Dr. Urska Dobersek, Ph.D., CMPC




Florida State University


Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Psychology

M.A. in General/Experimental Psychology

Additional Degrees:

Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (CMPC)

Dr. Urska Dobersek is a former professional athlete who graduated from Florida State University with a Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Psychology. In addition to her work as a Certified Mental Performance Consultant, Dr. Dobersek is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Southern Indiana. Following the scientist-practitioner model, Dr. Dobersek integrates the science of sport and exercise psychology and leverages her professional experiences to shape her research. She examines the effects of body image and diet on mental health and the evolutionary predictors of mate selection. Dr. Dobersek has over 90 peer-reviewed abstracts, publications, and book chapters.

Dr. Dobersek uses her sport and performance expertise to help athletes, executives, and organizations achieve their potential. She not only helps individuals reach their peak performance in life and professional pursuits but also understands the psychological barriers that inhibit humans from achieving their goals. If you are looking for a consultant to help you get the edge in your pursuit of excellence, Dr. Dobersek is here to help.

Dr. Dobersek provides individualized and small group consulting leveraging her training as a Certified Mental Performance Consultant. In addition to individualized peak performance coaching, her professional background makes her uniquely suited to support organizations to improve their team and leadership performance.

Issues Treated

Academic and Career Consulting
Career and Life Transitions
Exercise/Fitness/Health and Well-Being
Emotional Regulation
Goal Setting
Life Skills
Performance Anxiety
Quality of Life
Stress Management
Team Cohesion


Sport Psychology
Performance Psychology
Mental Health

Session Types

Individual Sessions
Group Sessions

Age Specialties

Middle to Late Adolescents (14 and beyond)

Types of Services

Mental Skills Coaching
Educational Workshops