World renowned performance psychologist
The psychology of peak performance
The "Chimp Model" for mind management
Setting and achieving goals
Controlling negative emotions
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 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.