Charbonneau, who arrives in Lubbock following practically 4 years at West Virginia, will work beneath fellow sports activities psychologist Dr. Tyler Bradstreet, who has been promoted to Affiliate Athletics Director for Psychological Well being and Efficiency as a part of an expanded function.
“The psychological well being of our student-athletes will proceed to be a high precedence for us as an athletics division,” Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt mentioned. “That is an space we imagine we are able to proceed to prioritize, and I imagine now we have two of the nation’s greatest sport psychologists now on employees in Dr. Bradstreet and Dr. Charbonneau.”
Bradstreet and Charbonneau will proceed to reinforce Texas Tech’s give attention to psychological wellness as a pivotal facet of student-athlete healthcare and psychological preparation as a aggressive benefit.
At West Virginia, Charbonneau was chargeable for particular person and group remedy, disaster intervention, coach session, particular person and workforce psychological efficiency coaching and wellness programming with every of the Mountaineers’ student-athletes. She served because the liaison between West Virginia Athletics and the Carruth Heart for Psychological and Psychiatric Providers. Throughout her tenure, she was instrumental in growing psychological well being greatest practices for the whole athletics division.
“Dr. Charbonneau is a superb addition to our employees as we proceed to speculate on this necessary space of psychological well being and efficiency,” mentioned Grant Stovall, Senior Affiliate Athletics Director for Scholar-Athlete Well being and Wellness. “She brings important expertise within the subject from her time at West Virginia and will likely be a invaluable asset for our student-athletes.”
A local of London, Ontario, Canada, Charbonneau accomplished her bachelor of arts diploma with honors in 2008, specializing in psychology on the College of Western Ontario the place she was additionally a member of the college’s softball program. Following commencement, she attended the College of Indianapolis to finish her grasp’s diploma and doctorate diploma in scientific psychology. Whereas in Indianapolis, she accomplished scientific rotations in faculty counseling facilities, a bariatric medical clinic and a partial hospitalization/intensive outpatient program for people with consuming issues.
Charbonneau accomplished her doctoral internship at Utah State’s Counseling and Psychological Providers the place she centered her coaching on working with student-athletes and college students with consuming or physique picture considerations. Previous to her arrival at West Virginia, she additionally accomplished a post-doctoral residency inside the Utilized Sport Psychology Program in Scholar Well being and Counseling Providers at UC Davis.
Charbonneau is a member of the Affiliation for Utilized Sport Psychology and American Psychological Affiliation, which incorporates the Society for Sport, Train and Efficiency Psychology.