Lisa Joy Tuttle, MA, BCC, NBC-HWC

Lead Clinician, Coaching and Group Programs for ADHD Adults
Clinical Services for Adult ADHD at the Perelman School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry

Since 2014, Lisa Joy Tuttle has provided executive skills coaching, career coaching, and health+wellness coaching, and led her popular evidence-based Mindful Self-Management® executive skills coaching groups in partnership with the Penn Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program.

Ms. Tuttle has a Master’s degree in Applied Psychology and training in cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based approaches. She is a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach via the National Board of Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) and National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) and a certified career coach via the Edge Foundation. Her team’s research on outcomes of ADHD coaching across the lifespan has been recognized by the Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference of Harvard Medical School and published in the journals Pediatric Nursing (2017) and the Journal of Post-secondary Education and Disability (2018), and featured in The Guide to ADHD Coaching (2018). Ms. Tuttle is a PhD Candidate at the California Institute of Integral Studies, researching the experiences of ADHD adults in their pursuit of a doctoral degree.

Featured Publications

Tuttle, L. J. (2021, February). Evidence-based coaching for adults with ADHD. Attention

Ahmann, E., Saviet, M., & Tuttle, L. J. (2018). ADHD coaching outcomes: What does the research say? [Chapter 5]. In A. Graham (Ed.), The guide to ADHD coaching. Motivational Press.

Ahmann, E., Tuttle, L. J., Saviet, M., & Wright, S. D. (2018). A descriptive review of ADHD coaching research: Implications for college students. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 31(1), 17–39.

Ahmann, E., Saviet, M., & Tuttle, L. J. (2017). Interventions for ADHD in children and teens: A focus on ADHD coaching. Pediatric Nursing, 43(3), 121–131.

Featured in the Press

Managing A.D.H.D. is hard. These coaches want to help. New York Times, October 22, 2021.

Symposium showcases effectiveness of ADHD coaching at APSARD 2018. APSARD Blog, January 2, 2018.

ADHD in women: A lifetime of frustration, its cause easily missed. Philadelphia Inquirer, November 20, 2016.

New group program teaches self-management skills to adults with ADHD. Penn Medicine News Blog. June 20, 2014.

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