About the Director
Dr. John J. Bowman is the Director of the Mind Plus Muscle Institute for Applied Sport Psychology.
Dr. Bowman is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Certified Consultant in Sport Psychology. He is board certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy and maintains a private practice in both Clinical Psychology and Sport Psychology.
Since 1980 Dr. Bowman has served on the graduate faculty at the Stony Brook University where he teaches the Psychology of Sport and Performance.
In 1981 he founded the Mind Plus Muscle Institute for Applied Sport Psychology in Port Jefferson Station, New York where he has developed numerous performance
enhancement programs including the Mental Training Room that is currently being utilized by athletes at major universities and Olympic training centers world wide.
As the Director of the Long Island Marathon Psych Team, which he established in 1996, he trained psychologists to assist the runners in mental preparation for this challenging event.
An advocate of Sport Psychology Training at all levels of sport, Dr. Bowman has been a pioneer in the application of virtual and Information Technology to make Mental Training and Sport Hypnosis accessible to all athletes.
Dr. Bowman is a member of the American Psychological Association's Division for Exercise and Sport Science. He is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant in the Association of Applied Sport Psychology, and a member of the United States Olympic Sport Psychology Registry.
Dr. Bowman currently serves as the Sports Psychology consultant to Stony Brook University's Department of Athletics where he provides both clinical and performance enhancement sports psychology services.