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Dr Bruce Lawrie PhD

Dr Bruce Lawrie PhD

Sporting Background: Dr. Lawrie swam on the Scottish National Senior Squad, still competes in Masters Swimming, won several National Championships, and broke two Masters World Records. Commenced karate training in 1971, and holds a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate.

Qualified ASA Swim Coach. Graduate American Olympic Coaches Program, Colorado University, USA. Former English Swim Team coach. Swimmers honours: Olympic, Paralympic, Transplant Olympic, Commonwealth Games, European, British, and Danish Championships medal winners,

Review board member, with special responsibility for Sports Psychology: Journal of Swimming Research. Under the auspices of the American Swimming Coaches Association.

Dr. Lawrie is a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society. The title of Chartered Psychologist is legally recognised and reflects only the highest standard of psychological knowledge and expertise.

Head Coaching Positions:

Psychology Background: Possesses Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Psychology. Special interest in Performance/Sports Psychology. Qualified in Clinical and Educational Psychology, Charted Psychologist affiliated to the British Psychological Society.

Head Psychology Positions:Several Clinical and Educational Psychology Departments. Lead Clinical Psychologist and Principal Therapist, Center for the Rehabilitation of Brain Damage, Copenhagen University, Denmark.

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education describes Dr. Lawrie as having: an international reputation for expertise in clinical psychology.

Psychology with Athletes: worked with athletes, coaches and parents, including age-group to masters competitors, novice to Olympic medallists in a wide variety of sports.

Dr Michelle Lawrie

Dr Michelle Lawrie PhD

Dr Michelle Lawrie has a PhD in media, specialising in media representation. In addition to managing media for the Association of Performance Psychology, Dr Michelle Lawrie lectures at Robert Gordon University and is Chief Editor of the MeCCSA PGN journal - Networking Knowledge.

Dr Louisa Lawrie

Dr Louisa Lawrie PhD

Dr. Louisa Lawrie is a PhD graduate in Psychology at the University of Aberdeen, and. was a Research Fellow on a project that examined age and cultural differences in empathy. Skilled at quantitative data analysis and experimental programming. Current research interests include how pain perception and empathy influence athletic performance.