Program. Beth Protho and Larry Heller.

Enrichment Experiences

2009- Present – Member Rotary International – Boulder, Colorado Chapter. Committees: meeting management, interact, red badge committee, wellness committee, 4 way test committee.

2007-Present – Member Bill Gove Speech Club: Advanced training in public speaking – preparing and execution of keynote speaking engagements (monthly meetings with presentation material provided and critiqued by and for each member of the 12 person group.)

2008 – Advanced Speaker Training: Janice Hoffman (Monthly meetings which expanded on the “Fast Tracks Program” presented by the Colorado Chapter of the National Speakers Association.

2007 – “Fast Tracks” Training Program for Professional Speakers (Monthly meetings oriented to train and support the business development of members of C/NSA) – Colorado Chapter of the National Speakers Association.

Vice-President Board of Directors – Mountain View Fire Protection District, elected official for a special district for the State of Colorado. Current Term 2004-2008.

Board of Directors – National Wellness Center, Denver – Colorado. Term 1998-2000.

Board of Directors – Colorado Confidential Intermediary Service, 1992, 1993, 1994

Chairman – Mental Health Professionals Fund Raising Director, United Way Campaign, Boulder County, 1986, 1987, 1988.

Colorado Mountain Club – Mountaineering School, Boulder Chapter, 1986.

Executive Ventures Group – Outward Bound Training, Denver, Colorado, July, 1986.

Family Resource Center, Boulder, Colorado. Coordinated and facilitated groups in divorce and separation adjustment. This was in conjunction with the program series entitled “When It’s Over.” January-November, 1982.

UEAS – University of Colorado. Involved with a university-wide research project in environmental assessment. Duties included development of research design, item selection, identification of target populations, random assignment of subjects, etc. Interactions with key university personnel, Colorado Commission on Higher Education and the State legislature were involved Committee Chair: Ronald G. Taylor, Ph.D., Director of Testing, Evaluation, and Research. 1978-1979.

Diagnostic Consultant for Attention Homes, Inc., Boulder, Colorado. Counseling with pre-delinquent and delinquent boys and their families. Therapy involved resolution of outstanding conflicts, determination of alternative ways of relating, etc. Family counseling and appropriate placements for the child were also discussed Director: Mr. Roger Paine. 1975-1976.

Student Therapist, Stephens County Community Mental Health Center, Duncan, Oklahoma. Involved with learning diagnostic procedures and doing one-to-one counseling with adolescents. Supervisor – Dr. Bruce K. Munroe, Director. January-August, 1973.

Student Therapist, Central State Mental Hospital, Norman, Oklahoma. Was involved in a training program supervised by staff doing therapy with emotionally disturbed children ages 6 to 13. January-December, 1972.

Student Volunteer – Drug Crisis Center – University of Oklahoma, Division of Student Affairs. January-June, 1971.

Interests

Stephen Walker began playing guitar at 10 years of age and has continued to play and sing recreationally since.  For various periods he performed professionally both individually and in bands and combos.  His musical tastes proceed from classical flamenco guitar to rock and roll and blue grass.

Dr. Walker has traveled extensively throughout Spanish Speaking Countries of the World including Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, and Spain.  He has conducted tours for Students throughout several states in Mexico and has made over 40 separate trips to various parts of Mexico.

Foreign language and travel. For nine weeks during the summer of 1974, toured Europe extensively. The countries visited included Luxembourg, Holland, England, France, Austria, West Germany, Italy, Spain, and Belgium. Dr. Walker is competent in speaking Spanish and travels extensively in Mexico.

He is an expert skier, USGA handicap (9.8 GHIN) golfer, swimming, triathlon, scuba, runner, guitar player, tropical fish enthusiast, photography, and Spanish.

Dr. Walker has successfully competed in 33 Bolder Boulder 10 K road races, 4 triathlons and numerous golf tournaments and adventures.