Dr. Tom Ferraro

Experienced Sport Performance Psychologist

helping athletes to win

Dr. Tom Ferraro is a distinguished sport performance psychologist and board-certified psychoanalyst who brings a unique perspective to the world of sports psychology. Learn more and schedule a consultation today.

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Dr. Ferraro’s mission is to provide the highest level of psychological care for elite athlete, their coaches, team leaders and their families. He does this with accurate diagnosis, report development and sufficient support so that the chronic and painful affects experienced in professional sports or high level business is remediated as much as possible. The care provided ranges from ongoing one on one supportive psychotherapy to family, staff and team meetings. He uses medical staff to supplement his interventions when needed. He believes that the key to success in any team or business is to provide support for the leaders of the group.

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My Approach

Dr. Tom Ferraro is a world renowned sport psychologist with a Ph.D. from SUNY Stony Brook. He has more than 25 years of experience working with professional teams, coaches and Olympic athletes across a broad range of sports. He is unique in the world of sport psychology by being board certified as a psychoanalyst which allows him to properly diagnose and treat the symptoms the athlete brings to the office and also to help them understand the underlying reasons for self-defeat. He publishes internationally and has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The London Times. Recently he was the featured sport psychologist in a full length documentary film by director Robert Hoffman about the psychology of coaching. The issues he treats include anxiety, the yips, anger, slumps, loss of confidence, depression, injury recovery, concussion recovery, drug use, family and team problems. Please feel free to explore the website and call with any questions.

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Specialized Care for Elite Athletes

Specializing in sports such as golf, tennis, basketball, and more, Dr. Ferraro offers tailored psychological care for elite athletes. From one-on-one supportive psychotherapy to family and team meetings, he ensures that athletes receive the necessary support to excel in their respective fields. With a focus on providing care for the leaders of the group, Dr. Ferraro believes in the key role of psychological support in achieving success.

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Experience the transformative power of psychoanalytic sports psychology with Dr. Tom Ferraro. Schedule a consultation today, and take the first step toward unlocking your full athletic potential and achieving peak performance.

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