Jesse Piehl, PhD



Dr. Jesse Piehl is a licensed psychologist whose primary area of interest is working in pediatric neuropsychology, although he has experience and interest in working with individuals of all ages. He especially has experience with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, concussions/traumatic brain injuries, and other medical complications.

Dr. Piehl was born and raised in Iowa. After attending the University of Wisconsin-Stout, where he studied psychology and played basketball, he continued his education at Ball State University, where he achieved a Ph.D. in school psychology with a focus in neuropsychology. During his training at Ball State, he spent three years working in the school system conducting evaluations for special education placement and working within the Response to Intervention framework. He also spent a year working in the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System performing neuropsychological evaluations with veterans. During his final two years on campus, Dr. Piehl acted as the associate director of the Ball State Neuropsychology Lab conducting neuropsychological evaluations for clients of all ages. He then joined BRAINS as a predoctoral intern and completed his postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology.

Dr. Piehl has always loved sports and dreamed of playing professional basketball as a child. Despite being 7 feet tall, that dream never took him beyond playing in college. He continues to enjoy watching and playing sports to this day. He is a die-hard fan of the Green Bay Packers and University of Wisconsin. He also enjoys listening to music, traveling, being outside, and spending time with family and friends.


  • AA — Gogebic Community College — 2007
  • BA — University of Wisconsin-Stout — 2009
  • MA — Ball State University — 2010
  • PhD — Ball State University — 2015

Areas of Interest

  • ADHD
  • Developmental Delay
  • Executive Dysfunction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Medical and Genetic Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussions