Coaching & Counselling

    Wellbeing & Performance

    Life & Career

    NiCE MiNDS - coaching and counselling for adults.

    NiCE MiNDS helps you be at your best, thrive, succeed and feel satisfied with your life.

    We are a new practice, established to focus on building wellbeing and performance outcomes for our clients. We work collaboratively with GP's, specialists, and HR executives in companies, to ensure our clients receive a wholistic approach to mental wellbeing and achieving their mental potential.

    Based in Nedlands, WA, we are easily accessible for clients from the Western Suburbs, UWA, the Hollywood Health precinct, Central Perth suburbs, CBD and West Perth.

  • Profiles

    Our Psychologists

    NiCE MiNDS Psychologists are all independent practitioners, working in a collaborative collective. Please contact your preferred Psychologist via mobile or email for a conversation about what services and approach you are seeking and who you might be best suited to work with at NiCE MiNDS.

    Performance, Potential, Purpose

    Jan works with anyone who wants to be at their best


    Jan Elsner is a Registered Psychologist, specialising in wellbeing and performance counselling, coaching and executive coaching.


    After 30 years in Melbourne, Jan has returned in 2019 to live in Perth and provides services in Nedlands, online via a telehealth platform, at corporate clients' offices, and occasionally in Melbourne.


    Jan has specialised in working with professionals at any career stage, including professional services, executive women, working mothers, medical specialists and various sports and arts performance professionals. Jan also has a special interest in women with cancer and career management when facing cancer. Jan is also set-up to work virtually with FIFO workers and remote clients.


    Jan integrates Strengths, Neurobiology, and Positive Psychology based approaches and uses neuro-technology and digital apps to help people tune-in to their own mental state and performance feedback data, and to learn how to tune-up their minds.


    Jan has served on a number of company coaching panels and loves collaborating with a variety of colleagues.


    In the corporate world, as an executive coach, Jan works with senior and future leaders on performance, transition, change and challenge, with a focus on individualised approaches to performance, thriving, success and satisfaction, across the career life-cycle.


    In private practice, Jan assists people to make positive decisions and transitions in life and career, plus works with people who know they want to tackle some mental habits that are getting in the way of being at their best, including stress, motivation, anxiety, focus (ADD/ ADHD) and depression.


    Jan has a 15-year career background in senior level roles including Big 4 management consulting, ASX top 50 Group HR, and digital start-ups, and is a fully Registered Psychologist (since 1986) who has worked as an executive, performance and wellbeing coach and advisor for another 20 years across government, listed, private and start-up companies as well as with private clients

    Live a Full, Rich and Meaningful Life

    After spending 6 years in Hong Kong and Sydney, Ellen has returned in 2018 to live in Perth. Ellen provides a compassionate and collaborative approach to the provision of psychological treatment for adults. Treatment is tailored to the needs of the individual and Ellen works to create an inclusive and regenerative experience for the client.

    Ellen is experienced in working with a wide range of psychological problems from depression and anxiety to anger, stress and trauma. She also has experience treating those experiencing relationship issues and people living with ADHD, Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorders, Gender and Identify issues and those suffering with long term health issues.

    Ellen has a unique ability to compassionately assist and resolve client difficulties in a new way for the client, allowing them to see their life and challenges differently. Apart from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Ellen Osmond draws on a range of useful approaches including Interpersonal Therapy and Schema Therapy. Ellen is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

  • NiCE MiNDS Services

    Psychology Services and Approaches

    talk to us about what approach might be best for you


    Performance, Potential, Purpose

    Life / Career / Leadership

    Coaching with NiCE MiNDS can assist you to: self-reflect; develop and pursue your own personal agenda for growth and development; work on building mental skills; develop and change mental habits; evaluate options in life, relationships, career; make decisions; and simply to have a sounding board in your corner to help you to pursue your own best life.


    Mental Wellbeing for Life

    Counselling at NiCE MiNDS brings the science of mental wellbeing to life, with practical approaches to help you thrive. We embrace a wellness model, and not an illness model, when it comes to mental health. We help you to build a personalised toolkit of approaches to feel alive, well and in charge of your life. Whether its the troubles and stresses of everyday life; depression, anxiety, trauma, or grief; coping issues - relationships / family / kids / work / study; ADD/ADHD; or dealing with illness and cancer, we are there to guide and support you.

    Executive Coaching

    Leadership / Talent / Performance

    Presence / Perspective / Emotion / Impact

    Executive Coaching can assist professionals to perform to their highest potential; grapple with personal or work issues, career ambitions and agendas; tackle inevitable politics; make effective career transitions; and feel satisfied with the juggle of work and life.

    Focus and Performance

    Workshops and Mind-Lab sessions

    Tune in / Tune Up

    NiCE MiNDS founding Psychologist, Jan Elsner, is at the forefront of teaching skills for mental wellbeing, such as mindfulness, and uses some of the latest neuro-tech devices and apps to help clients track and shift their mental and emotional patterns to enhance mental wellbeing and performance. Jan works with elite performers from sport, the arts and business... and simply anyone who wants to be at their best! Call to discuss individual sessions and workshops (coming soon).

  • FEES - our Psychologists set their own fees.
    Please discuss your fees directly with your Psychologist.



    Cancellations require 2 full working days notice (Monday to Friday) to avoid a full cancellation fee. Personal emergencies may be considered for partial cancellation fee.

    Medicare - counselling (eg depression, anxiety)

    You may be eligible for a referral from your GP for a Medicare Mental Health Care Plan. This will enable you to receive a Medicare rebate of $84.80 per counselling session for up to 10 sessions per year. Please discuss this with your GP or Psychologist to see if you are eligible.

    Private Health Cover - counselling

    You may be eligible for a rebate through your private health insurer. Please check directly with your private health insurance company.

    Private Tax Deductions - coaching

    You may want to ask your accountant if your career associated coaching fees can be considered a professional development expense for tax purposes.


    Get in touch

    Please leave a message below or call your selected Psychologist directly on their mobile number

    Jan Elsner - 0411 108 534

    Ellen Osmond - 0431 744 846


    email - hello@niceminds.com.au


    Parking - please park on the upper level of Broadway Fair Shopping Centre and walk straight through to our rooms on the top level. Remember to get a parking permit -your first hour of parking is free. For initial and longer appointments, please ask us for a temporary parking permit to enable you to park for free for during your session.

    NiCE MiNDS
    Suite 12A, Broadway Fair
    88 Broadway, Nedlands, WA, 6009, Australia