Whitney Sedgwick, PhD, R. Psych., is a psychologist at the University of British Columbia’s Counselling Services. Prior to this, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the School of Human Kinetics at UBC where she conducted research (primarily on body image) and taught courses in sport psychology. Her research interests include the development of expertise, in both athletes and the practitioners who work with them. Whitney has a master’s degree in sport psychology and a doctorate in clinical psychology. She has taught sport science and psychology courses at universities throughout North America. Whitney has also worked as a sport psychology consultant for nine years, including a year at I.N.S.E.P., the French National Sport Institute, in Paris, France. Whitney was a candidate for the Canadian National Rowing team as a coxswain. With a competitive running background, she looks forward to more triathlon racing in the future.