For the past 20 years, Dr Mark Elliott’s mental training expertise has been helping teams, individual athletes and coaches across the world, international, professional and elite amateur levels perform at their peak.
Mark is a chartered sport psychologist and Director of Elliott Counselling and Psychological Services Ltd. He possesses a Doctor of Psychology degree (PsyD) as well as both a master’s and bachelor’s degree in psychology. He is also an Associate Fellow of The British Psychological Society.
Mark has worked with performers from over twenty different sports. Amongst his clients he lists: European Tour golfers; International and British & Irish Lions’ rugby players; Olympic and Paralympic athletes; professional footballers and clubs; pro ice hockey teams; boxers and mixed martial artists; and, senior county teams and individual performers from Gaelic sports. He has also acted as sport psychology consultant to the Sports Institute Northern Ireland (SINI).
Considered Ireland’s top sport psychologist, Mark has helped his clients to break records and to win tournaments at national, international and world levels. He has gained considerable coverage across the national print and broadcast media and regularly conducts seminars and workshops in sport psychology. It is telling that many of his prominent clients have publically endorsed his work.
Wherever there’s a performance setting, Mark is there to help. Accordingly, he has also been consulted by entrepreneurs, business executives, sales people, fire-fighters, lawyers and physicians.
Mark feels privileged to have worked with some of the best performers on the planet. He has learned so much from his clients, and the writing of his book Facing Frankenstein was inspired by these incredible people. He wanted to give something back, to pass on essential knowledge and a practical know-how that really would really work and endure.
Mark lives in Dromore, County Down, Northern Ireland, with his wife Alison and sons, James and Matthew.