Melissa Malen

AxyLu Academic Coaching

St. Paul, United States

Website: AxyLu Academic Coaching


Melissa Peterson Malen, PhD, is the owner of AxyLu Academic Coaching, LLC, Co-Founder of the nonprofit Focus and Learning Center, and International Talent Education Institute, Slovenia--American Partner. She specializes in coaching students and adults who experience performance challenges in the areas of executive function and self-regulation. Dr. Malen coaches clients that have ADHD, dyslexia, nonverbal learning disability, or are twice exceptional. Melissa presents at conferences in the United States and internationally, both in-person and virtually, and also provides professional development for teachers and counselors. Melissa earned an MA in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas and a PhD in Education from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Malen has researched the experience of parents of students with ADHD and is developing programs targeted at improving student underachievement.