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A Day in the Life: Meet Psychologist Laura Louis, Ph.D.

Screen shot 2014-12-13 at 2.56.12 PMDr. Laura Louis has worked in the field of psychology for over ten years. Her specialities includes multicultural counseling and helping couples rebuild trust and intimacy after infidelity. Using her professional expertise and experience, she authored a book entitled Marital Peace: 10 Things You Can Do To Divorce Proof Your Marriage.

Beyond her clinical career, Louis has provided consultation to different organizations and agencies to improve their productivity and efficiency through increased communication skills. She has worked in a variety of settings, including schools, court systems, domestic violence shelters, and psychiatric hospitals.

Peek into a day in her life as a psychologist here:

A Day in the Life

December 8, 2014

7:30AM -8AM

Woke up, got dressed, and checked my email.

8AM -10AM

Went to Stone Mountain for my weekly hike. This is what gets my creative juices flowing.

10AM-11AM

Prepped for my speaking engagement on helping couples heal from past infidelity. My 3 city tour is coming up next week, and I can’t wait. YAY! I love to travel and meet new people.

11AM-12PM 

Put the finishing touches on my upcoming webinar about infidelity. I’m excited about reaching a broader audience, but also a bit nervous. Hope it goes well.

12PM-1PM

Wrote psychological reports while eating lunch (Thought- I need to hire a psychometrist; time to build that team).

2PM-7PM

Saw 5 clients (one each hour). That’s my limit. Anymore, and I start to question my effectiveness.

7pm

Headed home. Listened to a few business podcasts on the way from my private practice.

7:45PM

Made it home and kissed husband. Aww, I missed him.

8PM-10PM

Ate dinner. Since my husband works from home, he made dinner. Yay:) Cuddled together while watching Law and Order. Checked email.

10PM- 11PM

Read Bible and took a shower.

11PM

Went to sleep.

To learn more about Dr. Laura, visit www.giftedcounseling.com.

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A Day in the Life: Meet Psychologist Laura Louis, Ph.D.


Dr. Julie Hanks, LCSW

Licensed therapist turned business consultant Dr. Julie Hanks, LCSW has over 20 years in the mental health field & 12 years in private practice as owner of WasatchFamilyTherapy.com. Hanks consults with therapists all over the world to build a fulfilling and profitable therapy business and attract cash-pay clients through technology and social media. Follow Julie on Twitter & Facebook.

 


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Hanks, D. (2015). A Day in the Life: Meet Psychologist Laura Louis, Ph.D.. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 15, 2019, from https://pro.psychcentral.com/private-practice/2015/04/a-day-in-the-life-meet-psychologist-laura-louis-ph-d/

 

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