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 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. 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 has a standout reputation for working with injured athletes as they overcome the mental and emotional impact of serious sports related injuries. He has developed a dynamic approach in his work with ACL injuries, Tommy John, broken arms and legs, shoulder injuries and concussions. His injury protocol helps athletes return to play confident and absent of the fear of re-injury so many face when they return to play.
He also works with high school and college athletes in football, volleyball, track & field, soccer, LaCrosse, swimming, golf, tennis and cross country helping them achieve peak performance and develop outstanding character and life skills that carry over into all areas of life.
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!).
Michael is especially skilled in helping athletes overcome mental blocks. He has helped gymnast, cheerleaders, golfers, baseball and softball players and other athletes overcome the frustration, anxiety and embarrassment that comes with not being to perform a specific skill or motion related to their sport.
Michael has a special talent in his work with younger athletes.
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.
Kierstin is EMDR trained and certified.
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 varied backgrounds 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 by 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. In 2004, Meaghan was invited to perform for the Cirque du Soleil where she had the pleasure to be cast for the show La Nouba and later asked to be an assistant acrobatic coach for Wintuk and part of the Research and Development team for up-and-coming shows for the company.
Meaghan is a life-long athlete and artist. Her athletic career combined with her professional artistic training while working for the Cirque du Soleil has helped her understand that peak performance encompasses much more than physical ability. She is enthusiastic about working with athletes and performing artists at all performance levels and ages. She helps athletes and artists reach their peak potential by assisting them in tackling self-doubt, overcoming injuries, working through team issues, and much more.
Andrea Estrada M. Ed, LPC
Ms. Estrada completed a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and a Master’s Degree in counseling from the University of Houston. Ms. Estrada has over 10 years of experience in sports and mental health fields, working with a wide range of challenges.
She has a competitive background in softball starting with little league through high school. She played for select teams across the Houston area and understands the challenges that come with playing at that level.
Andrea was a former collegiate dancer for the Corpus Christi Islanders and went on to dance as a professional dancer for the Houston Dynamo professional soccer team.
Once she hung up her dancing shoes, she transferred her lifelong passion for fitness and weight training to the body building competitive stage. She is a Bikini Pro, and Model Texas and Model Asia champion.
Some of her other accomplishments include being a signed fitness and swim model for MMG talent agency. Andrea has walked in fashion shows for Miami Swimweek and New York Fashion Week.
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.