Let’s Go Get Better
The Science of Better
More than 2 billion people worldwide face brain-based health and productivity challenges; and more than 70% of people have stress that impacts their mental or physical health, while $4 trillion in global wellness spending indicates people want solutions to help them get better.
NESTRE™ Health & Performance is a mental and cognitive strength training and solutions company that leverages neuroscience and AI/Machine Learning technology to personalize how people get better, feel better, and perform better.
NESTRE offers proprietary Neuroplasticity Strength Training and is the first NEuro-STREngth company to leverage the science of neuroplasticity, which states that the brain can change and is in a constant state of changing, learning, responding, and adapting. At NESTRE, you can tap into your own ability to heal, recover, and strengthen yourself both mentally and cognitively.
NESTRE’s solutions are results-driven and successfully utilized by elite performers including NFL athletes and coaches, Olympians, and business executives.
This is Personal
NESTRE’s CEO & Founder, Dr. Tommy Shavers, created a model of self-recovery and successfully healed himself from decade–long mental and cognitive impairment and decline after suffering career ending concussions as a collegiate football player.
Once he achieved what doctors deemed impossible, he aimed to create an efficient and scalable model to help others get better in the areas of brain health, mental wellness, and human performance. This breakthrough led to his discovery of the established science of neuroplasticity.
Dr. Shavers and the team at NESTRE are on a mission to change the narrative around mental health and cognitive performance and build a better world with the human in mind.
“NESTRE can be a game changer for MLB Players and Organizations.”
“NESTRE brain training is a real workout. Through a few days of my strength training sessions, I was able to unlock new paths of thought, which made my decision making clearer and more decisive.
“NESTRE brain training is a real workout. Through a few days of my strength training sessions, I was able to unlock new paths of thought, which made my decision making clearer and more decisive. With NESTRE’s brain training, I am able to get insight on what’s going on inside my mind in real-time.”
“As a retired Army veteran, I spent several years deployed. Among those deployments, I experienced traumatic brain injuries due to two separate incidents from Improvised Explosive Devices (IE
“As a retired Army veteran, I spent several years deployed. Among those deployments, I experienced traumatic brain injuries due to two separate incidents from Improvised Explosive Devices (IED). This resulted in several different mental problems, the most severe problem being the inability to focus, it felt like a mental block stopping my mind from processing anything in a timely manner. My memory was also an issue as I could not remember certain things from my past.
After receiving the NESTRE training, it felt as if the mental block was removed, and a window had opened in my mind. I can see, process, and communicate information in a timely manner. My energy levels started to increase, and I was in a happier place. It’s amazing how four days of training has transformed me. I’m looking forward to continuing my training and becoming the me, I used to be!”
“I am a former college athlete for the University of Central Florida and Notre Dame. During my time in college football, I sustained three concussions. I was eventually disqualified for concu
“I am a former college athlete for the University of Central Florida and Notre Dame. During my time in college football, I sustained three concussions. I was eventually disqualified for concussions and my whole world changed. I felt as If I was broken from the inside and out. My self esteem and confidence were low as they’d ever been, and I was also having tension headaches and neck pain. When my tension headaches would set in, it would affect my cognitive ability and my emotions. I felt lost, hopeless, and just broken in general.
Before training at NESTRE, my mind was in shambles. I was in constant pain, my motivation and confidence was at all time low, and my cognitive ability felt slow and out of focus. Today I am blessed to say those things that I was experiencing are in the past. My motivation and confidence are at an all time high. I am in the best physical shape I have ever been in. My mind is sharper and more clear. My pain has also reduced significantly.
I went from feeling like a lost and broken person, to an inspired and unbreakable person. I highly recommend and encourage anyone experiencing what I was suffering, to tryout NESTRE. You’re not alone and there is help that can make you 10 times better. They changed my life for the better and can do the same for you.”
NESTRE's groundbreaking app in development provides a premium digital environment to better both the mind and the brain. It uses algorithms and technology for training modalities, and delivers personalized training based on an individual's NESTRE mindset profile to achieve betterment in health, wellness and performance.
