Experience compassion

Meet the passionate mind expert, athlete, and teacher

Dr. Michelle Cleere
Mind Expert

Helping others overcome their performance challenges and tap into their maximum potential is Dr. Michelle’s passion, mission, and promise.

As an elite performance expert, she helps top athletes, musicians, and executives in competitive fields unlock the power of the mind and create the mental toughness to be the best. Having struggled most of her life with her own performance hurdles, she is driven by not wanting others to experience the same battles.

Dr. Michelle helps her clients release performance anxiety, gain more confidence, and build resilience. With a PhD in Clinical Psychology, a Masters in Sports Psychology, and years of hands on research, she is well grounded in theory and expert knowledge. As many clients attest, their experience with Dr. Michelle is exactly what they needed and more than they expected, “It was life changing.”

Her friendly energetic spirit puts her clients at ease and provides a comfort level for sensitive conversations. Dr. Michelle provides constant support through the challenging process of training the brain and makes it understandable and manageable.

Elite athlete

Dr. Michelle has been an elite athlete herself and she knows that performing at the highest level takes more than just physical capability. It takes a strong mind to overcome the real stress and the real demands to perform at the top. Her diverse experience with the best in their fields offers fresh insights into every unique scenario. As a 15-year USAT Coach, she developed simple and effective tools to mentally train her athletes, and they are used by coaches around the world.

Author, Speaker, and Teacher

Dr. Michelle’s bestseller line, Beating the Demons, helps clients develop practical skills to gain more control over competitive environments and mitigate the interruption in play to overcome intense odds and defeat adversity. Audiences across the country are inspired when she speaks about her methodologies. She is also a professor at John F. Kennedy University where she teaches her students the importance of coaching others to use the mind as an ally to improve performance.



Dr. Michelle works with a variety of elite clients as a mental training coach across a large range of sports and high-performing occupations to help them connect their talent and their mindset so they can once again, enjoy doing what they love.



Specialty coaching with 11-13 year olds in the areas of tennis, golf, swimming, gymnastics, soccer, fencing, triathlon, dance, and many other individual sports.



Sports psychology coaching with students who compete in a variety of competitive collegiate athletics including tennis, golf, swimming, soccer, running, softball, and many other individual sports.



Elite sports coaching with professional and Olympic athletes in the areas of tennis, golf, swimming, cycling, rowing, volleyball, windsurfing, para-volleyball, biathlon, jujutsu, and many other individual sports.



Performance psychology coaching with professionals in instrumental music, song writing, and entertainment. She also works with executives and business professionals in top leadership roles.

  • By any objective measure, my athletic career was wildly successful, but I wish I could time travel and do it all over again with Dr. Michelle on my team. It’s stunning to see what happens when you shine light on your strengths, passions, and personal power, and I wouldn’t have truly figured that out without Michelle’s brilliant questions or personal example.

    Professional cyclist and author
  • Dr. Michelle is that rare professional who can help you help yourself. She is genuinely dedicated to each and every person she interacts with. Her style is refreshingly real and inspiring!

    L.J. Business Professional
  • Dr. Michelle is a velvet hammer and has the ability to help you pull the best out of yourself and achieve your peak performance…whoever you are and wherever you start.  


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