Meghan S. Leahy, MS, NCC is an accomplished educational innovator. Her professional services span education, counseling, learning disabilities, coaching, mentoring, ADHD, and Autistic Spectrum Disorders. She specializes in problem-solving and success strategies, focusing on the impact of learning processes on people throughout the lifespan: from childhood through professional career development.
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, communication and parenting skills and and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
A graduate of Saint Joseph’s University (BA) and Villanova University (MS), Meghan is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and was recognized in 2014 by the The Wall Street Journal as a “Woman of Note”. In 2015 she was voted as a finalist in the Philadelphia Family A+ Educator Awards and profiled in December’s “Up Close & Notable” on wsjnoted.com.
In 2014, Meghan co-authored Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Throughout the Lifespan, a peer-reviewed textbook which contains valuable information regarding how ADHD presents itself at various life stages and the role of the medical professional in planning strategies for effectively managing this lifelong disorder.
Additionally, she provides consultation and training to schools, universities, and corporations on a variety of topics. Meghan has presented to international audiences and enjoys writing about issues pertaining to the mind and learning.
For six years, she 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 mentor in the Macy Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program at Drexel University, Meghan 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, she was a Clinic Director at Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes, a tile-maker and mosaicist, and spent a number of years as a writer and editor at Flat Iron Publishing in Manhattan.