Lisa Settles, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Lisa Settles, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Tulane University School of Medicine. She has a specialization in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, with a primary interest in Autism and Developmental Delays.  Lisa is the lead psychologist for the Tulane Center for Autism and Related Disorders (TCARD), an interdisciplinary team providing diagnosis and treatment of children on the Autism Spectrum. She provides clinical services at the Tulane Infant Mental Health Services (TIMHS), a program for Medicaid-eligible, Orleans Parish-resident, and under-6-years-old children and their families.  Lisa also provides consultation to DCFS Family Resource Centers around Louisiana on the Visit Coaching model.  She also co-leads the Nurturing Parent Program’s children’s group at the Tulane Parenting Education Program (TPEP). Lisa is a certified Instructor for the Nursing Child Assessment Satellite Training (NCAST) Feeding and Teaching Scales that assess parent-infant interactions.