Dr Lydia Ievleva is a psychologist with over 25 years of experience in practice and teaching. She is a former president of the APS College of Sport and Exercise Psychologists, and has extensive experience working with clients seeking health, wellbeing, relationship, performance and professional goals, including Olympic and professional athletes, dancers, musicians, artists, writers, corporate clients, and others seeking to fulfil their potential.
Lydia received her training in Canada and the U.S., and holds the following qualifications: BA Hons Psychology, Carleton University; MSc Sport Psychology, University of Ottawa; PhD Counseling Psychology, specialising in health and sport, Florida State University.Lydia currently resides and practices on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
Lydia has previously taught at the University of Technology, Sydney, University of New South Wales, University of Western Sydney, and Florida State University. She is currently coordinator for the Happiness and Positive Psychology course within the Masters of Wellness programat RMIT University; and also Introduction to Happiness and Positive Psychology, a popular elective undergraduate course.
Lydia has been leading the charge for incorporating the application of mental imagery in the newly burgeoning area of Positive Psychology and Coaching, drawing from her extensive experience in Health, Sport and Performance Psychology, and more recently Positive Psychology.