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Barbara T. Waite, Ph. D.
sole proprietor




                                            BARBARA T. WAITE
                              http://web.mac.com/barbwaite/SportDoc/Home.html
                                          E-mail: bwaite@gmail.com


                  EDUCATION

                  Ph. D.
   Sport Psychology, minors in Counseling and Research, School of Educa-
                            tion, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, August, 1988; major
                            advisor: Robert J. Rotella, Ph. D. emphasis on research in applied sport
                            psychology; major topics of study: confidence, working with athletic
                            teams, motivation, leadership, racial issues, gender issues, retirement from
                            sport issues, youth sport issues, psychological rehabilitation, psychology
                            of exercise, individual case studies, cognitive-behavioral theory and inter-
                            vention, sport psychology intervention techniques, group and individual
                            counseling; program included counseling and sport psychology practi-
                            cums, classroom teaching experience, conference presentations, independ-
                            ent research projects, development of techniques class in sport psychology

                  
         Dissertation: A Sport-Specific Measure of Self-Acceptance; Relationships
                            Between Sport-Specific Self-Acceptance and Other Self-Concept Con-
                            structs, 1988

                  
         Other research topics: cognitive-behavioral intervention for tennis play-
                            ers; descriptive study of sport psychological problems of recreational ath-
                            letes

                  M. Ed.
   Sport Psychology, University of Virginia, January, 1986; emphasis on
                  
         applied issues in sport psychology, e.g. youth sport, social-
                  
         psychological aspects of sport; coursework also included biomechanics,
                  
         motor learning, exercise physiology, stress management

                  
         Thesis: Characteristics of High School Student-Athletes: Descriptive Sta-
                            tistics and Correlations with Grade Point Average, 1986
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B. A.
         General Studies Curriculum, University of Arizona, January, 1976.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Dr. Syntax Workshop, Elizabeth Dobbs, Grinnell College, May, 2005

Written & Oral Communication Workshop, Brad Bateman, Grinnell College, May, 2004

Taos Summer Writers’ Conference 1999, workshop on writing the novel; instructor:
Louis Owens

University of Iowa Summer Writers' Festival Workshop, Advanced Novel; instructor:
Jonis Agee, Iowa City, Iowa, July 1996

University of Iowa Summer Writers’ Festival Workshops, Beginning Poetry, instructor:
Kathryn Rhett, and Poetry for Prose; instructor: Kathryn Rhett, Iowa City, Iowa, August,
1995

University of Iowa Summer Writers’ Festival Workshop, The Novel, instructor: Jonis
Agee, Iowa City, Iowa, August, 1994.

"Fiction Writing," Course Instructor: Lisa Moran, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa,
Fall Semester, 1994.

18th Annual National Wellness Conference, University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point, Ste-
vens Point, Wisconsin, July, 1993

HONORARY AFFILIATIONS/AWARDS

Virginia Circle, Omicron Delta Kappa, for achievement and service at the University of
Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Kappa Delta Pi, an honor society in education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville,
Virginia

Certificate of Recognition, Thomas Jefferson Area Council on Aging, for outstanding
voluntary efforts in the field of aging, Charlottesville, Virginia

Alpha Eta Rho, for achievement as a member of the Flying Team, University of Arizona
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PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

1993-present
 Mental Health Counselor, State of Iowa (currently on “inactive” status)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2007-present
 Freelance writer/editor, Waite & Associates, Kellogg, Iowa

2007-present
 Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Undergraduate Studies,

             University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD

2004-2007
    Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education, Grinnell

             College; Head Coach, Women’s Tennis Team, recruiting, mental

             and physical training, organizing and directing practices and compe-

             titions; Assistant Softball Coach, assisting mental and physical

             training, assisting with organization and direction of practices and

             competitions; Director, Staying Well at Grinnell, coordinating and

             directing wellness programs and events for employees of Grinnell

             College


             Teaching: PHE-100-26 Phys Ed Activity: Adv Tennis (Spring Semester)

