Leigh Weinraub, the founder of Mind in Motion, combines her background in coaching and counseling with a passion for health in her multi-dimensional therapy practice. A healthy lifestyle, appreciation of nature, passion for movement and dedication to helping others inspired her to found Mind in Motion in 2007.
As a competitor, Leigh was a top nationally-ranked junior tennis player and a full scholarship athlete for the Big 10 championship Northwestern tennis team. Leigh’s background playing at the highest levels provides her with a sound foundation of the principles of performance enhancement and stress management. Because of this foundation, Leigh has the ability to help others execute in high-pressure situations and understands how to motivate top-tier individuals and groups.
Her passion for sports led her to a career as the tennis coach at Dartmouth College and at Northwestern University. While coaching at Northwestern, Leigh led the team to four Big Ten championships and the #3 ranking in the nation. She has over ten years of experience coaching individuals and teams to maximize success, enhance performance and develop the self-awareness to improve. As sports are a metaphor for life, Leigh helps her clients develop skills that apply to life including body awareness, concentration, overcoming fear and trusting intuition, thus facilitating clients to perform at their highest levels in work, in sport, and in life.
Leigh received her Master’s degree in counseling psychology from Northwestern University. She believes in a client-centered approach that provides guidance, enlightenment and support to help clients grow. Her extensive training in Positive Psychology, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and her cognitive-behavioral approach provides Leigh with a wealth of therapeutic options that allow her to offer an individualized program for each client.
It is time to embrace the power of today and commit to the movement of becoming even stronger in mind and body. We owe it to ourselves and to each other, and we each deserve the chance to get the most out of life. I am wholeheartedly dedicated to encourage, support, and inspire you to make every day count.