COVID 19 Update: We continue to provide services and accept new clients during the COVID 19 pandemic. Therapy and training are provided via tele-health (secure video and phone) meetings. We are also supporting teams and athletic departments through video consultation.
Perform better, feel better, and enjoy competing at the highest level.
ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE PSYCHOLOGY CENTER
Counseling and Sport Psychology Services
The Performance Psychology Center provides therapy, training, and education to athletes, coaches, and professionals. Our team is made up of licensed mental health professionals with backgrounds in athletics and expertise in Sport and Performance Psychology. We are based in the San Francisco Bay Area and provide Sport Psychology services throughout California. Our mission is to promote well being and teach core mental skills so that our clients can be at their best when it matters most.
In-person and remote Therapy and Training
We specialize in providing tele-mental health (remote online video meetings), bringing counseling and Sport Psychology services to you, whether you have a tight schedule, do not have access to a trained professional or just want to skip the traffic. We also provide in-person therapy at our offices in Santa Rosa, CA.
How it works
1. Check out the website and decide what service is the best fit for you.
2. Contact us to set up a free initial consultation call.
3. Talk with a staff member about your interest, ask questions, and make a plan.
4. Schedule your first counseling or Sport Psychology meeting!
5. Set up is easy and happens all online; paperwork, scheduling, and payment.
What The Center Offers
At the Performance Psychology Center, we offer the opportunity to work with passionate, professional and experienced clinicians that get it. We understand athletics because we come from athletic backgrounds, we've trained in athletic settings and we work with athletes across the range of sports. Whether it is through individual therapy with a licensed clinician, mental skills training for peak performance, or an educational course to gain core knowledge, we are committed to benefiting your health and performance. Our passion is connecting our clients to the incredibly valuable science, practice, and skills of the field of Sport and Performance Psychology.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
“Every athlete embarks on a unique journey that they hope will some day end with success. All will struggle and have doubts along the way. Some require the assistance of an expert. Dr Puentes has cultivated an expertise that allows athletes to feel understood, respected and confident about their future. Dr. Puentes is a champion at developing the mindset of a champion.”
- Mick Franco, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist & Sport Psychology Consultant
University of Notre Dame