Dr. Raymond J. Petras, B.E., M.A., Ph.D.

Sports Psychology, Pain Doctor, Hypnosis, Concussion Treatment
Sports Psychology, Pain Doctor, Hypnosis, Concussion Treatment


Dr. Raymond J. Petras is a highly respected and sought-after sports psychology consultant, mental trainer, pain management doctor and injury specialist and self-hypnosis expert. His demonstrations during lectures and seminars captivate the audience.

Dr. Petras provides sports psychology and mental training, using self-hypnosis and other techniques, to individuals, athletes, sport teams, coaches, business professionals and others. These athletes, sports teams and organizations utilize Dr. Petras’ techniques to achieve peak performance, change behavior, control weight and smoking, safely eliminate pain and speed healing.

Dr. Petras is the developer of a highly effective, non-invasive, cutting-edge injury, pain management technique called PsychoNeuro Pain Response™ (PNPR™) also called Talking Away Pain™ (TAP™).

Research studies, at the University of Ottawa, Canada and with the City of St. Paul, MN, confirm that the PNPR™ technique is safe, able to reduce healing time and improve functionality. In working with concussion symptoms, Dr. Petras has observed that the PNPR™ technique is safe and effective.

For over 26 years, Dr. Petras has taught sport psychology to the young, high school and collegiate athletes as well as professional and elite athletes sports. Some of the sports represented include NBA, MLB, PGA, LPGA, NFL, USA Track & Field, USA Archery, USA Alpine Skiing, USA Speed Skating, Hockey (Canadian Major Jr, Italian National/Olympic Team) and more.

Dr. Petras is the former Sports Medicine and Development Chair for USATF/MN, a valued pain management doctor for Schwan’s USA Soccer Cup and various World Cup Speed Skating events.

Unique Twist

Dr. Petras’ technique for teaching sports psychology for peak performance includes a unique twist. When an athlete is injured he uses the injury and pain as a tool to enhance performance.

Although Dr. Petras resides in Scottsdale, Arizona he consults with individuals, athletes, coaches, teams and organizations from all over the USA and world. He is a pioneer in tele-sports psychology and tele-health for athletes. Much of Dr. Petras’ work maybe undertaken over-the-phone. Of course, this is of great benefit to athletes who travel.


Arizona Physical Therapy - 2017 Spring Conference
May 6, 2017, Phoenix, AZ
Topic: Talking Away Pain™ (TAP™)
also called
PsychoNeuro Pain Response™ (PNPR™)

For A Presentation, Demonstration, Private Consult-Contact

Dr. Raymond J. Petras, B.E., M.A., Ph.D.
Sports Psychology, Pain Doctor, Hypnosis
P.O. Box 5295
Scottsdale, AZ 85261-5295

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