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Be at your best when it counts

About Front Foot Psychology

Front Foot Psychology is managed by Dr Darren Britton (BSc, MSc, CPsychol, PGCTLHE, PhD), a sports psychologist and solution-focused coach. Darren's mission as a sports psychologist is to help talented athletes and performers be at their best when it counts. 

Darren has been a sports psychologist to international sailing teams, professional golfers, county cricketers, marathon runners, football academies, and worked with numerous schools in the private sector. 

Darren works with people of all ages and abilities, providing one-to-one support and coaching, both online and in-person. 


Keep scrolling to find out more about Darren's skills and experience and the services we offer; and please get in touch now if you have any questions about how we can best help or to check Darren's availability. We look forward to talking with you. 



Who we've worked with


How we can help

See below for an introduction to some of the services we offer and how they can best help you

Sports Psychology

One-to-one sessions and support for sportspeople at any level of performance.

Youth athletes 

One-to-one sessions and support for talented youth  athletes looking to invest in their development. 

Solution-focused Coaching

One-to-one coaching for people of all backgrounds wanting to overcome life challenges.

Golf Psychology

For golfers of all ages and abilities looking to perform at their best when it counts.

Training and Education

Bespoke workshops and programmes for coaches, schools, teams, clubs, and organisations.  


Who we've worked with


Skills and Experience

With a PhD in Sports Psychology and Adolescent Development, Darren has significant experience working numerous teams and organisations developing the country's most talented athletes. He is also registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a practitioner psychologist, the highest standard of certification in the UK. 

He also holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, as well as a Masters Degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Darren regularly engages in Continuing Professional Development, and has further experience and training in Counselling Skills, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-focused Therapy. 

Darren regularly appears in the media to give expert comment on the psychology of performance. Outlets have included the BBC World Service, the Huffington Post, Rugby World Magazine, and Premier League TV (see video).

Youth Basketball Game
What People Say
"Darren's vast experience, particularly working with youth athletes gives a unique understanding of the challenges faced by dual career athletes and  how best to support them to thrive in both sport, academia and life! Always available when we sign post athletes to him, we are incredibly grateful for Darren’s support within our programme."

Kelly Jones, Athlete Support Officer, Solent High Performance Academy