Dr. Yolanda Bruce Brooks Bio:
“Doc” as iI’ll often affectionately refer to her is a clinically trained psychologist w a National Health Service in Psychology certification & a degree in Occupational Therapy (specialty neurological disorders). She is the founder & principal of Sports Life Transitions® Programs.
She has extensive experience in designing, implementing & managing healthy lifestyle & transitioning programs as well as treating adjustment to disabling conditions through such platforms as employee & family assistance programs in a variety of industries.
Her extensive experience working w individuals performing in high profile & high stress situations includes her former roles as a Senior Director of Player Development for the NBA as well as her role in the NFL where she was involved in the assessment, development & implementation of a nationally recognized model program for the Dallas Cowboys football team. She continues her work as a Psychological Consultant to many NBA and NFL teams, coaches, players & their families where she specializes in developing & implementing performance based programs for players w unique needs.
She has worked w athletes from pee-wee to the pros & with sports organizations from the locker room to the league level. Her experience extends into the corporate sector, from intern to CEO, as well as in a current role as a clinical psychologist w the military. She has literally been an advisor when it comes to the topic of “transitions” in almost all aspects of life & we are BEYOND happy & lucky to now call her a teammate. Welcome Dr. Bruce Brooks!