1988-present
 Free-lance writing, editing (part-time;) books, journals, newspapers,

             magazines, encyclopedias, on line publications

2000-2004
    Head Coach, Women’s Tennis Team, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa;

             recruiting, mental and physical training, organizing and directing

             practices and competitions

Spring, 2004
 Assistant Softball Coach, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa; assisting

             mental and physical training, directing practices, coaching at

             competitions

2000-2004
    Wellness Director, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa; coordinating and

             directing programs and events for 600 employees, including stress

             management, weight management, blood screening, CPR/First Aid,

             physical activities, e.g. walking, yoga, Pilates, various sports

2001-2004
    Assistant Director, Grinnell Outdoor Recreation Program, Grinnell
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             College, Grinnell, Iowa; planning, organizing, leading trips, assisting

             course and program development

Fall, Spring, 
 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Continuing Education,
2000
           University of Iowa, Sexuality Studies Program

1994-2000
    Owner, manager, consultant, Waite & Associates/Sportdoc.com;
 
            Coralville, Iowa; self-employed; on-line consulting; free-lance writing

1999
         Instructor, School of Psychology, Capella University,

             http://www.capellauniversity.edu, part-time faculty, distance learning, 

              sport psychology and research methods courses

1997
         Project Manager; Grant: Older Women, Alcohol & Drugs; Primary Inves-
              tigator: Mickey Eliason, Ph. D.; Gerontological Interventions Research
              Center, University of Iowa; research and development for multimedia
              presentation on substance abuse in older adult population

1994
         Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Iowa Saturday & Evening

             Courses, Iowa City, Iowa


             Teaching:

             28:125 Foundations of Coaching (bi-level); taught half of course that

             focused on psychology of coaching

1990-1993
    Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa;

             Director of Sport Psychology Program, advised graduate students;

             supervised graduate research; taught undergraduate and graduate

             courses; conducted research in applied sport psychology


             Teaching:

             28:083 Psycho-Social Dimensions of Physical Activity (undergraduate)

             28:113 Stress Management (bi-level)

             28:205 Techniques of Research (graduate)

             28:267 Social Psychology and Sport (graduate)

             28:330 Seminar in Sport Psychology (graduate)

             28:331 Selected Issues in Social Psychology and Physical Activity (gradu-
              ate)
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         Advising:

         chair of three doctoral committees, member of three doctoral committees,
          chair of eight masters committees, member of six masters committees


         Research:

         survey study of work experiences of recently graduated sport psychology
          doctoral students

         pre-performance routines of track and field athletes

         effectiveness of an intervention to enhance self-acceptance

         longitudinal study of adjustment to retirement from sport as compared to
          adjustment to graduating from college--with an emphasis on identity is-
          sues

         validation study of a sport-specific measure of self-acceptance

         line of research--self-concept with an emphasis on self-acceptance


         Applied Sport Psychology:

         Director of Sport Psychology Lab; coordination of sport psychological
          services to the University of Iowa Men's and Women's Athletic Depart-
          ments and the community at large

1990
     Tennis coach/teaching professional, Ulmstead/Bay Hills, Arnold, MD

1990
     Instructor, Anne Arundel County Adult Education Program, Maryland


         Teaching:

         "Mental Skills for Effective Weight Control" and "Application of Mental
          Skills for Effective Weight Control"; lecture and application of psycho-
          logical techniques applied to weight control, e.g., visualization, mental
          routines, coping skills for stress management, examination of belief sys-
          tems, goal-setting

1989
     Lecturer for Success (weight control program), Anne Arundel General

         Hospital, Annapolis, Maryland


         lecture topics included stress management, goal-setting, cognitive-
          behavioral modification, motivation, adherence, relapse prevention, self-
          concept

1988-9
   Sport Psychology Consultant to Physical Therapy & Sports Fitness
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            Associates, Annapolis, Maryland


            designed physical and mental fitness program for area businesses

            provided in service training to physical therapists in areas such as adher-
             ence, motivation, relapse prevention, self-acceptance

            designed questionnaire to survey strength of retirement community's de-
             sire to have comprehensive physical and mental fitness program

            consulted with individual patients regarding pain management, tension-
             related pain

