Dr Laura Author

Dr. Laura L. Walsh is a clinical psychologist, addictions expert, author, and educator. She is the Director of the Wilmette Counseling Center and co-founder of the addiction and recovery firm, Resolute Recovery. She earned a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology with a emphasis in Substance Use Disorders. She won a coveted academic research award for her original study, “Addiction Factors Within Obesity,” as well as multiple other accolades for her work. An award winning researcher, professional author and keynote speaker, her current interest is the regulatory intersection of substances on ADHD symptoms.

Walking on Your Eggshells

I’ve done a lot of work on myself; shaping and sculpting how I want my life to be. It all started with recognizing my own...

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Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships – Book Review

Whenever a new open couple or struggling poly family relationship comes to my office for therapy, Opening Up is a great starter guide for...

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Your Core: The Big Four

Reflecting core fears like abandonment, it’s a much deeper way of thinking of ourselves than what we show the world. Which one fits you?...

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Attachment and You: The Still Face Experiment

You can tell a lot from watching someone's face. Especially it's your mother. Behold, The Still Face Experiment. #experiment #attachment...

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Emotional Alchemy: How the Mind Can Heal the Heart

The idea that the mind can heal the heart is fantastic. I use this concept in my own work with clients. There are a lot of wonderful ideas...

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The Feelings Wheel: A Tool for Improving Emotional Intelligence

Many of my clients struggle to identify and name their emotions. I’ll ask how they are feeling and what I’ll get back is either what...

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