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Lisa M. May Ph. D.

Clinical Psychologist 

Dr. Lisa May received her Bachelor’s degree from Clarion University, her Master’s degree from Slippery Rock University and her Doctoral degree from Gannon University. Her predoctoral internship was completed at the Erie Psychological Consortium with a specialty focus in neuropsychology. She also completed a post-doctoral residency with training focused in neuropsychology and health psychology.

She is a partner at Northshore Neurosciences in Erie, an innovative multidisplinary group of psychologists and neurologists. She is on staff at 3 acute care hospitals and one rehabilitation hospital where she provides neuropsychological consultation. She also consults at 6 extended care/assisted living facilities. She is a clinical supervisor for the Erie Psychological Consortium, a predoctoral internship that is accredited by the American Psychological Association.
She provides a monthly lecture series to neurology residents, medical students and psychology predoctoral interns on various neuropsychology topics. She also provides frequent community presentations on various topics related to dementia, behavior management and other psychological issues. 
Gannon University                  2002 - 2007
Doctorate of Philosophy,
Counseling Psychology Major


Slippery Rock Univ. of PA.      1988 - 1992

M.A. Counseling Psychology Major


Clarion University of PA.         1984 - 1987

Bachelor of Science, Psychology Major



Professional Affiliations, Designations:
American Psychological Association

 - Division 40 Neuropsychology Member


Pennsylvania Psychological Association

 - Member


Northwest Pennsylvania Psychological Association - Member  

National Academy of Neuropsychology

- Member

Professional Appointments,
Hospital Affiliations


Allied Health Professional, UPMC Hamot Medical Center

201 State Street, Erie, PA  16501


Allied Health Professional, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie

143 East 2nd. Street, Erie, PA.  16507


Allied Health Professional, Select Specialty Hospital of Erie

201 State Street, Erie, PA  16501


Allied Health Professional, St. Vincent Health Center

232 West 25th Street, Erie, PA 16544



St. Paul’s Homes, Wesbury Methodist Community, Juniper Village, Meadville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Crawford County Care Center, Cambridge Springs Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
Professional Experience:


December 1, 2008-    

Northshore Neurosciences, Northshore Psychological Associates


June 25, 2008-           

Meadville Medical Center, Mind Body Wellness Center


May 2003-                 

Northshore Neurosciences, Northshore Psychological




September 17, 2007- 

Post-Doctoral Residency: Meadville Medical Center, Mind


August 19, 2006-       

Pre-Doctoral Internship: Erie Psychological Consortium


June-Nov 2008 Mind Body Wellness Center, Meadville Medical Center

May 2003-May 2006 add Associates to Northshore Psychological


Supervised Clinical Experience:

Sept 2007-June 2008 Post Doctoral Residency Mind Body Wellness Center, Meadville Medical Center

Aug 2006-Aug 2007  Predoctoral Internship Erie Psychological Consortium

Academic Appoinments:



Clinical Instructor – UPMC Hamot Medical Center Neurology Residency Program



Staff Trainer – St. Paul’s Homes, Staff monthly in-service, Behavior Management with Long Term Care Residents


2004 – 2005               

Instructor – Gannon University, Erie, PA. Courses taught: Undergraduate Statistics, Development across the lifespan.


2014 Staff Trainer – St. Paul’s Home, monthly in service, Self-Management in reaction to behavioral outbursts

Presentations: (2012 - 2013)


April 2012                  

Management of Family Dynamics, Alzheimer’s Association, Erie, PA


August 2012              

Management of disruptive behaviors associated with dementia, Wesbury Institute, Meadville, PA


November 2012         

Transitions across the lifespan, Wesbury Institute, Meadville, PA


November 2012         

UPMC Neuroscience conference – Neuroanatomical correlates of cognition, behavior, and personality, Erie, PA


January 2013              

Making and Keeping New Years Resolutions: Steps to lasting behavior change, UPMC Hamot Learning Series, Erie, PA


April 2013                  

Mood management through the seasons, Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown, PA


April 2013                  

Management of sleep disturbance associated with dementia, Alzheimer’s Association, Erie, PA


September 2013         

Should I stay or should I go: Identifying when it is time for an increased level of care, Wesbury Institute, Meadville, PA


November 2013
Crawford County Care Center:  Continuum of care, and managing disruptive behavior

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