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SC East Bengal Rope in Psychologist Nicola McCalliog to Ensure Players’ Mental Health

In a bid to make sure gamers are in good psychological house through the 2020-21 Indian Super League season, SC East Bengal have roped in seasoned psychologist Nicola McCalliog. Nicola is a Chartered Forensic Psychologist, Sport and HCPC Registered Psychologist. She has labored in psychology for over 15 years in forensics, for the federal government and in elite sport.

Nicola is at present a part of the participant welfare workforce as a marketing consultant for a number of main English Premier League golf equipment and SC East Bengal head coach Robbie Fowler’s Education and Football Academy.


Nicola works with coaches and gamers from a welfare perspective off the pitch and from a efficiency psychology perspective on the pitch. Her intention is to construct resilience to assist the workforce obtain their objectives.

“I am here to support the manager and the staff to get the best out of the players on and off the pitch. I need to understand their story as they are a player and a person,” Nicola mentioned.

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“I am there to listen, advise and provide solutions to the players so they can have absolute focus in training and games. It is all about creating a positive and winning mentality individually and collectively as a team. I see the hunger to win in the eyes of the players and feel an unbreakable team spirit building. It’s all about making history and winning the ISL with the great club that is SC East Bengal for the fans, club, players, team and the community. I am very happy to be a part of the SC East Bengal team and cannot wait to come to India for the play-offs,” added Nicola who will get on zoom calls with each participant individually atleast as soon as every week.

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Nicola will likely be working with the gamers utilizing navy methods round psychological preparation, respiratory, visualisation and resilience. As a educated hostage negotiator and advisor she will apply her coaching efficiently to elite sports activities gamers.

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