Dr. Jenny Susser has a doctoral degree in Clinical Health Psychology, is New York State licensed, and specializes in Sport Psychology. She is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and on the U.S. Olympic Registry, the highest distinction for Sport Psychology in the U.S. Dr. Jenny was a four-year All-American swimmer and then assistant coach at UCLA, swam on two national teams, and at the 1988 Olympic Trials. She also competed nationally and internationally on the National Championship Los Angeles County Lifeguard Surf Racing Team for six years. She has worked with Division I collegiate teams such as UCLA, USC, and Hofstra University; and has worked with athletes of all sports and ages, professional (NY Giants & Knicks), international, and amateur, in football, basketball, hockey, soccer, softball, baseball, lacrosse, track and field, swimming, tennis, wrestling, and golf. In addition to private practice, Dr. Jenny worked at the Women’s Sports Medicine Center at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City for six years. She has conducted research on athletic injury recovery, investigating the use of mental imagery on recovery.
Dr. Jenny currently works with athletes in any sport, and finds herself frequently with equestrians. She was the USEF Team Sport Psychologist and was honored to work with the 2012 Olympic Dressage Team for the London Olympics. In 2010, she was the Team Psychologist for the South African Para Dressage Team and worked individually with some of the American athletes at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky. In the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 Olympic Games, Dr. Jenny worked with individual athletes in multiple sports, helping several to the podium!
Sport Psychology applies to anyone interested in high performance, not just athletes. As a keynote speaker and corporate trainer, she has delivered performance training to teams and individuals in Fortune 500 companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Target, Nike, Capital One Financial, Hewlett Packard, Nationwide, Toys “R” Us, Stryker, Owens Corning, eBay, JLL, Fifth Third Bancorp, as well as Deloitte, Mercedes-Benz, Ulker, and Children’s Hospital of Atlanta.
Dr. Jenny’s philosophy rests upon a blending of science/research, education, experience, and intuition. Her ability to flex and draw from multi-dimensional resources creates a powerful experience and remarkable results. A panelist at the 2016 Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, the Keynote speaker at the Deloitte Women To Watch Conference, and training world leaders for Vital Voices, women in leadership is a particular passion. Specializing in executives, developing executives, and C-suite individuals and teams, “I believe teaching the skills of high performance happens where ever you are,” Dr. Jenny.