Laura L. Walsh, Psy.D.
Co-Founder, Addictions Expert
Laura Linebarger Walsh, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist, consultant, and addictions expert on the North Shore of Chicago. She co-founded a private practice, the Wilmette Counseling Center and a psychological services consulting company, Resolute Recovery, LLC. She earned her undergraduate degree from Texas State University in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy. She went on the earn her master’s and doctorate degrees from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Chicago in Clinical Psychology with a focus in Psychoanalytic Psychology. She won the coveted ‘Emerging Scholar Award for Best Clinical Research Project’ for her original research titled, “Addiction Factors Within Obesity,” as well as other awards with the Illinois Psychological Association, American Psychological Association and Kentucky Psychological Association. Dr. Walsh has long-standing experience and breadth within the field of addiction as well as key expert specialties in ADHD, LGB and Trans* issues, and sex and sexuality.
Dr. Walsh has professionally published and presented on multiple topics and was a visiting professor for graduate studies at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, the University of Louisville, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Walsh solidifies her core specialties by staying conversant with cutting edge research and maintaining a wide professional network. She is a contributing writer for the Resolute blog on the latest trends in addiction and recovery treatment and philosophies.