Is she a therapist? A coach? An author? An educator? A mentor? Someone with the skills, patience, and resources to help you change your life? Turns out the answer is: all of the above.
Meg Leahy, MS, NCC, BCC is an accomplished educational innovator. In her private practice, she provides services that span education, counseling, learning disabilities, coaching, mentoring, ADHD, and Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Meg specializes in problem-solving and success strategies, focusing on the impact of learning processes at every stage in life, from childhood through professional career development.
Her areas of expertise include: reading acquisition, organization and time management, executive function, academic remediation and advancement, test prep, college counseling, success strategies for college students, writing and editing, leadership, career services, addiction and recovery, communication and parenting skills, meditation and mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
In 2014, she was recognized by the The Wall Street Journal as a “Woman of Note”. In 2015, she was selected as a finalist in the Philadelphia Family A+ Educator Awards and profiled in December’s Up Close & Notable on wsjnoted.com.
Voted a Family Favorite in Main Line Parent & Philadelphia Family LOVE Awards in March 2018, Meg has also been chosen as the winner of Philadelphia Magazine’s Best of Philly Award for College Advising. Most recently, Meg was invited by The American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD) to discuss learning and ADHD in their “Ask The Experts” webinar series.
Meg enjoys writing and in addition to many articles, stories, and blog posts, she has co-authored Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Throughout the Lifespan, peer-reviewed textbooks which focus on how ADHD presents itself and the role of the medical professional in planning strategies for managing it.
Additionally, Meg provides consultation and training to schools, universities, and corporations on a variety of topics. Her passion is sharing what she has learned with others, and you can often find her speaking and presenting to international audiences and writing about issues pertaining to the mind and learning.
A graduate of Saint Joseph’s University (BA) and Villanova University (MS), Meg is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Board Certified Coach (BCC) with special certifications in life, leadership, and career coaching.
For six years, Meg worked with college students and adults as a Clinical Associate in the Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania.
A volunteer for Crisis Text Line and a mentor in the Macy Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program at Drexel University, she is involved in multiple educational, charitable, and volunteer organizations, and is always interested in discussing new corporate and academic partnership opportunities.
Before founding Leahy Learning, Meg was a Clinic Director at Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes, a tile-maker and mosaicsist, and spent a number of years as a writer and editor at Flat Iron Publishing in Manhattan.