1972-1980
   Tennis teaching professional, Central Virginia Indoor Tennis, Inc.,

            Lynchburg, Virginia (1979-1980); Hill City Racquet and Swim Club,
             Lynchburg, Virginia (1979); National Junior Tennis League, Fort Wayne,
             Indiana (1977); Wildwood Racquet Club, Fort Wayne, Indiana (1973-
             1976); Tucson Racquet and Swim Club, Tucson, Arizona (1972-1973);
             Camp Bryn Afon, Rhinelander, Wisconsin (1970, 1972)

RELATED EXPERIENCE

1983-88
     Director of Tennis, University of Virginia Shape Up program for older

            adults, Charlottesville, Virginia


            taught sport psychological skills, e.g., various forms of relaxation training,
             cognitive-behavioral strategies, to group of 30-50 older adults

            organized tennis and tennis-related activities for subgroup of 10-20 older
             adults

            taught tennis technique and sport psychological skills

1987-8
      Student Representative, Association for the Advancement of Applied

            Sport Psychology (AAASP)

1987
        Co-leader of Counseling Group, supervised by Courtland Lee, Ph. D.,

            University of Virginia professor, Charlottesville, Virginia


            led group of older adults through counseling exercises, discussions with
             regard to physical and mental health and fitness

1987
        Sport Psychology Consultant, 4-Star Tennis Academy, Charlottesville,

            Virginia
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             organized, presented goal-setting program for junior players

PUBLICATIONS-RESEARCH (PEER REVIEWED)

Waite, B. & Pettit, M. (1993). Work experiences of graduates from doctoral programs in
sport psychology, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 5(2), 234-250.

Waite, B., Gansneder, B., & Rotella, R. (1990). A sport-specific measure of self-
acceptance, Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 12(3), 264-279.

PUBLICATIONS-PROFESSIONAL (PEER REVIEWED)

Waite, B. & Stephens, D. (1994). Sport psychology: Growing strong from a solid foun-
dation, Contemporary Psychology, American Psychological Association. (book review)

Waite, B. (1992). Conflict and cooperation in exercise, health & sport psychology, Con-
temporary Psychology, American Psychological Association, 37(8), 812. (book review)

PUBLICATIONS-PROFESSIONAL

Waite, B. (in press). Culture shock, column covering interesting research and fun facts
about University of Iowa for Our Iowa Magazine, Ames, Iowa.

Waite, B. T. (2005). Coaching. In D. Levinson & K. Christensen (Eds.), Berkshire En-
cyclopedia of World Sport. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing Group.

Waite, B. (December, 2000). Self-Esteem. Contribution to International Encyclopedia
of Women & Sport, New York: Macmillan.

Waite, B. (December, 2000). Stress Management. Contribution to International Ency-
clopedia of Women & Sport, New York: Macmillan.

Waite, B. (1999). Michael Jordan on Fun, article for AmericasDoctor.com.

Waite, B. (1996-2006). Getting into sport psychology. Invited article for
MindTools.com.
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Waite, B. (1997). Get Your Head in the Game. Invited article in Women's Sports On
Campus. Boulder, CO: Women's Sports+Fitness Magazine.

Waite, B. (1996-1997). Strong mind, strong body. Monthly column in Go,girl! Maga-
zine on line.

Waite, B. (1997). Nurturing the self. In B. D. Mills and V. Wayda (Ed.) Psychological
Applications to Sport (Instructors' Manual). Dubuque, IA: Eddie Bowers.

Waite, B. (1997). Nurturing the self. In B. D. Mills and V. Wayda (Ed.) Psychological
Applications to Sport. Dubuque, IA: Eddie Bowers.

Waite, B. (1995). Nurturing the self for performance enhancement. In B. D. Mills (Ed.)
Mental Training and Performance Enhancement: A Guide for Volleyball Coaches and
Players. Dubuque, IA: Eddie Bowers.

Waite, B. (Spring, 1991). Comfort zones, Student-Athlete Assistance Program Newslet-
ter, University of Iowa Athletic Student Services.

Waite, B. (Sept. 1989-Sept. 1990). Out of our minds, sport psychology column for
newspaper distribution; articles printed weekly in Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks,
North Dakota.

