DAVID CHARLTON

Sport Psychology Support
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

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Think Better, Train Better, Perform Better

    Contact Information

  • Location
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    United Kingdom

    Company Details

  • Year Established
  • 2014
  • Professional Body
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Practitioner Psychologist
    British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist
  • Online Platforms Used
  • LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dwcharlton/
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/MentalToughnessMatters/
    Twitter - https://twitter.com/dcharltonsport
  • Accepted Forms of Payments
  • Cash, Credit Card, Paypal or Bank Transfer
  • Preferred Currency
  • Pound
  • Areas of Expertise
  • The development of Mental Toughness in athletes, coaches and teams is a specialist area that I enjoy supporting athletes. Specifically, how they cope with challenges and high pressure situations I thrive on helping people.

    Golf and Football are 2 sports I've worked with 100's of athletes, however I also enjoy supporting Rugby players, Netball players, Cricketers, Racing Car Drivers, Gymnasts, Boxers, Horse Riders, Tennis Players, Triathletes, Swimmers... the list goes on.... on a daily basis
  • Languages
  • English
  • Qualifications
  • -Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology (Stage 2)
    -MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology
    -BSc Psychology
    -Certified Mind Factor and Performance Coach
    -NLP and Hypnotherapy Practitioner.
    -Personal Trainer
    -TALS Talented Athlete Lifestyle Support

More About DAVID CHARLTON

Are any of these statements true for you?

  • I know I can achieve more.

  • My team are not performing as a unit.

  • I perform well in practise but can’t put it together under pressure.

  • I think too much when performing or competing.

  • My focus could improve.

If so you may wish to read on.....

My Role

I'm David Charlton a HCPC Registered Sport and Exercise Psychologist and keen amateur golfer who still competes when I have opportunity around my work and small children. 

I offer a mobile consultancy service, where I travel (UK, Europe and Internationally) to meet individuals, teams and organisations at a venue of their choice.

My areas of special interest are Mental Toughness and Leadership development where I have a proven ability to help people achieve their goals, quickly.

Sport Psychology Expertise

To help clients my preference is to use strength and solution based approaches, cognitive restructuring, imagery and hypnosis - always with the clients ultimate goals in mind.

I also practise what I preach and personally I've meditated and do mindfulness exercises for a number of years and have seen first hand the benefits it has made to my own life and performance at work and in sport, including enhanced focus and concentration.

How Can I Help You?

  • By promoting a positive and fun environment
  • Make you feel valued and appreciated
  • Work with my clients as a team to accomplish results and win
  • Display openness and curiosity to learn from anyone and anywhere
  • Keep promises and commitments made to you

What I will not do?

  • Over complicate matters
  • Leave you to sink or swim

Please contact me, David Charlton, Sport Psychologist based near Newcastle Upon Tyne today on 07734 697769 or email info@sport-excellence.co.uk

Website www.sport-excellence.co.uk


DAVID CHARLTON Specialties


DAVID CHARLTON Member Articles


Posted 10/13/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
Coach Development – Helping Athletes Overcome Fear of Failure

There is no such thing as failure We’ve all seen and heard about it, where a player is lambasted in... View More


Posted 10/06/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
How To Overcome Self-Doubt When You’re A Goalkeeper

Self-doubt can erode confidence if you let it Can you be too hard on yourself when you’re in goal in... View More


Posted 10/01/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
September 2021: Mental Edge Round-up

Where did September go, it’s been a fun and busy month where as a team we’ve been involved in a number... View More


Posted 09/29/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
How do I Help my Child to Focus in Sports?

Concentration can be very difficult for many children “Come on son, concentrate”, “The game... View More


Posted 09/22/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
How to Support an Angry Young Athlete

Anger is generally viewed negatively BUT… When we’re young, as children we often bite, push,... View More


Posted 09/15/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
How to Help Kids Overcome Performance Anxiety

Channeling nerves is possible Many children can get very fearful and uptight before they play competitively... View More


Posted 09/08/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
https://www.sport-excellence.co.uk/3-tips-for-playing-with-confidence-under-pressure/

How do you embrace nerves before big matches? Some rugby players feel that the best way to mentally prepare... View More


Posted 09/01/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
Creating a Mentally Healthy Sporting Environment

Is the culture you and your organisation create helping your athletes or players? Most professional clubs,... View More


Posted 08/31/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
August 2021: Mental Edge Round Up

August for me has been a month where I’ve taken my foot off the pedal so that I can be the best dad, husband,... View More


Posted 08/25/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
10 Mental Game Tips from Leading Experts to Improve Your Golf

Golf can test your technical, physical and mental skills to the limit. We’re approaching the back end... View More


DAVID CHARLTON Videos


Posted 10/15/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
086 Observations: How to Learn from Setbacks
086 Observations: How to Learn from Setbacks

Are you someone who responds positively to setbacks, knowing that these types of situations provide an opportunity... Read More


Posted 10/08/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
085 David on Being Tough Vs Being Comfortable in Your Own Skin – Part 4
085 David on Being Tough Vs Being Comfortable in Your Own Skin – Part 4

Being comfortable in your own skin as a teenager can be difficult.  It’s an age when you are physically... Read More


Posted 10/01/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
084 Mental Toughness and The Leaders Mind
084 Mental Toughness and The Leaders Mind

In today’s podcast episode, I chat with Dr. Jim Afremow and Phil White who have written an excellent book to... Read More


Posted 09/24/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
083 Life Lessons from a World Champion Boxer
083 Life Lessons from a World Champion Boxer

Today’s guest is a former world boxing champion and now a personal performance coach and professional speaker.  In... Read More


Posted 09/17/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
082 Supporting Children in Sport with Positive Feedback
082 Supporting Children in Sport with Positive Feedback

The conversations that take place after competitive matches or events can often be emotionally charged for the young... Read More


Posted 09/10/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
081 Mental Toughness in Combat Sports
081 Mental Toughness in Combat Sports

In today’s episode, we take a look at Mental Toughness and how it applies to combat sports with a well-qualified... Read More


Posted 09/03/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
080 Mental Toughness Compilation 006
080 Mental Toughness Compilation 006

Today’s Mental Toughness compilation episode includes short snippets of advice from our most recent 9 episodes.  By... Read More


Posted 08/28/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
079 David on Being Tough Vs Being Comfortable in Your Own Skin – Part 3
079 David on Being Tough Vs Being Comfortable in Your Own Skin – Part 3

To make your way in life to be the best person that you can be, to give yourself the best opportunity in your chosen... Read More


Posted 08/20/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
078 How to Gain an Edge
078 How to Gain an Edge

In today’s episode, I chat to the creator and founders of Kymira Sport and Golf in the UK, Tim Brownstone... Read More


Posted 08/13/2021 by DAVID CHARLTON
077 Before, During and After Professional Football
077 Before, During and After Professional Football

In this episode, I discuss with former professional footballer Danny Thomas, about the psychological qualities that... Read More