About Dr. Mintz
is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey and South Carolina and a
Certified School Psychologist in New Jersey. He earned
his doctorate from Rutgers University. He completed an internship
and post-doctoral training in family therapy and psychosomatic
disorders in the Department of Psychiatry of Philadelphia Children's
Hospital, also known as Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic. In his
first job at Rutgers Medical School, he completed a second
post-doctorate in marital and sex therapy.
interest in how healthy psychological functioning effects individual
physical wellness and performance led him to seek training in
intensive psychoanalytic treatment at the National Psychological
Association for Psychoanalysis in New York City. He then
extended his training in optimizing physical and psychological
functioning into the areas of sport and human performance. In
collaboration with colleagues in educational psychology, sport
psychology and program development at Rutgers University, his work
in sport psychology expanded.
President of the New Jersey Academy of Psychology and received its
outstanding service award.
He is a Clinical Supervisor and on the
Contributing Faculty at
Rutgers University's Graduate School of Applied and Professional
Dr. Mintz is a Certified
Consultant of the Association for Applied Sport
Psychology (AASP) and in the
Committee (USOC) Sport Psychology Registry of approved practitioners
to work with Olympic athletes and national teams.
consulting practice has
included providing the Sport Psychology services for the United
States Rowing Team and for the United States Equestrian Team. Dr. Mintz was the Sport Psychologist for the
Olympic Rowing Team which won 3 medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
At the university level, Dr.
Mintz provides sport psychology consultation to several New York and
New Jersey athletic departments. He also is the sport psychology consultant to the NJ*NY Track Club for athletes preparing for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
His speaking and publishing activities have included being an
invited author for the Sport Psychology edition of the Journal of
Applied School Psychology and creator of Mind Your Game
personal athletic career
includes competing as a finalist at the National Championships of
the Intercollegiate Rowing Association, a qualifier and competitor
in the New Jersey State Open and Amateur Golf Championships, and
winner of his Club Championship.
He is a member and former Chair
of the Practice Committee of Division 47 (Sport and Exercise
Psychology) of the American Psychological Association and Chair of
the New Jersey Psychological Association's Sport Psychology
Committee. He belongs to the
American Psychological Association (APA)
National Register of Health Service Providers in
New Jersey Psychological Association
Association for Applied Sport
Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR)
Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards