Training Speaker Joseph Parent

Joseph Parent

Renowned Sports Psychologist, PGA Tour Instructor and Author of Zen Golf

  • Speaker's U.S. Fee Range
    $10,001 - $20,000 i
  • Languages Spoken
  • Travels From
    California, USA

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Joseph Parent’s Key Accomplishments Include . . .

Dr. Joe Parent is a world-renowned expert in Performance Psychology, working with athletes, actors, artists, and executives. He offers a unique blend of modern western psychology and ancient eastern wisdom, helping people in all walks of life achieve success through peak performance principles.

A distinguished PGA TOUR and LPGA Sports Psychologist/Instructor, Dr. Parent has worked with major champions and many other top professionals. He has the singular distinction of coaching both a man (Vijay Singh) and a woman (Cristie Kerr) to reach the #1 World Ranking. Golf Digest Magazine includes Dr. Parent in their list of “Top Mental Game Experts in the World.”

His first book, the #1 best-seller ZEN GOLF: Mastering the Mental Game, has over a million copies in print, digital, and audio formats world-wide in ten different languages.  Golf Digest reviewers call it “highly original and exciting, a book that has become a classic. One of the best golf books of all time.” He has also gotten rave reviews for his recent works, ZEN TENNIS: Playing in the Zone, THE BEST DIET BOOK EVER: The Zen of Losing Weight, and A WALK IN THE WOOD: Meditations on Mindfulness with a Bear Named Pooh.

Dr. Parent offers his cutting-edge insights for interpersonal communication through executive/performance coaching and keynote speeches, made at corporate events hosted by companies such as Emerson Electric, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Bank of America, Tessco Technologies, Merrill Lynch, Pimco, Charles Schwab, Fidelity Investments, CBRE, Dreyfus, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, TransAmerica, MedAssets, and the World Presidents Organization, among many others.

He has been featured on ESPN, NBC, CBS, ABC, Headline News, and HBO Sports, as well as many appearances on The Golf Channel. Dr. Parent has coached Ray Romano, Kevin James, George Lopez, Anthony Anderson, Malcolm McDowell, Michael Bolton, Robby Krieger (The Doors), Kenny G, Michael O’Keefe (Danny Noonan in Caddyshack), James Worthy, Byron Scott, Marcus Allen, Oscar de la Hoya, and Alonzo Mourning, among many top celebrity and star athlete golfers.

Dr. Parent teaches in southern California at the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa Resort. He also offers lessons and executive coaching by telephone, Skype or Facetime to students all over the world. For more information, please visit his website at


Testimonials 3

  • “Your program was full of great ideas to help our advisors grow as people and professionals. It was a real hit.”

    David Hausdorff

    Vice President, Merrill Lynch

  • “Doc has been a great influence on my mental game. He has given me very effective methods for working with thoughts and emotions. It really helps, and you’re going to enjoy it!”

    Vijay Singh

    Masters and PGA Champion

  • “We admire Dr. Joe and appreciate the lessons he has taught us in golf and life through his friendship and his writings. He conveys his wisdom to all in a simple and beautiful manner.”

    Jack and Barbara Nicklaus

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