Our Team of Mental Training Experts
Mental Training, Sports Injury Recovery, Team Culture, Parenting Workshops, Coaching Clinics, Corporate Team Sessions and Transitioning out of Sport are some of the services we provide.
About Our Founder Robert Andrews MA, LMFT
Robert has worked with Olympians and Olympic hopefuls in the last four summer Olympics Games. He has helped produce numerous Olympic Gold, Silver and Bronze medalist and World Champions. He has worked with athletes from 9 different countries and 13 different sports including men’s and women’s gymnastics, trampoline, swimming, diving, basketball, fencing, judo, track & field (sprints, pole vault and middle distance) and rhythmic gymnastics.
Robert has worked extensively with NFL players from almost every team in the league. His work focuses on helping them transition into the league, manage contract year stressors, overcome serious injuries and thrive on the field and in their respective culture. He has worked with players from the NBA, MLB and NHL.
Robert has also done extensive work with active and retired Special Forces members and Gold Star families.
Robert suffered a devastating knee injury in high school. He has an international reputation for working with injured athletes as they overcome the mental and emotional impact of serious sports related injuries. His work with ACL injuries, Tommy John, broken arms and legs, shoulder injuries and concussions helps athletes return to play confident and absent of the fear of re-injury so many face when they return to play.
Robert is married to his wife Gisele and standout high school volleyball player, his son Galen played college baseball and his daughter played high school and club volleyball.
Michael Heck MA, LPC Billings, Montana Office
I have 20 years of work as a counselor, coach, consultant, teacher, and clinical director in the field of mental health and athletics. I played football at Azusa Pacific University and then signed with the San Gabriel Valley Rhinos, a minor league football team in Los Angeles, CA. I started running marathons at Azusa Pacific and began coaching marathon runners at APU as well.
I am a licensed professional counselor in Texas and Montana. Montana you say?? Yes! My family and I live in the Big Sky State and I continue to do in-office and remote sessions with athletes all over the United States (and South Korea!).
Kierstin Collins MS, LPC
Kierstin is a life-long athlete. Her athletic career combined with her professional training has helped her understand that peak performance encompasses much more than physical ability. She is enthusiastic about working with athletes at all performance levels and all ages. She helps athletes reach their peak potential by assisting them in tackling academic demands, overcoming sports injuries, working through team issues and more.
Kierstin began swimming competitively at a very young age. She swam at the high school and club levels. She lettered in multiple events and qualified for the USA Swimming National Championships. She went on to swim for the University of Texas Longhorns, where she lettered and contributed to multiple conference championships while maintaining a nearly perfect academic record. Kierstin understands the requirements of competing at elite levels, facing the challenging dynamics of team sports, and the high demands and standards for athletes outside of their respective sport.
Kierstin graduated with a B.A. in psychology from The University of Texas in Austin. After graduating, she obtained an M.S. degree in Counseling and Development from Texas Woman’s University. She has continued to pursue competitive endeavors by running distance races, swimming at the masters level, and involving herself with different teams. Kierstin previously counseled youth and is experienced in working with substance abuse, family systems and child development.
Meaghan Muller MS, LPC
Meaghan has worked for over 12 years as a counselor, coach, and consultant. She has had the pleasure to work with athletes and artists from a varied background and disciplines. Meaghan has coached members of TEAM USA as well as international athletes on some of the world’s biggest athletic stages. She is a licensed professional counselor in Georgia, where she and her family reside.
Meaghan is recognized as a World Class Gymnast per Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG). She began competitive gymnastics at a very young age, competing at high levels for both artistic and rhythmic gymnastics. She qualified to be on the US Rhythmic Gymnastics National Team where she competed and represented the United States in many prestigious
international events such as World Championships, PAN AM, World Cup, and the Olympic Trials. Meaghan was voted and awarded by her fellow athletes and coaches as USA Gymnastics Sportswoman of the Year for 1997 and 1998, was chosen to be an Athlete Representative for Rhythmic Gymnastics in 1997, and USA’s FIG Athlete Representative in 1997 at World Championships.
Meaghan graduated cum laude with Phi Beta Kappa honors while attending UGA. Upon graduating, she joined the Cirque du Soleil to continue her desire for performing; yes, she ran away to the circus! While at Cirque du Soleil, she had the privilege to perform, create, and coach for many of the company’s international shows. Unfortunately, Meaghan suffered a catastrophic circus accident that altered her life’s focus and shifted her away from the stage. It was while recuperating and healing from this accident that Meaghan recognized the mental aspects of overcoming injuries through mental resilience and “bounce back”. So, she obtained an M.S. degree in Mental Health Counseling while living in Japan and Russia with her husband with the goal of returning to the athletic and performance arena to help future stars find their mental stamina.
Meaghan is a life-long athlete and artist. Her athletic career combined with her professional artistic training has helped her understand that peak performance encompasses much more than physical ability. She is enthusiastic about working with athletes and performing artist at all performance levels and ages. She helps athletes and artist reach their peak potential by assisting them in tackling self-doubt, overcoming injuries, working through team issues and much more.
Other Services We Provide
Leaving Home-Transitioning In Sports-Career Ending-Retiring
We offer guidance for athletes and their families as they work their way through the sometimes difficult transition from high school to college, and college to professional sports. Teaching valuable life skills that assist the student/athlete as they face the social, academic, athletic, financial, and geographic changes help with the transition of leaving home and heading off to college or entering the complex world of professional sports. Athletes learn to live authentically and show up empowered. We also help family members process the changes their family is going through as their athletes prepares to leave home or enter professional sports.
Getting Ready for a professional career?
We offer ongoing support for those choosing to pursue a career in professional sport. We have found that ongoing support, dialogue, and feedback proves to be invaluable as athletes work their way through the gauntlet of becoming a professional. The development of life skills, emotional intelligence, and personal power are keys to success.
We also do extensive work with serious sports related injuries. Using advanced techniques and protocols we help the injured athlete return to play confidetn and absent of the fear of re-injury. This can prove critical to the athlete attempting to make a roster or carve out a position on a team.