Justin Anderson, Psy.D., LP is a Licensed Psychologist who specializes in sport psychology. He helps athletes, coaches and teams of any level tap into their strengths to achieve more from their sport. “Our biggest opponent is often ourselves…Having your mind work for you, rather than against you, is the key to any elite performance.”
Background, Education, and Training
Dr. Anderson has consulted with many athletes, coaches and teams from around the country. Prior to opening Premier Sport Psychology, PLLC in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, he was employed by several NCAA Division I Universities (in Tennessee and Texas) as a psychologist and sport psychology consultant. Dr. Anderson earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, a Master’s degree in Education/Sport Psychology from Boston University, and a Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas (MN).
Dr. Anderson was a collegiate football quarterback at University of Minnesota-Duluth and a three-sport athlete (football, basketball, baseball) at a large Twin Cities high school. He currently trains as a runner and stays very close to the athletic domain as a consultant, participant, and also a fan.
License and Certifications
Dr. Anderson is licensed by the Minnesota Board of Psychology as a Licensed Psychologist. He specializes in sport and performance psychology, organizational psychology (primarily with family-owned and privately held businesses), and counseling psychology. He is also a Certified Trainer in the Process Communication Model (PCM) from Kahler Communications. The PCM is an excellent tool for individuals, athletes, teams, ownership groups, and business leaders to better understand their own and other’s personal motivators, communication styles, and distress patterns.
Dr. Anderson has been interviewed for both local and national media publications discussing topics related to athletic performance and current issues in sport and business (see Media). He can be found presenting at international, national, and regional conferences and organizations.