Waite, B. (October 29, 1989). Media help generate win-at-all-costs attitude in youths,
feature article for Anne Arundel County Sun, Baltimore Sun.

Waite, B. (1988). Student Representative Column, Association for the Advancement of
Applied Sport Psychology Newsletter, 4(3).

Waite, B. (1988). Student Representative Column, Association for the Advancement of
Applied Sport Psychology Newsletter, 4(2).

Waite, B. (1988). Student Representative Column, Association for the Advancement of
Applied Sport Psychology Newsletter, 4(1).

Waite, B. (Winter, 1987). Important aspects of a sport psychology program, invited arti-
cle, Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology Newsletter, 3(1).

MANUSCRIPTS IN PROGRESS (non-fiction)
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Waite, B. & Hurley, E. (2008, book in progress). A Season of Mental Training: for Ath-
letes and Coaches Committed to Excellence.

Waite, B. (2007, book in progress). Turning up the Light: A Guide to Self-acceptance.

Waite, B. (2007, book in progress). Tending the Light: The Human Experience with
Self-acceptance.

MANUSCRIPTS IN PROGRESS (fiction)

Waite, B. (novel in progress). Crossing the Circle.

FUNDED PROJECTS

Principle Investigator, Research and Design of Program for Post-Eligible and Retired
Athletes, University of Iowa Men's Athletic Department, $2,000. 1992.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS-INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL

"Getting the Job," presentation at annual conference of the Association for the Advance-
ment of Applied Sport Psychology, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, 1994

"Pathways to Self-Acceptance and Enhanced Sport Performance", presentation accepted
for Conference on Counseling Athletes, Springfield College, Springfield, MA, 1993

"Sport Psychology as a Pilot Light", presented at the Capstone Knowledge of Kinesiol-
ogy Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1992

"Where in the World Are Sport Psychology Graduates?", presented at the student meeting
at the annual conference of the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psy-
chology, Savannah, Georgia, 1991

"Understanding and Utilizing Pre-Performance Routines: Track and Field, presented to
the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
(AAHPERD), San Francisco, 1991

"Self-Acceptance: The Forgotten Concept", presented at the 4th Annual Association for
the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Seattle, Washington, 1989
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"Student-Professional Forum", organizer, moderator of symposium at the 3rd Annual As-
sociation for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Nashua, New
Hampshire, 1988

INVITED PRESENTATIONS-REGIONAL/LOCAL

“Self-Esteem and Self-Acceptance in Sport,” presented to students in Psychological
Foundations of Sport class, Grinnell College, April 2, 2008.

“Staying Well at Grinnell,” presented to Student Advisors and Hall Social Coordinators,
Grinnell College, August, 2004.

“Staying Well at Grinnell,” presented to Student Advisors and Hall Social Coordinators,
Grinnell College, August, 2003.

“Visualization,” presented to Counseling for Related Professions, University of Iowa,
Iowa City, Iowa, Spring, 2003.

“Coach Stress,” presented to Theory of Coaching class, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa,
Fall, 2002.

“Mental Skills Training,” presented to Counseling for Related Professions, University of
Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Spring, 2002.

“Health and Wellness,” in service presentation to student employees, Grinnell College,
Grinnell, Iowa, October, 2000.

“Self-Concept and Performance,” presented to Psychological Foundations of Sport class,
Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, Spring, 2000.

“From Confidence to Trust,” presented to Gym Stars gymnastics group, Iowa City, Iowa,
1999.

"Gaining Self-Trust for Fluent Speech," presented at Wendell Johnson Speech and Hear-
ing Clinic, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1998.

"For Parents: Being a Part of the Team," presented to parents, Sea Otter Swim Camp,
Fairfield, California, 1998.
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"For Parents: Avoiding Burn-out," presented to parents, Sea Otter Swim Camp, Fairfield,
California, 1998.

Series of presentations at Sea Otter Swim Camp, Fairfield, California; topics included
goal-setting, relaxation and biofeedback, visualization, confidence and trust, 1998.

"Peak Performance," three hour course presented at DUXX, School of Leadership, Mon-
terey, Mexico, 1997.

"Count Me In! Exercise as a Healthy Lifestyle Alternative," presented to Senior Center,
Iowa City, Iowa, 1997.

