Lisa Joy Tuttle, MA, BCC, NBC-HWC

Director of Coaching and Group Programs
Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program

Lisa Joy Tuttle provides executive skills coaching, career coaching, and health+wellness coaching, and leads her popular Mindful Self-Management® psychoeducational executive skills coaching groups at 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 and National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) and a certified career coach via the Edge Foundation. Her team’s research on outcomes of coaching for individuals with ADHD across the lifespan was awarded an Honorable Mention at the 2017 Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference at Harvard Medical School and is reported in the journals Pediatric Nursing (2017) and the Journal of Post-secondary Education and Disability (2018). Ms. Tuttle is currently pursuing her PhD in Transformative Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies, researching stigma and empowerment in an ADHD context.

Recent 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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