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Dr. Justin Anderson

Founder, CEO, Sport Psychologist

Specializations

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

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 Counseling Psychology, Springfield College
M.S. in Counseling Psychology, Springfield College
M.A. in Sport & Exercise Psychology, Minnesota State University, Mankato
B.A. in Communication Studies and Mass Communication, St. Cloud State University

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.

Background

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.

More of the team

Assistant Training Director, Sport Psychologist

Sport Psychologist

Vice President of Clinical Services, Sport Psychologist

Director of Clinical Assessment, Sport Psychologist

Director of Clinical Training, Sport Psychologist

Sport Psychologist, Leadership Consultant

Sport Psychologist

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant, Leadership Coach

Postdoctoral Resident

Postdoctoral Resident

Director of Youth Sports & Outreach, Athletic Counselor

Mental Performance Consultant

Mental Performance Consultant

Athletic Counselor

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant

Athletic Counselor, Project Specialist

Hockey Performance Consultant

Advanced Doctoral Practicum Student

Advanced Doctoral Practicum Student

President, Executive Leadership Consultant

Executive Director of Client Relations

Consultant

Leadership Advisor

Director of Operations

Research and Development Consultant

Human Resources Manager

Leadership Consultant, Project Specialist

Office Coordinator

Intake Specialist

Psychometrist

Evening Receptionist

Intake Specialist

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