Certifications

Licensed Psychologist, Minnesota Board of Psychology
Certified Mental Performance Consultant
Certified Trainer, Process Communication Model
AIQ and DISC Assessment Certifications

Education

Psy.D. in Psychology – University of St. Thomas
MA in Psychology – Boston University
BS in Psychology – University of Minnesota, Duluth

Doctoral Internship – University of Memphis

dr. justin anderson

Founder, CEO, Sport Psychologist

Justin Anderson, Psy.D., LP is a licensed psychologist, sport psychology consultant, and founder of Premier Sport Psychology, a leading performance enhancement and leadership consulting firm based in Minneapolis, MN. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Justin specializes in high-performance psychology and leadership, helping countless professional, Olympic, and collegiate athletes improve their mindset and mental preparation to achieve elite-level success.

Justin’s passion for sport psychology began during his time as a collegiate football quarterback at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, where he recognized the crucial role mental toughness plays in athletic performance. Since then, he has worked with some of the best athletes, coaches, and organizations in sports and business, earning a reputation as a sought-after consultant in the field.

As the CEO of Premier Sport Psychology, Justin leads a team of expert psychologists and consultants who provide psychological profiling, individual and team development work, and in-house sport psychology services to professional and Olympic teams, including the NBA, MLB, and NFL. He also created and directs Leadership U at the University of Minnesota Athletic Department, providing valuable insights and strategies to student-athletes to improve their mental and emotional well-being.

Justin is a highly regarded keynote speaker at national sport and business conferences, where he shares stories of how top performers manage adversity and compete at the highest level. He has been interviewed by numerous national media publications, discussing topics related to sport and high-performance psychology, wellness, and leadership.

When Justin is not working, he enjoys playing golf and sports with his two daughters, and continuing to stay active and involved in the sports community.

Specializations

Focus, Resilience, Elite-Level Performance, Franchise Consulting, Player Assessment, Draft Profiling

Work Experience

Justin consults with a compendium of the highest performing individuals, franchises, and organizations in the country. Locally, he has contracted with the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx, and Minnesota United, and his practice has stretched nationally to work with the Las Vegas Raiders, and NBA, NFL, and Olympic athletes across the country. He has also consulted with larger athletic bodies and coach and player unions, including the NFLPA.

A frequent keynote speaker and media contributor, his analyses and practice have been featured on the NFL Network, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, and frequent spots on broadcast television news and radio.

More of the team

Director of Clinical Assessment, Sport Psychologist

Leadership Advisor

Advanced Doctoral Practicum Student

Postdoctoral Resident

Advanced Doctoral Practicum Student

Intake Specialist

Research and Development Consultant

Director of Operations

Sport Psychologist

Contributing Manager

Athletic Counselor

Mental Performance Consultant

Director of Clinical Training, Sport Psychologist

Postdoctoral Resident

Athletic Counselor, Project Specialist

Leadership Consultant, Project Specialist

Executive Assistant, Project Coordinator

Office Coordinator

Psychometrist

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant

Human Resources Manager

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant, Leadership Coach

Executive Director of Client Relations

Mental Performance Consultant

Director of Youth Sports & Outreach, Athletic Counselor

Sport Psychologist, Leadership Consultant

Sport Psychologist

Vice President of Clinical Services, Sport Psychologist

Assistant Training Director, Sport Psychologist

President, Executive Leadership Consultant

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