Meet the advisory board

Josie Nicholson, Ph.D., LP, CC-AASP – Chair

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Dr. Josie Nicholson is a Licensed Counseling and Sport Psychologist and a Certified Consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. A native of Oxford, MS, Dr. Nicholson joined the University of Mississippi Health and Sport Performance Staff in 2012. She has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, substance abuse treatment, diagnostics and assessment, and different university counseling centers. She has trained extensively in the use of hypnosis, and is also trained in the specialty areas of EMDR, group therapy, and sport performance.

Education:

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Florida (Sport Psychology emphasis)
Pre-doctoral Internship, Colorado State University (Sport Performance Program)
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi
M.S. Counseling Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi
B.A. Psychology and Visual Arts, Loyola University New Orleans

Christopher Bader, Ph.D., LP, CC-AASP – Vice Chair

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Dr. Christopher (Chris) Bader is the counseling and sport psychologist for the University of Colorado athletic department, joining the department in August 2012. He is a licensed psychologist, a Certified Consultant with AASP and a member of the USOC Sport Psychology Registry. Prior to coming to CU, he was on staff in the Psychological Resources for OU Student-Athletes (PROS) office at the University of Oklahoma. He has worked with students and student-athletes since 2001 and serves on a number of departmental and university-wide committees aimed at improving the experience of students and student-athletes.  

Education:

Postdoctoral Training, University of Oklahoma, Athletic Department
Pre-doctoral Internship, Oklahoma Health Consortium (Primary Rotation: Athletics)
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University of North Texas
M.S. Psychology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
B.S. Psychology, Louisiana State University

Vickie Woosley, Psy.D., LP – Membership Chair

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Dr. Woosley administers direct patient care to the student-athletes as well as consulting services for the coaches and staff at Vanderbilt University. She has provided mental health care in a variety of settings for amateur, collegiate, semi-professional, and professional athletes. Prior to her work with collegiate athletes, Dr. Woosley served as a Supervisory Special Agent in the psychological services unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. While working for the FBI during her 21 years of distinguished service, Dr. Woosley administered psychometric testing and evaluation to all active undercover agents and assisted in the screening, selection, training, and certification of undercover operatives.

Education:

Additional Certification Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor, UCLA
Pre-doctoral Internship Vanderbilt University-Department of Veterans Affairs Consortium
Psy.D. American School of Professional Psychology
M.S. American School of Professional Psychology
M.A. Louisiana Tech University
B.A. Louisiana Tech University

Kelli Moran-Miller, Ph.D., LP., CC-AASP – Treasurer

Kelli Moran-Miller, director of counseling and sports psychology, Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. (Brian Ray/hawkeyesports.com)

Dr. Kelli Moran-Miller is the Director of Sport Psychology for Stanford Athletics, joining the department in October 2015, and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She is a licensed psychologist, a Certified Consultant with AASP, and a member of the USOC Sport Psychology Registry. In her current role, she provides sport psychology services to student-athletes and the Stanford athletic department. Prior to Stanford, Dr. Moran-Miller was the Director of Counseling and Sport Psychology for Athletics at the University of Iowa where she also supervised a practicum site for the University of Iowa’s counseling psychology doctoral program.

Education:

Postdoctoral Residency, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
Pre-doctoral Internship, Colorado State University (Sport Performance Program)
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology (Sport Psychology emphasis, Multicultural Psychology Minor), University of Missouri-Columbia
M.A. Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia
B.A. Program of Liberal Studies, University of Notre Dame

Jeni Shannon, Ph.D., LP, CC-AASP – Communications Coordinator

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Dr. Jeni Shannon serves as a Clinical Sport Psychologist with the University of North Carolina Athletic Department, providing performance enhancement and psychological services to student-athletes. She is also in private practice at Carolina Strategies in Cary, North Carolina. Previously, Dr. Shannon served as a Counseling and Sport Psychologist at Regis University in Denver, Colorado and maintained a private practice in Denver. She is a licensed psychologist, a Certified Consultant with AASP and a member of the USOC Sport Psychology Registry.

Education:

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, Davis (Sport Psychology & ED emphasis)
Pre-doctoral Internship, University of California, Davis (Sport Psychology emphasis)
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology (Sport Psychology emphasis), University of Missouri-Columbia
M.S. Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia
B.A. Psychology, University of Arizona

Sheriece Sadberry, Ph.D., LP, CC-AASP – Organizational Liaison & Technology Chair

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Dr. Sheriece Sadberry is a Licensed Counseling and Sport Psychologist at her private practice, Optimal Moments, LLC. She is a preferred provider for the University of Kansas (“KU”) athletics department where she was employed from 2012-2015. Additionally, she is a preferred provider and facilitator of the Rookie Success Program for the Kansas City Chiefs. In her role with KU, Dr. Sadberry provided individual clinical and performance psychology sessions to the student-athletes and team interventions for all 16 teams. She is a Certified Consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (“AASP”), a member of the USOC Sport Psychology Registry, and a Ronald E. McNair Fellow. Dr. Sadberry has provided performance-based interventions to high school, collegiate, professional, and Olympic athletes.

Education:

Pre-doctoral Internship, University of Florida (Sport Psychology emphasis)
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology (Sport Psychology emphasis), University of Missouri-Columbia
M.S. Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia
B.A. Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Arial Treankler, Psy.D., LP – Research and Information Chair

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Dr. Arial Treankler, a Wisconsin native, joined the CAPS staff at The University of Georgia Counseling Center in 2013, and is also owner of The Mental Connection, LLC. She is a licensed psychologist who offers specialty clinical and performance enhancement services to athletes, teams, coaches, artist, businesses, and administrators at regional, conference, and national levels.

Education:

Postdoctoral Residency, University of California, Davis (Sport Psychology Emphasis)
Pre-doctoral Internship, Wichita State University (Sport Psychology Emphasis)
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Indianapolis
M.A. Counseling Psychology, University of St. Thomas
B.A. Psychology and Sociology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Jennifer Carter, Ph.D. – Member At Large

carter-jennifer-phd-2016Dr. Jen Carter serves as Lead Sport Psychologist at The Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center, providing mental health and performance psychology counseling to OSU athletes, road warriors, sports medicine patients, and individuals in the community. She has worked as a sport psychologist at Ohio State for over ten years. She is a licensed psychologist with specialized training in eating disorder treatment.

Education:

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Counseling and Sport Psychology, Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center and Athletic Department
Pre-Doctoral Internship, Counseling and Sport Psychology, Washington State University
Ph. D., Counseling Psychology, University of Notre Dame
B.A., Psychology, Kenyon College

Kelsey Moran – Education Chair, Student Representative

 

km-headshotKelsey Moran is pursuing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology. She is beginning sport performance work with multiple athletic teams at Wright State University. Kelsey is a student member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (“AASP”), and her dissertation is focusing on body image and eating disorder risk and protective factors in collegiate athletes. She hopes to provide clinical and performance enhancement services to collegiate, professional, and Olympic athletes once graduated and licensed.

Education:

In progress Psy. D., Clinical Psychology, Wright State University School of Professional Psychology
Psy. M., Clinical Psychology, Wright State University School of Professional Psychology
B.S., Psychology, The Ohio State University