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Nyaka NiiLampti, PhD


Vice President, Wellness and Clinical Services

Dr. Nyaka NiiLampti is a licensed psychologist with more than fifteen years of clinical experience with organizations, sports teams, individuals, and families. Her research focuses on multiculturalism and mental health as they relate to issues of resiliency and success.

As vice president of Wellness and Clinical Services, Dr. NiiLampti heads the Total Wellness and Mental Health platforms. She plays a critical role in advancing Player Engagement’s mission to make a positive impact inside and outside the NFL family.

Dr. NiiLampti previously served as the Director of Player Wellness for the NFL Players Association (NFLPA). There, she educated players on all aspects of wellness, including mental health and substance abuse.

Before joining the NFLPA, Dr. NiiLampti was an assistant professor of psychology at Queens University of Charlotte, where she taught undergraduate courses in abnormal, developmental, and sport psychology, among others. She also served as the faculty athletic representative to the NCAA.

Dr. NiiLampti is a former track and field college student-athlete. She earned a PhD in clinical psychology from Temple University, a master’s degree in sports psychology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University.

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