“Over the years I have known Kevin, he has used his experiences as a professional football player to challenge traditional practices and views for the betterment of the people he works with. Kevin is an excellent role model and has a clear affinity with those he works with encouraging them to take control of their own lives to make the best of life’s opportunities."
- Martyn Heather, Head of Education and Welfare at the Premier League
Soccology was created by former Professional Football Player and Psychotherapist Kevin George. After spending seventeen years in professional football, as a Player and a Consultant, and seven years studying human behaviour, Kevin has become one of the world’s leading experts on mental health in football (soccer).
From managing the counselling service within a London school on behalf of Place2Be to facilitating mental health programmes at the world’s biggest football clubs.
Kevin is passionate about making mental health more accessible to all, providing mental health education across the spectrum and high quality engagement.
His research covers mental health in football, how mental health impacts on performance both on and off the pitch, comparisons to how different institutions manage those from different socio-economic backgrounds, why, and the impact it has on mental health. Giving birth to Soccology.
Soccology uses the influence of the game to improve human performance. Our goal is to enhance personal and professional development, and social change through by using the power of football (soccer). Utilising models of excellence, the arts, therapy, debate and literacy as mediums to communicate to people with diverse interests, needs and learning styles.
With the perfect blend of research, football, the arts and patrons that have a wealth of experience within the football, social and therapeutic world. Soccology is continuously developing new ways to improve the human experience..
We have delivered programmes across the Premier League, to all age groups, parents and coaching staff. Our workshops have been popular among schools nationally, prisons and with corporations internationally.
Soccology is about using the power of the game to empower.