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Dr. Corey Yeager

Psychotherapist & Life Coach
Detroit Pistons

Dr Corey Yeager is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at the Doctoral level, focusing his therapeutic practice primarily serving the African American Community. Dr Yeager holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Metropolitan State University, a Master of Arts degree in Psychotherapy from Argosy University and a PhD in Family Social Science from The University of Minnesota. His research emphasis centers on better understanding the plight of African American relationships, while educating service organizations to utilize the family system context while facilitating meaningful change in both their personal and professional lives.

In his current role as the Psychotherapist for the Detroit Pistons, Corey is working within the merging of his two passions, athletics and therapy. In this role, Dr Yeager supports the overall organization from a systemic and contextual stance. Dr Yeager supports players, coaching staff and front office leadership in his conscientious, relational fashion. Dr Yeager employees the conceptualization of role clarity in his organizational endeavors as a way to build cohesiveness in a deep and intentional way.

Dr Yeager works diligently to facilitate the advancement of meaningful dialogue surrounding the subject of race and racism. It is in this culminating work that he finds another of his passions. Dr Yeager has done a vast array of facilitating these “courageous conversations” across the country, working within organizational systems to assess and address the climate and culture of these large systemic spaces. Outside of the NBA, some of his clients include The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), The Smithsonian Institute, The Gersh Agency and Lola Red. Dr Yeager is also a part of the Engage Speakers Bureau based in Los Angeles.

Dr Yeager currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his wife Carrie and four sons, Izaiah, Zach, Azrie and Terrance.

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