"Visualization for Performance Enhancement and Composure", presented to gymnasts at
University of Iowa Gymnastics Camp, Iowa City, Iowa, 1996.

Sport psychology introduction, freshman orientation class, University of Iowa Women's
Intercollegiate Athletics, Iowa City, Iowa, 1996.

"Motivation and Other Issues in Youth Sport Coaching", presented to Techniques of
Coaching class, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 1996.

"What Is Your Dream? Goal-Setting in Swimming," presented to Grinnell College Men's
and Women's Swim Team, Grinnell, Iowa, 1995.

Sport psychology introduction, freshman orientation class, University of Iowa Women's
Intercollegiate Athletics, Iowa City, Iowa, 1995.

Goal-setting session for coaches, Regional USA Gymnastics Clinic, Iowa City, Iowa,
1995.

"Enhancing Confidence Through Visualization," presented to Regional USA Gymnastics
Clinic, Iowa City, Iowa, 1995.

"For Parents: Being a Part of the Team," presented to Regional USA Gymnastics Clinic,
Iowa City, Iowa, 1995.
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Series of presentations at Illinois Wesleyan University Summer Swim Camp, Blooming-
ton, Illinois, 1995; topics included relaxation, visualization, confidence, parents sessions
on burn-out and being a part of the team

Series of presentations at Illinois Wesleyan University Summer Swim Camp, Blooming-
ton, Illinois, 1994; topics included relaxation, visualization, confidence

"Choosing Confidence", presented to gymnasts at a regional gymnastics clinic sponsored
by the Hawkeye Gymnastics Club, Iowa City, Iowa, 1994.

"Choosing Confidence", presented to gymnasts at University of Iowa Gymnastics Camp,
Iowa City, Iowa, 1994.

"Enhancing Trust and Confidence", presented to coaches and gymnasts at a regional
gymnastics clinic sponsored by the Hawkeye Gymnastics Club, Iowa City, Iowa, 1993.

"Enhancing Trust and Confidence", presented to gymnasts at University of Iowa Gymnas-
tics Camp, Iowa City, Iowa, 1993.

"Counseling in Sport Psychology", invited lecture, Counseling for Related Professions
course, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1993

"From Training to Trusting", presented to coaches and young gymnasts at a regional
gymnastics clinic sponsored by the Hawkeye Gymnastics Club, Iowa City, Iowa, 1992.

"Coaching Children from Diverse Social & Ethnical Backgrounds: The Power of the Ex-
pectancy Effect", presented to The National Youth Sports Coaches Association of Iowa,
Kids Under the Influence Conference, Iowa City, Iowa, 1992

"Introduction to Sport Psychology and Confidence Building", presented to tennis players
in the U.S.T.A. Player Development Program, Iowa City, Iowa, 1991

"Confidence Enhancement", presented to West High School student-athletes and coaches,
Iowa City, 1991

"Goal-Setting", presented to West High School student-athletes and coaches, Iowa City,
1991
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"Enhancing Self-Regard for Abuse Prevention", presented to Zone Coaches' College for
United States Swimming, American University, Washington, D.C., 1990

"Maintaining Balance for Performance Enhancement in Sport", presented to Babe Ruth
Baseball College Prep Camp, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1990

"Sport Psychology--How Our Minds Can Help or Hinder Our Game", presented at The
Big Vanilla Racquet Club, Arnold, Maryland, 1989

"Competitive Stress Management", presentation for sports medicine class, Old Mill High
School, Glen Burnie, Maryland, 1989

"Sport Psychology and the Older Adult", presentation for sport psychology class, Univer-
sity of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 1988

"Self-Acceptance: The Development of a Sport-Specific Instrument," presentation for
members of sport psychology program, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia,
1988

"Stress Management", guest speaker, Internship Program, University of Virginia, 1987

"Cognitive Restructuring", presented at 1987 Sport Psychology Conference, University
of Virginia

"Sport Psychology Techniques", organizer, moderator for afternoon session at 1987 Sport
Psychology Conference, University of Virginia

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Mental Health Counselor Association

National Wellness Institute

				
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