BiographyMark B. Andersen is an adjunct professor at Halmstad University in Sweden. He lives in Australia and collaborates intercontinentally with his Swedish colleagues in the areas of research, training, and supervision in applied sport and exercise psychology. He graduated with a PhD in psychology in 1988 from the University of Arizona and became a licensed psychologist in the United States in 1989. In 1994 he immigrated to Australia where he is a registered clinical psychologist. He has taught courses in the psychology of rehabilitation and the professional practice of psychology. He has published nine books and monographs and more than 180 refereed journal articles and book chapters, and has made over 100 national and international conference presentations, including 17 invited keynote addresses on four continents. He currently has a clinical psychology practice in Tasmania and supervises psychologists around the world over Skype. Some of the institutions he values most are the restaurants where he lives in the historic district of Battery Point in Hobart, Tasmania.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
His areas of research and practice interests include the psychology of injury and rehabilitation; the role of exercise in mental health, well-being, and quality of life; the training and supervision of graduate students; interpersonal mindfulness; neuropsychotherapy, Buddhist psychology, and the practice of sport psychology service delivery.
Nordic-Noir books and films, science-fiction, exploring the Jewel in the Australian Crown (Tasmania), eating in great restaurants, and cool-climate white wines (usually Tasmanian)
By: Mark Bille Andersen
Zizzi, S. J., & Andersen, M. B. (Eds.). (2017 release). Being mindful in sport and exercise psychology: Pathways for practitioners and students. Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.
Gibbs, P. M., Andersen, M. B., & Marchant, D. B. (2017 release). The Athlete Apperception Technique: Manual for sport and clinical psychologists. Abingdon, England: Routledge.