“If you have awareness, and you have this ability to regulate mood states and thinking, you have this mental agility, and then you have this ability to cultivate character and then connect deeply… you really have this life filled with this positive optimism. Hopefulness. That’s incredible, that’s really incredible. That in a nutshell is resilience. I would want everybody to have that kind of intelligence in their life. And apply it to every aspect of their life, whether it be health, or eating, or sleeping, or relationships or career or being an elite athlete, or being a cameraman at a high school game. It doesn’t really matter. The resilience is what’s going to give you that freedom, that real joy in life, that fulfillment that we’re all looking for.” - Dr. Joe Janesz
Joseph Janesz, PhD, is an Associate Staff and Director of the Outpatient Executive and Professional Program at Cleveland Clinic. He has been a Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor, lecturer, author and national Consultant for the past 30 years.
Dr. Janesz completed his undergraduate work at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and received his PhD degree from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. His training includes couples and group therapy, performance enhancement and sports psychology, executive coaching and management and organizational consulting.
He consults with a wide range of clients in the medical, legal, financial, sports and entertainment fields and has been a Consultant to the National Football League for the past 20 years and a key player in the first NFL Players Assistance Program -- the Cleveland Browns "Inner Circle Program."
Dr. Janesz played an integral role in my own training as I prepared for the CrossFit Games. It was a pleasure to re-connect with him to learn more about his approach for helping individuals become their own personal best self and how anyone can have a Champion mindset.
*Dr. Janesz’s Bio was adapted from clevelandclinic.org
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