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Hillary Cauthen


Dr. Hillary Cauthen is the Co-Owner of Texas Optimal Performance & Psychological Services, LLC, Austin, Texas, Performance Psychologist for the San Antonio Spurs, Co-Founder of BluChip Analytics, and Co-Founder of Living Mental Wellness, LLC.


Hillary's education began with a focus in sport psychology. Through her studies, she realized the magnitude sport had on one's personal growth and mental wellness. Understanding the psychological aspect of sport, she began to blend the fields of clinical & sport psychology. She has 10 + years of experience applying mental skills training to individuals, teams, & professional organizations. Hillary’s applied work specializes in clinical sport psychology services and her research focuses on mental wellness within athletes and performing artists. Hillary is a Licensed Psychologist, Texas, Certified Mental Performance Consultant, & listed in the USOPC Sport Psychology Registry.


Hillary is actively involved in the field of sport psychology and serves on numerous leadership committees for the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, as well as, APA Div47. She currently serves on the Ethics Committee, CMPC Task Force, elected Secretary-Treasurer, and Chair of the Mental Health SIG. She serves as the Membership Chair for APA Division 47.


Hillary earned a Psy.D. and M.A. in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, LA. Prior, she earned a M.S. in Kinesiology Sport Studies, Sport Behavior & Performance from Miami University, a B.S. in Kinesiology Sport Studies, and B.A. in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire.

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