Testimonials
"Dr. Thompson has an unusual depth of passion, knowledge, insight, empathy, and vision. He cares deeply (and) sets high standards leavened with humor and understanding for those who strive to do their best. You would be hard pressed to find a better coach."
Terry PlattPh.D, Nationally ranked Masters Swimmer
"Peter Thompson's talk to our team was outstanding. He spoke our team's language and his presentation was very well received by all team members and coaches. I look forward to bringing Peter back next year."
George KennedyJohns Hopkins University. 5x NCAA Coach of the Year. Fortune Magazines Top 50 Leaders in 2013.
“On numerous occasions I found myself speaking to Dr. Thompson about personal dilemma’s and relying on his wisdom and advice. It is rare to find a coach who genuinely respects and is concerned with each individual. Pete will grace you with his positive attitude, encouragement and passion.”
Jennifer Nolan, MD.
“Pete has taught me a completely different way to live. He taught me how to believe in myself, to hold my head up high and remain confident…He is more than a coach. He has enabled me to grow as a person.”
Lauren TierneyValedictorian, Garnet Valley High School, Ithaca College
“In my experience as both the coordinator of the department and as a supervisor of counseling interns, no one with whom I have come in contact surpasses Peter’s counseling and consultation skills.”
Catherine CepisDirector of Guidance, GVSD
“Being coached by Dr. Pete Thompson was truly a privilege. His techniques were instrumental in helping me achieve my potential as an athlete and I benefited enormously from our discussions about team work, confidence, and getting in a state of flow.”
Chris FredricksonUniversity of Roc ’14
“I feel I’m a better person for what you have taught me. Without your support I don’t think I would have made it to where I am now”
Stacey Haddock
“Time after time Dr. Thompson has availed himself to be that “bridge over troubled water” for my daughter. He helped her surface her own self worth in realizing her individuality. He has a way of helping one re-build self-esteem and helping one believe in oneself.”
Bonnie DixonParent, Octorara Area School District
“You had so many amazing and encouraging ideas to share with us. I am definitely more positive and focused about what I am able to do and accomplish.”
Sarah ReedSyracuse University/UMLY/University of Delaware
“It’s great. This course is a lot of help. I feel more focused, and know what I want to get out of my performance.”
Ryan KolynychGrade 9, Emory University
"Through Dr. Thompson's guidance I became a stronger leader and swimmer, and he enhanced my ability to manage my time and relationships on and off the pool deck. He helped me to realize my full potential and motivated me to achieve my goals."
Adam BossertCoSIDA NCAA Academic All-American, University of Rochester
"When I first met Pete in 2008 I had no idea that years later I would consider him one of the most important and powerful mentors in my life. I cannot recommend Pete highly enough. His professional voice would be a valuable resource for anyone wishing to improve confidence, self-esteem, athletic performance, happiness, and motivation in life."
Val AtwoodNCAA Division III Academic All-American, University of Rochester, University of Texas, Austin
“Dr. Thompson is one of the greatest people I have ever met. His confidence in me and in my ability allowed me to reach goals I never thought were possible. Pete never put a limit on what I was capable of and has always been someone I could turn to for support and encouragement or if I ever need someone to ...
Lauren BaileyNCAA Division III All-American Swimmer & Academic All-American, University of Rochester
“Kudos to an outstanding in-service yesterday. The content of your presentation and the effective way you involved staff were impressive. Your methods and modeling were exemplary.”
Marjorie DelBelloEd.D, Assistant Superintendent, GVSD

Meet Dr. Pete!

Hi. I am Dr. Pete Thompson. My services for adolescents and young adults include both Performance and Personal Leadership related Coaching in support of you living your best possible life. When appropriate and desired my services also include hypnosis sessions for those wishing to maximize potential, gain self-confidence, and/or manage unhealthy habits.

In addition to my private practice I serve as the Performance Consultant for the athletic department at SUNY Geneseo, and as an Adjunct Instructor in Positive Psychology and Sport Psychology courses at two universities.

If you have interest and the desire to maximize your performance, overcome obstacles, eliminate fear and self-doubt, gain self-confidence, overcome blocks, or build your motivation, please know that I am personally committed to your success, and will dedicate myself to providing you with the most up-to-date, and empirically based strategies designed to help you flourish in your life… Learn More