BIO:

Dr. Lisa Leit, Founder of HAPPY WHOLE HUMAN™, is an aspiring Happy Whole Human dedicated to continual growth and evolution.  She is also a management consultant, public speaker, coach, and author.  Lisa conducts academic, executive, and enterprise level instruction, inspirational seminars, data gathering and analysis, holistic wellness consulting, mediation, and relationship coaching.  Her clients include families, Fortune 100 companies, government leaders, professional athletes, university systems, and small and large-scale organizations.  She also trains and certifies HAPPY WHOLE HUMAN™ coaches.

Her HAPPY WHOLE HUMAN™ products and the Holistic Wellness Coaching vision, approach, and methods are enhanced by applied experience in diverse settings and over 20 years of education. Her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin (UT) in Human Ecology with an emphasis on the psychology of interpersonal communication qualify her as an expert in the fields of developmental psychology and behavioral dynamics.  Trained to conduct quantitative research by top in field professors and pioneers in the field of interpersonal relationships, her cutting edge comprehensive holistic wellness self-assessment and corresponding online curriculum facilitate the optimal balance of self and other focus by empowering individuals as they overcome unconscious patterns of narcissism and codependence.

Her book Conversational Narcissism in Marriage: Effects on Partner Mental Health and Marital Quality Over the Transition to Parenthood (with co-authors Dr. Debby Jacobvitz and Dr. Nancy Hazen-Swann) was published in 2008.   As an expert on the subject of narcissism, her authoritative entries on both Communication and Narcissism and Narcissism in Marriage are published in the International Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Communication.