Chantale Lussier

Mental Performance Consultant


Proven game changer in mental health literacy, mental skills training, and optimal mental performance.  Architect of sustainable excellence.  Disruptor, innovator, team player.

Dr. Lussier is the Founder & CEO of Elysian Insight, mental performance solutions.  A highly sought after specialist in her field, and Professional Member for the Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA) & the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Chantale has worked with hundred of nationally and internationally ranked competitive, elite and pro athletes (NHL, CFL), as well as military and emergency service professionals (police, fire, first responders, etc).

A graduate of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, she enjoyed a 12-year career as a professional dance artist (stage, film, television, sports entertainment in CFL, IBA, NL), choreographer, teacher, and artistic director.  Earning a B.A. (honours) in psychology, an M.A. in human kinetics (sport psychology), and a PhD in education (psycho-pedagogy), she brings expertise to adult learning and training environments.

The go-to Mental Performance Consultant for the Ottawa’s Professional Hockey Team (NHL) for years, she supported Hockey Canada’s Women’s U18 National Team to 3 gold medals & a silver medal at the IIHF’s World Championships.  She has worked as Mental Performance Specialist for Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare (CFMWS) and Manager of Programming and Advisor Lead for the Canadian Olympic Committee’s Game Plan total athlete wellness program.  As Mental Performance Specialist for Equestrian Canada, she worked with athletes in jumping, dressage, and para-dressage in preparation for the 2017 World Equestrian Games (WEG) testing event.  Noteworthy, she worked with the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks, supporting the team to a winning 2018 Eastern Finals Championship and Grey Cup appearance.  Chantale contributes significantly to numerous NCAA & Sports teams’ successes, including Carleton University Ravens, and a growing roster of individual and organizational clients in pro sports.

A kidney cancer survivor, her personal motto is “Less Kidney, More Heart”, and informs both her professional and personal outlook in life.  She is passionate about enhancing mental health literacy, striving for optimal mental performance, supporting healthy transitions, and fostering a culture of sustainable excellence.  Knowledgeable and innovative, she has been called a “game changer” by her clients.  She brings a level of actionable strategies, care, dedication and loyalty that is unmatched in the industry.