Joining the Auburn family in October 2018, Dr. Adrian Ferrera provides individual mental health and performance counseling, crisis intervention, consultation and outreach on clinical issues important to student-athletes. He also develops performance enhancement workshops for small groups, coaches and teams.
Dr. Ferrera came to Auburn from the University of Washington, where he served as associate director of counseling and sport psychology. From 2014-17, he was a cognitive performance coach for U.S. Army Special Operations soldiers at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
After earning his master’s in counseling with an emphasis in sport psychology from Boston University, Ferrera earned his doctorate in sport and exercise psychology, and an additional master’s in counseling, from West Virginia University.
In this podcast, Adrian and Cindra talk about:
- His journey to Auburn
- How he has approached “failure” in his own life as an opportunity
- Why you should protect your pin number to your confidence bank
- How to have difficult conversations
- Process focused – Key messages that lead to Auburn men’s basketball run to the Final Four
You can find Dr. Ferrera at firstname.lastname@example.org