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Montreal, QC, Canada


Christie, PhD

Professional Affiliations:



Sommer Christie is a Professional Mental Performance Consultant with the Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA) and official service provider for the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary. Sommer completed her PhD at the University of Calgary and her doctoral research investigated whether biofeedback and neurofeedback training improves an athlete’s ability to focus and manage arousal/anxiety therefore enhancing ice hockey shooting performance. She completed her Masters of Human Kinetics with concentration in Intervention and Consultation at the University of Ottawa in May 2011, for which she received the Dean’s Scholarship from the Faculty of Graduate Postdoctoral Studies. She also, received her Bachelor of Science with distinction in Exercise Science with specialization in Athletic Therapy from Concordia University in 2003.

Sommer was a National-level rugby player and has competed for Canada in two World Cup’s, the Word University Games, and several International test matches.

Currently, she is working as a Mental Performance Consultant and her main focus is to facilitate the enhancement of performance through mental skills training. She works with multiple athletes/performers/coaches competing at different levels, including Olympic, Paralympic, National and Provincial level hockey, football, canoe/kayak, alpine, equestrian, curling, figure skating, cross-country, and rugby.


Additional Training:

Biofeedback and Neurofeedback; Mental Health First Aid



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