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Isaac Zur, Ph.D., MHC, CMPC, is a highly experienced sports and performance psychologist with over a decade of practice and teaching. He brings a unique perspective to his work, drawing on his experiences as an Israeli Special Forces veteran, a karate athlete, and a soccer goalie to help individuals and athletes build emotional resilience and perform well under pressure.

Dr. Zur is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and a Mental Health Counselor. He also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Lehman College, where he teaches in the exercise science program. Throughout his career, he has worked with individuals and athletes of all ages, backgrounds, and sports, including Olympians and professional athletes, helping them to reach their full potential.



  • Ph.D. in Sport - Health & Exercise Science (with an emphasis on Sports Psychology)

  • MSc. in Applied Sports and Exercise Psychology

  • M.S. in Mental Health Counseling

  • Board Certified in Biofeedback

  • Certified Mental Performance Consultant®


  • Director (private practice) -Consultation to athletes competing at different levels; Kids, high school, college, and pro. The training includes emotional control strategies, performance profiling, visualization, performance development, bio-feedback training, attention control training, routine development, goal setting, and more.

  • Psychotherapist at Herald Square Psychology, NYC.

  • Personalized recovery-oriented services (PROS) to individuals with mental illnesses  - Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Health Sciences - Lehman College, CUNY

  • Karate instructor, Saint Ann’s School, Brooklyn

  • Mental Training Specialist - Israel Defense Force, Counter-Terrorism Tactical Training Center

  • In-house Sports Psychologist for the Bney-Yehuda Soccer Club, one of the top youth academies in Tel-Aviv, Israel


  • Karate black belt 2nd Dan

  • Goalkeeper

  • Scuba diving certificate

  • Skydiving certificate (Grade B)

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