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Dr. Michelle Garvin

Dr. Michelle Garvin is the owner and founder of Elite Performance Psychology.  She is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise and experience working with athletes, performers, teams and organizations.


 Dr. Garvin is the Team Clinician/Mental Skills Specialist for the Detroit Lions.  Prior to her work with the Lions, she was the Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology at the University of Maryland where she built a comprehensive Clinical and Sport Psychology Program for intercollegiate athletes.  

Dr. Garvin received her BA in psychology from Princeton University and her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the George Washington University.  Dr. Garvin is a member of the Clinical/Counseling Sport Psychology Association (CCSPA), the American Psychological Association (and Division 47 of APA) and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. Dr. Garvin is listed as a provider in the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee's (USOPC) Mental Health registry to serve Team USA athletes.

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Reach out to Dr. Garvin to schedule individual sessions, team workshops, or to discuss contracting with Elite Performance Psychology.

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