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Steve Peters - Keynote Speaker

Book Steve Peters as a keynote speaker. Professor Steve Peters is a world-renowned consultant psychiatrist specialising in elite sport, who has coached Olympic gold medallists such as Sir Chris Hoy, Victoria Pendleton and Sir Bradley Wiggins.

In his best-selling book, The Chimp Paradox (2012), Steve explains the science of his mind-management method, and the practical steps we can all take to control our emotions and become the person we want to be.  

 

Steve Peters

World renowned performance psychologist


SPEAKING THEMES

  • The psychology of peak performance

  • The "Chimp Model" for mind management

  • Setting and achieving goals

  • Controlling negative emotions

  • Overcoming adversity

  • Teamwork

  • Leadership


TRAVELS FROM
Sheffield, UK

 
 

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Steve Peters is a world-renowned consultant psychiatrist specialising in elite sport, who has coached Olympic gold medallists such as Sir Chris Hoy, Victoria Pendleton and Sir Bradley Wiggins.

His current and past involvements cover over twenty Olympic, Paralympic and non-Olympic Sports, including Sky ProCycling, British Cycling, Liverpool Football Club, England Football, England Rugby, World Championship Snooker, British Swimming and Great Britain Taekwondo.

In his best-selling book, The Chimp Paradox (2012), Steve explains the science of his mind-management method, and the practical steps we can all take to control our emotions and become the person we want to be.  

Steve began his career teaching Mathematics and then moved on to Medicine. He has worked in the clinical field of Psychiatry for the past twenty years including as Clinical Director of the Mental Health Services at Bassetlaw Trust, and culminating in his work at Rampton Secure Hospital.

Steve has been with Sheffield University as a Senior Clinical Lecturer since 1994 and is also Undergraduate Dean. 
 

STEVE'S TALKS

Steve's unique mind management method has been key to the success of some of the world's leading athletes. 

With a compelling blend of science, practical advice and real-world examples, his insights translate brilliantly to the business world. He helps audiences understand how their minds work and how to control their emotions,  thereby giving them a competitive edge and improving their well being. 

VIDEOS

Optimising the performance of the human mind (TEDx)


Steve outlines the key messages of his best-selling book, The Chimp Paradox