Join us on Radio Row as Sports Philanthropy Network’s Roy Kessel and Kayla Bradham sit down with high-performance psychologists, Dr. Michael Gervais, to discuss how he trains the minds of athletes and his work with the Seattle Seahawks.
Dr. Gervais is a high-performance psychologist for athletes. Dr. Gervais focuses on training your mind as it is one of the core foundations to helping you be your best self. He works with athletes to help assist them in being more present and focused, using micro-choices to front-load their minds and improving their mental skills. Dr. Gervais talks about how he helps athletes with developing their focus and preparing themselves for the biggest games of their careers. He wants athletes to learn the right way to speak to themselves about the future in order to help them reach their goals. Dr. Gervais shares a story Michael Phelps told him about preparation and how that led him to success. He also shares the road that led him to working with the Seattle Seahawks and his relationship with Coach Pete Carroll.
Host and high-performance psychologist, Dr. Michael Gervais, interviews people excelling in the most hostile environments to discover the mental skills used to push the boundaries.
Each episode features inspiring stories from the world’s best athletes, brilliant business minds, and the musicians and artists changing our perspective of what’s possible. Thoughtful, spontaneous, and engaging, Dr. Michael Gervais provides insights to help listeners live connected to their potential and pursue their very best.
Dr. Gervais’ unique perspective and expertise are relevant to many different industries and audiences.
Past guests include Mercedes Benz Formula 1 Owner Toto Wolff, Microsoft’s CFO Amy Hood, ultra-marathoner David Goggins, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion Carli Lloyd, CEO of Amusement Park Entertainment Jimmy Smith, Pixar’s CFO Lawrence Levy, Seattle Seahawks Head Coach, Pete Carroll, big wave surfer Ian Walsh, among many others.
Gervais is a high-performance psychologist working in the trenches of high-stakes environments with some of the best in the world, training the mindset skills and practices essential to pursuing and revealing one’s potential. His clients include world record holders, Olympians, internationally acclaimed artists and musicians, MVPs from every major sport, and Fortune 100 CEOs.
A published, peer-reviewed author and recognized speaker on optimal human performance, Dr. Gervais has been featured by NBC, ABC, FOX, CNN, ESPN, NFL Network, Red Bull TV, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Outside Magazine, WIRED, ESPN Magazine, and others.
He is the co-founder of Compete to Create, a digital platform business helping people become their best through mindset training. The firm works with a limited portfolio of Fortune 500 companies and leaders to switch on culture and individuals through high-performance mindset training and coaching. Current clients include Microsoft, AT&T, and Amazon among others.