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The Yin and Yang of Our Sporting Heroes

Early bird hardback / Sold out

20 pledges


6 pledges

First edition hardback, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book


9 pledges

Signed first edition hardback, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Original photo

3 pledges

A limited edition, 12" x 8", photo of one of the athletes photographed in the book (including Graeme Fowler, below)

Plus everything at the Collectable level

Special Sponsorship and entry onto the directory of mental health and support services

This book aims to include the only directory available that lists all specialist services available to sportspeople who require support with mental health and vulnerability. Purchasing this will ensure that your services are publicised to individuals who will benefit from them. Your name on this list will also communicate how you and your service are passionate about protecting and maintaining mental health in sports people.

Includes everything at the Collectable level

2-hour reflective group session

As a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist Amy is well-practised in meeting with individuals and groups that may be struggling with an individual’s needs or a difficult group dynamic. This service is best suited to professional teams that will be providing a service to others. They may be struggling with a client or an aspect of the service and would welcome some clinical input. She is happy to offer a 2-hour group session to think with you about your current situation, what may be happening and how things may come unstuck. Includes up to 10 signed special edition hardbacks and everything at the Collectable level.

Dr Amy Izycky's travel from Newcastle not included

Half-day photography workshop

Amy has taken all of the photographs in this book (including Jack Rutter, below). Amy’s interest in social documentary photography and street photography is influenced by her clinical work. Capturing organic images that communicate individual, group or cultural stories is at the heart of her work. She has completed photography workshops in New York and Cambodia and has independently travelled throughout the world. Amy will be happy to meet with you and your family or sports team to provide organic photography that you may then use for your own personal use or for marketing purposes. Includes up to 15 signed special-edition hardbacks.

Dr Amy Izycky's travel from Newcastle not included

2-hour conference presentation and question time with Dr Amy Izycky

Amy is happy to liaise with you directly to organise a bespoke conference presentation related to a topic of your choice that fits within her area of expertise and training. Up to 20 signed hardbacks included.

Dr Izycky's transport from Newcastle not included

Includes everything at the Collectable level


Your name or your company’s name printed in the front of the book thanking you for your contribution, plus ten signed special edition hardbacks and the ebook edition