Resident Psychologist, Ph.D, NCSP
Louise earned her doctoral degree in school psychology and masters degree in special education from the University of Oregon. She also has her National Certification in School Psychology (NCSP). Louise has worked in several Oregon school districts and enjoys helping parents navigate evaluations for special education, 504 plans, special education eligibility and IEPs. She has partnered with parents and educators to help students of all ages succeed in school and at home, even when faced with challenges like ADHD, a learning disability, anxiety, or unwanted behaviors such as non-compliance, work refusal, and opposition. She enjoys working with all children and particularly middle and high school ages. Her treatment approach employs motivational interviewing and various cognitive-behavioral strategies with a focus on the child within the systems of family and school. Louise is active in her community, serving on the strategy team with Stand for Children, and in her free time she enjoys hiking with her husband, son and Australian Shepard.
Supervisor: Jeff Sosne, Ph.D Oregon Licensed Psychologist #451
Teens and couples
Anxiety and depression
Online articles & resources
- Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD: A Scientifically Proven Program for Parents by Eli R. Lebowitz, Ph.D.
- My Anxious Mind: A Teen's Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic
- Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm and Respectful Boundaries by Robert J. MacKenzie, Ed.D. 2nd Ed.
- Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons: Revised and Updated Second Edition by Siegfried Engelmann, Phyllis Haddox
- Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level by Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
- Writing Better: Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning Difficulties by S. Graham and K. Harris
- Passion Planner – a daily planner for teens and adults