Ariane Smith Machín, Ph.D. is a Clinical and Sport Psychologist, professor, business mentor, and mom of three. She earned her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from the University of North Texas and master’s degree in kinesiology with a specialization in sport psychology from the University of Minnesota. She works with female entrepreneurs, athletes, coaches, and graduate students in various capacities. She is a member of the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry, is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Academic Psychiatry, serves as the Chair of the Public Interest Committee for the Division 47 (Sport and Exercise Psychology) of the American Psychological Association, and writes for The Huffington Post. Dr. Machin can be found in the April/May 2016 issues of Girls’ Life and Mingle Magazine, and has also been published in Shape, Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine,, Refinery 29, The Huffington Post, Family Circle Magazine, For Two Fitness, PopSugar, and World Lifestyle. She has also been a contributor to several books, including The Naughty Diet (coming out in summer 2016), Diversity in Sport, and Counseling College Student-Athletes: Issues and Interventions. In addition, she has published numerous academic articles and presented at national conferences. Dr. Machín resides in Raleigh, NC, with her husband, three young children, and their dog, Peanut. When she is not teaching, writing, cooking, cleaning, talking, hanging with her husband, exercising, or running after her kids, she is enjoying a five-minute cup of coffee in peace!




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