Jared Tendler, M.S., LMHC, was a mental game coach for golfers on the PGA and LPGA tours before he became the leading mental game expert in poker. He now coaches some of the top players in poker and more than 150 other professionals from around the world. Jared’s groundbreaking methods have also helped thousands more through his training videos, articles, and forum Q&As. He is also a featured coach for DragtheBar.com, and writes monthly instructional articles for WPT Magazine and Poker Pro Europe.
Jared earned a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University, and became a licensed mental health counselor prior to becoming a mental game coach in 2005.
Barry Carter is a poker player and journalist from the United Kingdom. He writes for PokerNews and several poker magazines, including Poker Pro and WPT Magazine. He would like to make it known that his role in this book was primarily to provide a poker player’s voice to Jared’s work—he didn’t create the theories themselves. He lives in Sheffield, England with his fiancée Gina and their dog Charlie. You can find out more at www.BarryCarterPoker.com.