Sport Psychology Staff
Carly Anderson, Ph.D., LP, CC-AASP is a Licensed Psychologist who specializes in sport psychology. She was born in Seattle, WA and earned her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Communication Studies from UCLA. As a student-athlete at UCLA, she won 3 NCAA national team titles in gymnastics. She went on to earn her MA and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in sport psychology at the University of North Texas. She worked at the Center for Sport Psychology & Performance Excellence at UNT, while also providing mental health services to UNT athletes. She completed her internship at Wichita State University Counseling Center and most recently worked for several years at Park Nicollet Melrose Institute treating children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders. In 2008, Dr. Carly was a NCAA research grant recipient for research on eating pathology in D-I female athletes. She published her findings in the Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology and Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport. She also wrote a portion of the National Eating Disorder Association’s Coach & Trainer Toolkit for helping athletes with eating disorders. Dr. Carly works part-time as a sport psychologist with Olympic, professional and amateur athletes at Premier Sport Psychology, LLC. She is a certified consultant for the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and is listed on the US Olympic Committee’s registry for sport psychologists.
Alexandra Wagener, Ph.D. is from Minneapolis, MN and obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Tampa, where she played collegiate soccer. She went on to earn her Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from Wichita State University (WSU). She completed her internship in the athletic department at the University of Oklahoma at the Psychological Resources for OU Student-Athletes (PROS) and has worked at Mental Health Care Inc., University of Kansas Medical School, Good Shepherd psychiatric hospital, WSU campus counseling center and community mental health centers. Dr. Allie has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals on anxiety and treatments for anxiety.