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Psycho-Diagnostic Testing

What does comprehensive psycho-diagnoistic testing look like?


A powerful character¬-driven, self¬-reflective tool, that can optimize the student¬-athlete’s performance on and off the field

Concussion Testing

Assessment and treatment of concussion

The Intersection of Clinical and Sport Psychology

The Development of New Jersey Clinical & Sport Psychology

About Dr. Macri

To create a highly customized program to help individuals reach their optimum potential. We take a comprehensive approach to understand the challenges our clients face on a daily basis. We strive to turn these challenges into positive and measurable outcomes. We help individuals by teaching evidence-based techniques which can be applied directly to the workplace, athletics and social/emotional functioning. Our clients learn how to perform effectively by increasing focus and attention, setting specific goals, decreasing negative emotions and increasing confidence. Whether you are an adolescent, professional in the workplace, competitive athlete, or an individual adapting to a life transition, we can help you to articulate and achieve your personal goals.

Latest Blog

Surfing and Mental Health

A few days ago I had the privilege of speaking to a reporter regarding this important mental health issue. Gabriel Medina, the number one ranked world champion surfer, withdrew from...

The Takeaway from Remembering TJ

We had a good turnout for the program, Remembering TJ.  This was my second time listening to Mr. & Mrs. Sefcik tell the story of their  teenage son TJ, who...

Remembering TJ: A Story of Teen Depression and Hope

A few years ago I was able to attend this moving program as told from the perspective of TJ’s parents, Mr. & Mrs. Cefcik.  I found it heartfelt, courageous and...

Motivational Quotes & Birthday Wishes for Steve Prefontaine

Today, we celebrate the birthday of the legendary runner, Steve Prefontaine.  Even though he died tragically at the age of 24, he held seven American records from 2000 meters to...

Get Your Head in the Game: Anxiety, Choking and Sport Performance

Get Your Head in the Game: Anxiety, Choking and Sport Performance Thursday January 18, 2018, 7:15 – 8:30 Louis Bay 2nd Library and Community Center,  345 Lafayette Ave, Hawthorne, NJ...

Health and Wellness – Yes, sitting too long can kill you, even if you exercise

Upon first read of this article,  I was a bit panicked. I began mentally logging the number of hours I spend in session with clients, writing in front of a...

William Paterson Presentation To Graduate Students

I had a great time visiting the new exercise science building, Preakness Hall at William Paterson University. More importantly, I loved presenting to graduate students on the practical applications of...

Psychological Skills Training for Soccer: Performing Better on the Pitch

John E. Macri, Ph.D., CC-AASP, a clinical and sport psychologist, from New Jersey Clinical and Sport Psychology in Ridgewood, NJ will present to the Allendale Soccer Association on  psychological skills...

Waiting to Putt Out

Best Advice – Ask The Doctor Question:  Almost everytime, I hit a great approach shot close to the hole on a green,  I miss a short putt that could be...

100 percent of 80 percent

A prolific author, scholar and practitioner, Kate Hayes, Ph.D. presented this article to me a few weeks ago.  Sometimes a great quote stays with us for a while: “Give 100...