What we do

Sports Mind Scotland was established by Dr Mandy Forbes.

We have two dedicated teams:

  • The Clinical Psychology Team
  • The Psychology in Sport Team

We offer psychological assessment and therapy and run multi-site clinics in Dundee and Dunfermline.  

The General Clinical Psychology Clinic, for anyone experiencing Psychological Distress/Mental Health problems. This service provides assessment and therapy for anyone experiencing problems such as:

  • depression
  • anxiety disorders (PTSD, phobias, panic disorder, social anxiety, health anxiety, OCD)
  • sleep problems
  • work related stress
  • low self-esteem
  • low confidence
  • body image problems
  • relationship issues
  • psychological problems related to your physical health (chronic pain, cardiac, diabetes, IBS, skin conditions)
  • psychosexual problems

The Sports Clinic, for anyone involved in sport experiencing Mental Health problems or Psychological problems impacting upon performance, or if you just want to learn strategies to improve performance

The Sports Clinic is for all athletes-Amateur and Professionals. Coaches and Teams at any level.

Psychology applied to Sport and Performance can help you;

  • build confidence
  • learn strategies to manage anxiety, including Pre-competition stress
  • learn how to manage and increase self-control leading to greater control over your emotions
  • manage negative thinking leading to improvement in performance
  • learn to manage anxieties around post injury/illness rehabilitation and return to play

If you are experiencing depression or an anxiety disorder impacting upon your performance, Dr Forbes or one of the Sports Mind Scotland Clinical Team will carry out a comprehensive Mental Health/Psychological Assessment and discuss the most appropriate treatment plan with you.

Sports Mind Scotland will also be running 

  • Psychology and Sport Programmes-Improving Performance with Psychology
  • Mindfulness Groups for Runners
  • Mindfulness Groups for Golfers  See Coming Soon Section

We are also able to offer referral for Memory/Neuropsychology assessments via our Partners at  Forth Psychological Services. Please contact us for more information