Lisa McCourt is the founder of Joy School.
She is also a bestselling author and ghostwriter specializing in the field of personal transformation. Her joyful passion for the power of words has propelled a diverse publishing career studded with industry awards, starred reviews, international honors, and mega-sales. If you have kids, you might have read them I Love You Stinky Face, Lisa’s longstanding bestseller that Publishers Weekly called a “modern classic,” heralded for helping parents raise unconditionally loved humans who feel secure and cherished with all their precious imperfections.
Under her own name, Lisa has penned over forty books for adults and children in addition to collaborating with industry leaders such as Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, James Van Praagh, and Sunny Dawn Johnston. Combined, Lisa’s books have sold over 8.5 million copies and earned over 9,000 glowing Amazon reviews. Published by Hay House, Scholastic, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, McGraw Hill, Hierophant, Health Communications, and others, Lisa’s books have won publishing awards, been featured on Lifetime TV, CNN, and PBS garnered praise from over 200 publication reviewers and been translated into 11 languages.
On the secret side of Lisa’s publishing path, she’s been the silent ghostwriter for many prominent thought-leaders, from New York Times bestselling authors to Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated Hollywood stars. Her clients have appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, Saturday Night Live, The Dr. Oz Show, ABC’s 20/20, The View, The TODAY Show, Dr. Phil, The Doctors, and The Nancy Grace Show.
A former popular CBS Radio host and joyful singer in Michael Beckwith’s global Agape Choir, Lisa brings her passion and unique blend of skillsets to an eclectic career path that is ever mysteriously unfolding, just the way she likes it.