BRAND Yourself with Dr. Kensa Gunter, Licensed Psychologist and Certified Mental Performance Consultant

Dr. Kensa Gunter is a licensed psychologist (Georgia) and a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).

In her Atlanta based private practice, she provides individual counseling, sport psychology services, and consultation services to various organizations. Dr. Gunter has worked with the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) and the Atlanta Dream (WNBA) as well as athletes from a variety of levels (e.g., high school, collegiate, & professional) and non-athletic populations.  She also provides workshops and lectures both locally and nationally.

She’s passionate about helping people and working to decrease the stigma around mental health that exists within society and particularly within athletic & African-American communities.  She serves in various professional organizations and is also listed on the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry.

In this interview, Kensa and Cindra talk about:

  • The 3 prongs of her philosophy & how they are tied to her business name
  • How her biggest failure opened another world
  • How you can BRAND yourself
  • Why it’s important to maximize the present moment
  • What high performers do differently


You can find more about Kensa at: and on twitter @drkensa and Cindra on Twitter at @Mentally_Strong.



“Sometimes blessings and opportunity come packaged in the unexpected.” @drkensa
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“The path to success is not a straight path.” @drkensa
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“The best learn from the past but don’t live in it. They prepare for the future but don’t worry about it.” @drkensa
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“It’s important to have the strength to grow because growth can be difficult sometimes, growth can hurt and growth can push us, but growth is necessary.” @drkensa
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“It’s your responsibility to do whatever you can to own and create the experience you want.” @drkensa
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