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Anna Ward


Dr. Anna Ward is a lecturer in sport, exercise & performance psychology in the Counseling Psychology & Applied Human Development Department at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her interests in sport and performance psychology are focused on professional development of future practitioners and includes peer mentorship and supervision training; intervention protocol conceptualization, development, implementation, and dissemination; and issues regarding certification and licensure.

Dr. Ward teaches and supervises students in the sport psychology specialization in counseling psychology. She is also the coordinator of the community field internship placements, where she establishes and maintains relationships with athletic teams in and around Boston in order to give students an abundance of varied applied sport psychology experiences. She is CMPC-certified, having worked with collegiate and youth athletes in sports such as gymnastics, cross country and track & field, basketball, hockey, and cheerleading.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

PhD, Sport Psychology, Florida State University

MS, Sport Psychology, Florida State University

BS, Psychology, Boise State University

CE720 Sport & Performance Psychology Practicum I

CE721 Sport & Performance Psychology Practicum II

CE847 Theories of Group Counseling