Dr. Jay-Lee Nair | Psychologist, PhD Sport & Exercise Psychology

My focus is to provide psychological support to youth and adult individuals looking to raise their standard of performance and thrive under pressure with less stress and anxiety.

Skilled in the design and delivery of sport psychology support services to sport organisations in the form of group based mental skills training and individual consultations for athletes and coaches primarily in Swimming, Golf, and Gymnastics.

As a former USA NCAA Div-I, collegiate golf player with Academic All-American honours, I know what it takes to balance studies and sport at the elite level.

I also work extensively with psychological dilemmas in adults. I am experienced with adult ADHD, obsessive compulsive disorder, and perfectionism leading to anxiety and stress.

“In life and in sport we only have moments… pursue with passion, create with intensity and cherish always”

Recent Articles

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Is Your Child Lazy or Actually Suffering Burnout?

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Burnout in our youth is a very real and prominent dilemma. Times have changed for young student-athletes (8-15 years old), training regimes have progressively become more intense, international competition exposure is not uncommon, and competing demands of homework and tuition is ever increasing.
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The Australian International School gets into the Zone with Dr Jay-Lee Nair

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

The Athlete Development Program (ADP) at the Australian International School is one-of-a-kind in Singapore schools, offering student-athletes the opportunity to train and be coached on a path to university scholarships and elite level sport. This semester, the ADP students added a new form of training to their repertoire, making further strides through sport psychology training with Singapore Psychologist and fellow Aussie, Dr Jay-Lee Nair from Mental Notes Consulting. The program comprised a series of interactive group workshops designed by Dr Jay-Lee, specifically for adolescent student-athletes to learn mental skills to enhance their sport experience and performance.
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Birth Like an Athlete: Sport Psychology Techniques for Expecting Mums

October 20th, 2016|0 Comments

The context for this training might sound unusual in terms of the typical sport and performance zones of my work, but the training is actually very similar with the same goal in mind…To help expecting mums go through the process of their big event with an optimal state of mind and less stress, fear, and anxiety.
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Maximise your strengths to achieve your goals.
You must be in control of yourself before you can control your performance.
Mental skills training can enhance a student’s ability to focus, acquire time management skills, and perform when it counts with less stress and anxiety.
Learn how your pursuit of perfection can become your greatest asset instead of your biggest weakness.
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Dr Jay-Lee Nair is a sport and exercise psychologist for Mental Notes Consulting based In Singapore.
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