Ms. Lynda Mainwaring Bio
Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Lynda Mainwaring is a Registered Psychologist and Associate Professor at the University of Toronto with graduate training in both Human Kinetics and Psychology. Dr. Mainwaring has published and presented over 200 papers internationally on athletic and dance injury, performance and dance psychology. Her research interests include psychological consequences of physical injuries in sport, dance, and performance, the emotional impact of mild traumatic brain injury in sport, psychological sequelae of hand injuries, perfectionism, and performance enhancement. She also has a keen interest and proficiency with qualitative methodology. Her practice focuses on optimal well-being and performance, psychological aspects of injury in sport, work and the performing arts, hand injuries and sport concussion. She uses various approaches to treatment including mindfulness and hypnosis matching the presenting issues with a suitable management strategy. Dr. Mainwaring is a principal investigator with the Concussion Programme at the University of Toronto, a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Ontario Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Research Committee for the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science.
Lynda Mainwaring is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, and a Registered Psychologist in Ontario. Her background in human kinetics, performance and rehabilitation psychology focuses her research and professional practice on emotional sequelae of mild traumatic brain injury in sport, psychological impact of injuries in sport, dance and work; perfectionism, psychological sequelae of hand injuries, stress management, and performance enhancement. She uses various approaches to treatment including mindfulness and hypnosis matching the presenting issues with a suitable management strategy. She is a member of the Research Committee for the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, Performing Arts Medicine Association, and the Ontario Psychological Association. Dr. Mainwaring has presented and published over 200 works to international audiences.
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Psych. (1993). Registered Psychologist in Ontario.
Ph.D. (Psychology) 1992 York University, Toronto, Ontario
MHK (Masters of Human Kinetics) 1984 University of Windsor, Ontario
Bachelor of Human Kinetics (first class honours) 1981 University of Windsor, ON.
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)1980 University of Windsor, ON.
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