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Dr. Tommy Shavers
Founder & CEO
President of Shavers Consulting. 10 years of Organizational Leadership & High-Profile Behavior Experience. NFL/NCAA Behavior and Performance Consultant. Former Captain Football Player for the University of Central Florida (UCF) and creator of the NESTRE Model. [More]
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Co-Founder & Chief Health and Performance Innovation Officer
NCAA Division 1 basketball athlete with 2 NCAA Tournament appearances. 7 years in the NFL with 2 pro-bowl selections. Speaks for groups and organizations on topics in neuroscience, mental health, wellness, and performance. An advisory board member for the Society for NeuroSports and the Football Player Health Study at Harvard. [More]
Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg
Chief Scientific Officer
World-renown Neuropsychologist, NYU Dept of Neurology Clinical Professor, and Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology. Author of The Executive Brain, Frontal Lobes And The Civilized Mind; and contributor for the book What Makes a Champion. [More]
Dr. Tommy Shavers
Dr. Tommy Shavers, Founder & CEO of NESTRE Health & Performance
Dr. Tommy Shavers is the Founder and CEO of NESTRE Health & Performance, a solutions-based company focused on improving and strengthening mental and cognitive fitness, to help the mind and brain perform, react and respond at its highest level. NESTRE is the first NEuro-STREngth company to leverage the science of neuroplasticity, which refers to the brain’s ability to change through growth and reorganization, with AI/Machine Learning to successfully apply a proprietary training method in the areas of brain health, mental wellness and cognitive human performance.
Dr. Shavers created a model of self-recovery and successfully healed himself from a decade-long mental and cognitive impairment and decline after suffering multiple career-ending concussions as a Division I college football player. Once he achieved what was deemed impossible, he aimed to create an efficient and scalable model to help others get better in the areas of brain health, mental wellness and cognitive performance. This breakthrough led to his discovery of the established science of neuroplasticity.
Dr. Shavers brings more than 10 years of organizational leadership and high-profile behavioral training experience to the company. He has spent the past decade consulting with college and professional sports as an NFL/NCAA behavioral consultant, as well as working with high-profile/high-performance individuals and organizations in the areas of performance, leadership, culture, and behavior. His client list of elite performers includes NFL athletes and coaches, medical professionals and business executives.
Dr. Shavers conducts NFL Rookie Symposiums and NCAA player conduct trainings in the areas of sexual assault, athlete behavior, and domestic violence. He is a former college professor, radio show host and TV guest expert. He has been featured in Bloomberg, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Thrive Global and Authority magazine. He is the author of The Next CEO, None of the Above and Man Made Man, and has published works in the areas of social status, power and athlete behavior.
He also serves as the Sports & Health Chair for the Global Health Catalyst Summit, as a board member for the Society for NeuroSports, and is the creator of the HI-R Cognitive Performance Model™, HI-R Cognitive Performance Cycle™, and the NESTRE Training Model™.
Dr. Shavers was a 3-year letter-winner and football team captain at the University of Central Florida (UCF) where he also served as the athletics program’s first Life Skills Coordinator. He has earned a B.A. in Organizational Communication and M.A. in Interpersonal Communication from UCF, M.A. in Biblical Studies from Ambridge University, and a D.M. in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix.
Dr. Shavers is married to his high school sweetheart, Tomica. They have been married for 25 years and have three children. Through his own personal experiences and life journey, he is passionate about giving back to underserved communities and helping individuals from all backgrounds reach their highest potential.
Elkhonon Goldberg, PH.D, Chief Scientific Officer of NESTRE Health & Performance
Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., is an author, scientist, educator, and clinician, internationally renowned for his clinical work, research, writings and teaching in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience. He is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at New York University School of Medicine. Diplomate of The American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology and Director of Luria Neuroscience Institute. A student and close associate of the great neuropsychologist Alexandr Luria, Elkhonon Goldberg has continued and advanced his scientific and clinical tradition.
Julius Thomas, Co-Founder & Chief Health and Performance Innovation Officer of NESTRE Health & Performance
Julius Thomas is an elite athlete, speaker, performance coach, researcher, and has a doctorate in clinical health psychology from Nova Southeastern University.
During a seven-year stint in the NFL, Julius was a two-time Pro-Bowler after a successful collegiate career as an NCAA Division I basketball player, where his team made two appearances in the NCAA Tournament.
Julius has published academic articles, speaks on topics in neuroscience, mental health, wellness, and performance, and is also an advisory board member for the Society for NeuroSports and the Football Player Health Study at Harvard.
DISCLAIMER: NESTRE does not offer medical diagnosis or treatment advice to any person or organization. NESTRE makes no claims that it can cure any conditions. If you take prescription medications for any condition, you should consult with your physician before discontinuing use of such medications. NESTRE services are not intended to treat any medical conditions and are only marketed as enhancing general wellness.