With years of experience in sport psychology, our dedicated team members want to assist athletes on their journey to mastery both in life and sport. We consider it our mission to inspire athletes and those around them to connect, enjoy, and achieve by delivering the newest innovations in the rapidly evolving field of sport psychology
Mike Gross, PsyD, LPC, CMPC
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Founder and Director
Dr. Gross is a Clinical and Sport Psychologist, licensed as a Psychologist in the State of New Jersey (NJ License # 5777) and Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) as designated by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.
Dr. Gross works with professional athletes, youth athletes, high school athletes, college athletes, Olympic athletes, coaches, parents, and other performing artists. He works with athletes in the areas of mental health and performance with specific specializations in the delivery of mindfulness- and acceptance-based interventions. His work has been featured on podcasts, in scholarly publications, at national conferences, in his blog, and in the news media.
Dr. Gross is also a Staff Psychologist at Princeton University where he provides counseling & outreach services to the Athletic Department. He is the former Coordinator of Sport Psychology at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). In addition, Dr. Gross is the former Senior Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology (JCSP).
Dr. Gross received his doctorate degree in Combined Clinical and School Psychology from Kean University, and he completed his predoctoral internship at West Virginia University (WVU) with a special emphasis in sport psychology. Dr. Gross also completed a year of training at Mt. Sinai’s Eating & Weight Disorders program. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Psychological Studies, and Sport Psychology Certificate from Seton Hall University. He is an active member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)
Brad Fechter, PsyD,
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Brad Fechter is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of New Jersey (NJ License # 4200) and Clinical Neuropsychologist. In his work at TriState SportPsych, Dr. Fechter utilizes mindfulness- and acceptance-based interventions to enhance performance and improve the overall psychological well-being of athletes. He enjoys working with athletes from youth to professional levels who are motivated to work on mental aspects of their game to maximize potential. Given his neuropsychology background, he also has extensive experience working with athletes in the area of head trauma.
Dr. Fechter received his doctorate degree in Combined Clinical and School Psychology from Kean University and his Bachelor’s in Psychology from Princeton University, where he played Division I soccer for four years. Sports have always played an integral role in Dr. Fechter’s life. He played club soccer at the Players Development Academy, where his team was consistently ranked in the top #10 in the country, and high school soccer at The Pingry School where he won county and state championships. In between Princeton and graduate school, he coached soccer at PDA and Pingry and spent a winter in Colorado, snowboarding 100 days throughout the season.