Robert Swoap is a psychologist with specialties in sport and health psychology. A licensed clinical psychologist, he works primarily with athletes and teams to help them pursue and achieve excellence. Swoap has published book chapters, papers, and articles, and given hundreds of talks across the nation on the topics of health, wellness, and sport psychology. A graduate of Duke University and the University of Florida, he is Professor of Psychology at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC. Bob and his wife, Christine, have three children: twins, Julien and Sofia, and Nolan. Bob enjoys skiing, boating, table tennis, movies, and music.
1992 – 1994 Post-doctoral fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
1987 – 1992 M.S. & Ph.D., Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida
1983 – 1987 B.A., Duke University, With Honors in Psychology
1998 – current Professor of Psychology. Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC.
1996 – 1998 Assistant Professor of Psychology. Widener University, Chester, PA.
1992 – 1994 Post-doctoral fellow. Duke University Medical Center – Division of Behavioral Medicine, Durham, NC.
1991 – 1992 Clinical Psychology Intern. Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.
1990 – 1991 Sport Psychology Intern. United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO.
1987 – 1990 Research Assistant. University of Florida, Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Gainesville, FL.
1986 – 1987 Research and Teaching Assistant. Duke University, Durham, NC.