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Lisa P. Coulter, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Psychologist Allentown PA


What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.


                             Ralph Waldo Emerson


Dr. Coulter has over 30 years of experience providing counseling and psychological services to adults and teens. She has worked in community mental health, college counseling, employee assistance, veterans’ health, and residential settings.  Dr. Coulter utilizes an integrative, holistic, approach and offers clients a warm, supportive and non-judgmental setting in which to explore their concerns, while helping them identify effective means to reach their goals. She works with many presenting issues, such as:

  • Stress and anxiety

  • Depression, bipolar disorder, mood swings

  • Self-Esteem

  • Relationship and communication issues

  • Family issues

  • Abuse and sexual assault


  • Trauma

  • Women’s Issues, Men’s Issues

  • Life transitions

  • Grief and loss

  • LGBTQIA issues

  • Finding hope, meaning, and purpose


Dr. Coulter has served as President of the Lehigh Valley Psychological Association, President of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Association of Counseling Center Faculty, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. She has presented nationally on topics including nutrition and mood, supplements for mental health, college student mental health, academic counseling, and retention. 

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,

           APA Accredited Program

B.A., Psychology, Douglass College, Rutgers University

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