Reach greater heights

In sports and other areas of life, performance demands can be exhilarating, rewarding, challenging, and heart breaking, sometimes all at once. Even at elite levels of achievement, being human means facing hurdles between ourselves and our greatest aspirations. In such circumstances, consultation with a sport psychologist can uncover tools and strategies to clear the barriers to optimal experience.


During this time, we are all faced with the challenge of maintaining physical and emotional wellbeing in a time of physical distancing. The pandemic has created all kinds of challenges, but you can use this as a time to make your mental resilience stronger than ever. Contact me to set up services through secure, private video conferencing.


Luke Patrick

I developed a passion for sport psychology as an NCAA Division I track athlete at Drake University. After college, the pursuit of becoming a sport psychologist led me to a master’s degree in kinesiology at Kansas State University, and then to a doctoral degree in counseling psychology at the University of Iowa.   

I have worked with teams and individual athletes at the high school, collegiate, Olympic, and professional levels. My ever-growing range of clientele has included competitors from events as varied as fencing, competitive dance, equestrian, and international open water swimming, as well as professional athletes from the NBA, MLS, UFC, and USA Track and Field.


As a licensed counseling psychologist, I provide individual psychological therapy for adults dealing with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, relationship struggles, and life transition. I work with adolescents (age 14 to 18) on a limited basis, usually in the context of performance anxiety issues. 

Sports- and performance- related issues often affect social and occupational functioning, and therefore treatment can be covered through insurance.

Cost to client varies with insurance plan


Consultation for performance enhancement involves mental skill development for achieving peak performance. This entails out-of-pocket payment for a series of sessions (typically three or more) that focus on individualized cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches, applied to performance enhancement.

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I work with coaching staff, team members, or both, to address the unique goals and challenges of the team unit. Through this process, I provide education and feedback, and/or facilitate group communication, to help teams identify and implement strategies for growth in team culture and performance.


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