Lisa Ulmer, PhD



Graduate School(s):

Virginia Commonwealth University


University of Tennessee

Additional Training:

Neumours/AI duPont Hospital for Children


Lisa Ulmer, PhD, received her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. She also completed further training in developmental psychology at VCU, as well as completing the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program. She completed a pre-doctoral internship accredited by the American Psychological Association at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center where she completed their LEND program as well. Dr. Ulmer also completed her post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology. Her research and clinical interests include: early childhood assessment and treatment, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and feeding difficulties.


Sullivan, T.N., Sutherland, K.S., Lotze, G.M., Helms, S.W., Wright, S.A., & Ulmer, L.J. (2013). Problem situations experienced by urban middle school students with high incidence disabilities that impact emotional and behavioral adjustment. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 1-14. doi: 0.1177/1063426614528243.

Van Eck, K., Evans, S.W., & Ulmer, L.J. (2007). From evidence-based to best practices: What does it mean? Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Youth, 7(2), 35-39.



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