Tori Nyberg, MA, LPC

Tori-5-scaleSince she founded Elevate Performance Counseling in 2011, Tori Nyberg has worked with teams and individuals across the country teaching performers the skills they need to perform their best on a consistent basis regardless of the circumstances. Nyberg’s mission is to reach as many student-athletes and performers as she can to help arm them with the tools they need to achieve their dreams not only on the playing field but in life. She believes that training the mind to be prepared to perform under pressure and through adversity can improve one’s life on and off the field of battle, and should be a part of everyone’s regular preparation to perform well in any arena.


Nyberg’s has worked with athletes in a variety of sports at all levels, from 11 year- old little leaguers, to top level college athletes. She has helped several teams to record setting seasons, as well as guided many individuals to find new levels of success. Her experience and knowledge as a successful student-athlete and coach herself inform her practice in a way that gives her an unique ability to help the people with whom she works.


Nyberg played softball at Stanford University, reaching the Women’s College World Series with a 3rd place finish in 2001, and was named to the 50 top players to watch list in 2003. She also coached at the University of Illinois, Chicago and Northwestern University where she helped lead teams to two Big Ten Titles, 2nd and 3rd place finishes in the country at the Women’s College World Series in 2006 and 2007, and several All-American achievements.


Nyberg has a BA in Psychology from Stanford University, and an MA in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Applied Sports Psychology, and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois.