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Dr. Adrienne Leslie-Toogood, a licensed psychologist and adjunct faculty at the University of Manitoba, has extensive experience working with athletes in both Canada and the United States at all levels of performance. She has attended almost every multi-sport games from the Canada Games to the Olympics and Paralympics, and has travelled extensively with a wide range of teams. In addition to her work in sport, Dr. Leslie-Toogood has worked with several other high performers including medical doctors, business leaders, and performing artists. A highly sought after speaker, she has published in peer-reviewed journals, presented numerous times at International conferences, and has been a guest for popular media sources including CJOB, CBC, Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg Sun, CTV and others. She is currently the Chair of the Canadian Sport Psychology Association and an active member of several other professional associations. Prior to returning to Canada, she was a faculty member at Kansas State University where she was the Coordinator of the Curriculum for Student Services in Intercollegiate Athletics and the Athletic Department Liaison. She believes in empowering people to manage their humanity so they are able to maximize their human potential. She works hard to ensure that people are able to fully enjoy their entire life experience (the highs and lows) and that they are continually learning and growing both as a person and performer.  Dr. Leslie-Toogood draws from several psychological theories including humanism, mindfulness and CBT. Her personal mission statement is “passion, commitment and intensity unleash a new freedom of an energetic, balanced and holistic person who is healthy for life”.

Dr. Leslie-Toogood uses an individualized approach to enhancing performance. She works hard to create a trusting relationship and utilizes critical conversations as necessary. She is available for both group and individual service delivery, and has many tools in her repertoire including bio- and neuro-feedback. Notably, most extended health care plans cover psychological services.

Individual, group, Skype and telephone consulting services available.

Donna Harris, is a Chartered Professional Coach skilled in program development and execution. She has led the implementation of various national and provincial programs while in leadership roles with Athletics Canada, Athletics Manitoba and Racquetball Canada. Donna holds a Master of Arts in Kinesiology; her thesis explored the impact of passion on the performance and lives of elite coaches and their partners. The research lends insight into the elements we all required to thrive in our personal and professional lives.