Dr. Ahmann has over 30 years of experience in the health care field, has been a credentialed coach in private practice for over 10 years, and has been on the faculty of MUIH Health and Wellness Coaching Department since 2017. She is an active researcher in the coaching field.

Professional Narrative

Dr. Ahmann is a registered nurse, an International Coaching Federation Professional Certified Coach (PCC), and a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC). Specializing in coaching for individuals with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), she is a member of the ADHD Coaches Organization and an active participant in their Research Committee. Dr. Ahmann is an active researcher in the coaching field, has numerous peer-reviewed publications, and has presented both nationally and internationally on coaching topics and research.

Selected Publications & Presentations

Ahmann, E., Saviet, M., Fouche’, R., Missenda, M. & Rosier, T. (2021). ADHD coaching and interprofessional communication: A focus group study. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 19(2), 70-87. DOI: 10.24384/fvjs-dp63

Saviet, M. & Ahmann, E. (2021). ADHD Coaches’ Experiences with and Perceptions of Between-Session Communication with Clients: A Focus Group. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, published online ahead of print. DOI: 10.1080/17521882.2021.1877754

Ahmann, E., Leikin, S., Smith, K., Ellington, L., & Pille, R. (2020). Exploring Health Literacy and its Relationship to Health and Wellness Coaching. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 18(2), 83-100.

Ahmann, E., Smith, K., Ellington, L. & Pille, R. (2020). Health and wellness coach collaboration with psychiatrist in multimodal intervention for ADHD. Permanente Journal, 24(18), 256-262. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7812/TPP/18.256

Ahmann, E. & Saviet, M. (2019). Communication modalities and their perceived effectiveness in coaching for individuals with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). International Journal of Evidence-Based Coaching and Mentoring, 17(2), pp.93-107. DOI: 10.24384/w8rm-c324

Ahmann, E., Tuttle, L.J., Saviet, M. & Wright, S.D. (2018). A descriptive review of ADHD coaching research: Implications for college students. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 31(1) 17-39.


Over time, I have taught many of the Health and Wellness Coaching courses both for the PBC and the MA.


MUIH Faculty Research Award, 2019

ADHD Coaches’ Organization’s Professional Excellence Award, 2019

Great Esteem Award, MUIH Health and Wellness Coaching Department, 2020

Personal Narrative

In addition to teaching, course development, and research, Dr. Ahmann enjoys her coaching practice, yoga, and hiking, She has hiked many sections of the Appalachian Trail and hopes to complete it one day.

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