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Véronique Boudreault

Véronique Boudreault, PhD
Assistant Professor
Université de Sherbrooke
Faculty of Human Kinetics
Department of Kinanthropology

Véronique Boudreault is an assistant professor in sport psychology at the Faculty of Science at Université de Sherbrooke since 2020. Her research focuses on the mental health of athletes in relation to sport-specific risk and protective factors. She is currently conducting research on the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of Canadian Olympic athletes and Quebec university student-athletes. She is also interested in mental performance skills and emotional management in sport. As a former cross-country ski athlete and coach, she completed specialized training combining clinical psychology and sport science at Université Laval. In parallel to her academic career, Véronique is a psychologist and mental performance consultant for the Canadian Centre for Mental Health and Sport. She also taught clinical psychology during a two-year contract as a professor at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Given her expertise in clinical psychology with elite athletes, Véronique is involved in various national initiatives for high performance sport in Canada. In particular, she is a representative of the discipline of psychology on the High Performance Sport Science Council of Canada. Through her involvement and research, she is committed to optimizing the well-being and performance of athletes through athlete-specific support services and safe sport environments.