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Sherbrooke, QC, Canada


Richard, PhD

Professional Affiliations:

Consultant, National Institute of Sport; Consultant, Cirque du Soleil; Researcher, National Circus School



Veronique Richard earned her doctoral degree in sport science from the University of Montreal then went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in sport psychology at Florida State University. Her research focuses on the effects of creativity enhancement on motor performance and psychological adaptation.

She is currently having a rich and varied performance psychology practice primarily working as a mental performance consultant with different Canadian national teams athletes. As a Mental Performance Advisor for Cirque du Soleil, Veronique Richard supports artists to optimize their performance and ensure their well-being. Additionally, she is an associate researcher at the Montreal National Circus School working on several creativity projects.

Finally, building on her research and applied experiences, she has designed a program to stimulate creativity which combines movement improvisation, creative problem solving and collective ideation. With this program, she has helped organizations around the world to create their next practice.


Additional Training:



English, French

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