ROISIN “RO” MCGETTIGAN-DUMAS, MA
Psychotherapy & Sports Psychology Consultant
Roisin “Ro” McGettigan-Dumas MA, is a sports psychology consultant and Olympian originally from Ireland. She competed at Providence College and then professionally with New Balance. Ro was an Olympic finalist (’08), is the Irish record holder in the steeplechase and European Medallist in the 1500m. Ro is currently in training for her licensing in mental health. Her two passions are sports and psychology, and since retiring from professional running she is focusing on helping athletes achieve their goals in sport and life. Ro knows first hand the powerful effect of mental preparation for performance, overcoming disappointments, and life beyond sport. She works with athletes from youth to professional across all sports including, running, soccer, baseball, softball, basketball, golf, tennis and rowing and more. Ro is the co-author of the Believe Training Journal series (Velopress), is piloting a goal-setting workshop for athletes to use in schools called "Dare to Dream” and is involved in a designing and implementing a research study on elite athletes and pregnancy.
phone: (401) 243-4508