Dr. Jay Lee-Nair is a performance psychologist who helps UFIT Clinic in realising its goal of providing comprehensive and holistic services to both local and international patients. She focuses on providing psychological support and mental skills training, nourishing and training the minds of patients to sharpen their focus and efficiency in training as well as reduce performance anxiety and achieve greater self-confidence. She believes that achieving optimum mental health is crucial for anyone who desires to raise their standard of performance and strive under pressure.
Dr. Nair, whose specialty sports are swimming, golf, and gymnastics, was educated in the United States and Australia. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Washington State University and her Masters of Psychology from California State University in the United States. She then completed her PhD in Sport and Exercise Psychology from the University of Western Australia.
Dr. Nair, who is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia, was the sports psychologist for Singapore sailing women’s 49erFX Olympic campaign. She is also an adjunct assistant professor at the National University of Singapore and author of the book entitled: An Examination of Maladaptive and Adaptive Perfectionism in Exercise: Does Perfectionism Energise or Compromise One’s Exercise Endeavours? In addition, she co-authored book chapters in the latest edition of the Handbook of Health and Well-being and Routledge’s new International Handbook of Golf Science, which is set to be released in 2017.
Dr. Nair is also a regular contributing writer on performance and well-being topics for various magazines including Run, Pro Tour Golf College, and Golf/Women Magazine.
UFIT Clinic brings together various experts from a range of different disciplines under one roof to provide multidisciplinary care so patients can overcome every obstacle that keeps them from living a happy, healthy, and pain-free life. Its team of physiotherapists and massage therapists work together with nutritionists and psychologists to nourish both the mind and body, which the clinic believes is the key to achieve a happier, better quality of life.