Dr. Steven Ungerleider, an author of six books, completed his undergraduate studies in psychology at The University of Texas at Austin, where he also competed as a collegiate gymnast. He holds masters and doctorate degrees from the University of Oregon and is a licensed psychologist at Integrated Research Services, Incorporated in Eugene, Oregon.
Ungerleider's books include: Beyond Strength (McGraw-Hill, 1991 with co-author Dr. Jacqueline Golding), Quest For Sucess (WRS/Spence Publications, 1994), Mental Training For Peak Performance (Rodale Press, 1996), and Faust's Gold: Inside the East German Doping Machine (St.Martin's Press). Faust's Gold was honored in 2001 as top "sports book of the year" by Runner's World/Rodale Press.
Dr. Ungerleider is a member of the International Society for Olympic Historians, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and the American Psychological Association. He is also a founding trustee of Global Sports Development.
Ungerleider is the proud father of two very accomplished daughters; one a physician, now doing her residency in internal medicine, and the youngest a lawyer/MBA practicing commercial law in San Francisco.