Nollaig Mac Carthy - Founder of MindFit
Sport & Performance Psychologist
Nollaig has a first class European MSc in Sport & Exercise Psychology from the University of Thessaly (Greece) and the University of Jyväskylä (Finland), a MSc in Health Psychology from the University of St Andrews (Scotland) and a BSc in Psychology from Ulster University (Ireland). She is a FEPSAC certified specialist in applied sport psychology (SASP-FEPSAC). Her research includes 1) applied approaches to psychological effects and coping in extreme sport injury (published: Journal of Physical Activity, Nutrition and Rehabilitation) 2) practices of primary healthcare professionals in weight management and 3) emotional experiences of relatives of ovarian cancer patients.
Nollaig has worked with first division football teams in Greece, elite athletes (sports; football, long distance running, show-jumping, tennis, golf, swimming, basketball and boxing), local and county GAA clubs and sports and business organisations in Ireland equipping clients with mental skills for optimum performance, resilience and good mental health.