Tori Nyberg is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois. She graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Psychology, and went on to earn her Master’s Degree from Northwestern University in Counseling Psychology. Nyberg was a student-athlete at Stanford from 1999-2003 where she pitched for the nationally ranked softball team, and competed in the Women’s College World Series, finishing third in the country in 2001. After her playing career, Nyberg coached softball at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Northwestern University for a combined 7 seasons. At Northwestern, Nyberg was part of the National Coaching Staff of the Year in 2006 when Northwestern finished second in the country to perennial powerhouse Arizona. In 2007, Nyberg’s third season, Northwestern went on to become the first private school in NCAA Division I history to compete in the Women’s College World Series in back-to-back years, when they finished third in the country. In her years of coaching, Nyberg helped guide her players and teams to All-America honors, Big Ten titles, and coached and played with many USA softball team members. Nyberg is also a member of the Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame in California for her achievements as an athlete at Carlmont High School and Stanford University.
Nyberg is a professional member of the American Counseling Association and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. She has helped train athletes to use performance enhancement training (PET) to excel at the height of their careers, and she has used PET to achieve as an athlete in her own career as well. Nyberg understands that every client is different and she uses her knowledge to help each individual enhance their performance through skills training tailored to their specific goals and needs. Nyberg’s primary experience is in working with athletes, but the counseling and coaching she provides can help performing artists and business professionals to address and overcome challenges they are facing in their careers as well.
Tori Nyberg’s years of experience coaching and playing sports, combined with her counseling experience and education, give her a unique and valuable perspective on counseling performers in all walks of life. She has helped many performers achieve their full potential by mastering the mental skill set they need to perform under pressure at the highest level, and she is excited to help many more people elevate their performance through optimizing their mental game now and for years to come.