About Dr Darren Britton
Welcome to Front Foot Psychology, the website of Dr Darren Britton, a leading sport and performance psychologist based in the UK.
Darren has over a decade of experience working in elite sport, including professional rugby and county cricket. Darren has also worked with individuals from a range of different sports, including international sailors, professional golfers, and elite endurance athletes, helping them to develop the mental skills they need to perform at their best.
At Front Foot Psychology, we offer a range of services, including one-to-one consultations, group workshops, and tailored support plans.
Contact us today to find out how we can support you in sport and life. *Availability is currently limited, however please get in contact to enquire about Darren's schedule.
Who we've worked with
Who we have worked with
How we help individuals
Assess strengths, blindspots, and needs
Learn psychological skills and techniques
Develop a deeper understanding
Create robust routines and solutions
Skills and Experience
Darren is currently the lead academy psychologist for Harlequins Rugby Club, delivering a programme that prepares players for future success in the professional game.With a PhD and published research in the field of Sport Psychology and Adolescent Development, Darren has significant experience working numerous teams and organisations developing the country's most talented athletes.
Darren is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a practitioner psychologist, the highest standard of certification and regulation in the UK. He is also a qualified Youth Mental Health First Aider and certified in numerous counselling approaches, including Rational Emotive Cognitive Therapy and Solution-focused Brief Therapy.
Darren regularly appears in the media to give expert comment on the psychology of performance. Outlets have included the BBC World Service, the Telegraph, and Premier League TV (see video).
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