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Vancouver, BC, Canada


Farres, PhD

Professional Affiliations:

CEO, Mind in Motion Consulting; Instructor, Sport Science Department, Douglas College; Supervisor, MPC Program, Douglas College Athletics; Adjunct Professor, Theatre Department, UBC



Laura has a PhD in Education from the University of Ottawa. Her formal training is in the area of educational psychology and the psychology of performance. She is a professional member of the Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA) and has worked in the field as an applied practitioner for over 20 years. In addition, Laura is a chartered professional coach (Ch.P.C.) with Coaches of Canada and a Learning Facilitator for the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP). She applies her knowledge and skills as a Mental Performance Consultant (MPC) to sport, exercise, health, and business contexts through her private consulting practice, Mind in Motion Consulting. She has worked with a number of national, provincial and regional organizations in this capacity including providing support as an MPC at both Olympic and Paralympic Games, World Championships, and Canada Games. She has been an instructor at Douglas College in the Department of Sport Science for over 10 years and is also an adjunct professor in the Theatre Department at the University of British Columbia teaching a course on Performance Psychology.


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