Nina Rios-Doria, PhD, LPC


Nina Rios-Doria, PhD, is a Mental Performance coach, Licensed Professional Counselor, speaker, and author.

She received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of North Texas, a Masters degree in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University, and a PhD in Human Development from Texas Woman's University. Dr. Nina is a certified coach through the Executive Professional Coaching program at UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management.

She has been a Licensed Counselor for over 17 years and has now added Mental performance coaching to her practice and works with teams and athletes. This combination has allowed her to work in different ways depending on an athlete's needs.

She loves working with teams and helping coaches and players connect to create a deeper and more respectful relationship with one another. Leadership throughout the organization plays a big role on how a team connects. Dr. Nina is currently finishing her Masters degree in Leadership and Organizational Behavior at the University of Texas at Dallas. She has enjoyed this process and looks forward to working with more teams. She also is available to speak on topics related to mental health or the mental game of sports.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her hobbies include running and competing in triathlons. She completed her first 1/2 ironman in 2014 in Boulder, CO and ran her first marathon in Washington D.C. in 2015. She’ll be competing in her first spartan race in Dallas in June, 2019.

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