Laura L. Walsh, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Discernment and Marriage Counseling
Addiction and Recovery Consultant
Professional Author and Educator
Dr. Walsh is a founding member of the addiction treatment and recovery consulting firm, Resolute Recovery, LLC. As professional author and keynote speaker, She has engaged both professional and lay audiences in education and workshops on topics ranging from the neurobiology of addiction and ADHD to recognizing codependency in relationships. An award winning researcher, her current interests are in the applications of discernment counseling for modern decisions to discover innovations in treatment
Dr. Walsh's Specialties
Couples: Advanced Training in both Discernment Counseling and the Gottman Method of couples counseling.
Special expertise with entrepreneurs, business owners, and C-level executives and their families.
Substance Abuse: Almost two decades of multi-setting treatment experience for the actively addicted person and their families.
Alternative Relationships: Advanced competency and experience with LGB, trans, and queer couples as well as open marriages, polyamorous families, and BDSM.
Dr. Walsh earned an undergraduate degree from Texas State University in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy and a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology with a emphasis in Substance Use Disorders. She won the coveted ‘Emerging Scholar Award for Best Clinical Research Project’ for her original research titled, “Addiction Factors Within Obesity,” as well as multiple other awards for her work. Her experience and breadth within the field of addiction has yielded key specialties in ADHD, LGBT issues, and sex and sexuality.