DR. KAREN MACNEILL, PH.D.
Dr. MacNeill is a registered psychologist with over fifteen year of experience in the helping profession. She holds a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of British Columbia, and is a member of the College of Alberta Psychologists and the Canadian Sport Psychology Association.
With an expertise in performance psychology, Dr. MacNeill is committed to helping elite athletes, leaders, and organizations reach their full potential by providing performance consultation, workshops, and keynotes presentations pertaining to performance, leadership, and team effectiveness. Her action-orientated and collaborative approach allows athletes and leaders to stay focused on task and execute in demanding, ever changing contexts.
Dr. MacNeill has firsthand knowledge of the attributes required to achieve and sustain peak performance. She competed at the international level in sport, and has worked with high performance athletes and Olympians since 1998. She attended the Winter Olympics in 2002 and 2010 in capacity of Mental Performance Consultant. At the 2010 Olympics, she was Manager of Sport Psychology Services for VANOC’s medical team. Dr. MacNeill also worked with athletes who won Olympic gold and silver medals while competing at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
Dr. MacNeill is an established facilitator and speaker, delivering workshops to the Haskayne School of Business executive education program, and providing the keynote speech to aspiring leaders at the Young Women of Influence event in Calgary, Her career achievements and volunteer efforts have been publically recognized as she was a recipient of the 2010 Avenue Top 40 Under 40 award.
Dr. MacNeill’s academic background and applied experience blend well, providing her with a strength for training others to achieve high levels of personal and performance excellence.