Dr. Ariane Smith Machín, Ph.D., LP, CC-AASP is a Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Sport Psychologist, and Professor. She earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas and master’s degree in Kinesiology with a specialization in Sport Psychology from the University of Minnesota. At this time, she maintains a private practice and teaches graduate and undergraduate students at Saint Francis University and Kaplan University. She is a member of the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry, is a Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Academic Psychiatry, and serves as the Chair of the Public Interest Committee for the Division 47 (Sport and Exercise Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.
In her clinical work, Dr. Machín works extensively with the athlete population, including college athletes, elite club level teams, elite club level parents, college coaches, and athletic departments. She often works with athletes on performance enhancement skills training, and provides education and coaching/parenting strategies to parents, coaches, and athletic departments.
In addition, Dr. Machín also works with individuals experiencing body image and disordered eating patterns. She has given presentations at national conferences and published numerous articles on her work with body image and eating disorder interventions within the female population, and is eager to assist others with their weight management goals or challenges moving toward a positive direction of self-empowerment, mindfulness, and growth. Connect with her at her website.