MindFirst Performance Psychology Consulting is developed and founded by sport and performance psychologist Varadayini Gorhe. Her prime objective is to develop and optimise the potential of athletes and professionals working high-pressure environments. Varadayini designs programmes to help professionals perform to their capability by putting their "Mind First".
MFP programmes include the application of sport psychology techniques to high performance fields such as sports and business where humans are expected to thrive under pressure. The approach is based on the principles of Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBI) along with Cognitive Behavioural Techniques (CBT).
MFP also has a set of ethical codes for practitioners so that the client is always benefitted.
Founder | Sports and Performance Psychologist
Varadayini completed her Masters in Psychology of Sport and Exercise from Loughborough University UK in 2012. She is currently the Sport Psychologist with the Indian Army Rowing Team.
She has been working in India with young and elite players since 2013. She has also conducted several workshops and sessions on performance enhancement in high-performance environment.
Varadayini's education & Work Profile:
2010: BA Psychology from D.G. Ruparel College, (Mumbai University)
2010-11: Completed R.E.B.T Basic and Advance course under Ms. Swati Khanolkar, In Vivo.
2011-12: MSc. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, Loughborough University, U.K.
Member of American Psychological Association (APA) (2016-)
Worked with India Rowing Team for 2018 Asian Games
Teaching at Manipal University (2017-)