Louise is a speaker, educator, clinician, and interventionist who uses an invitational intervention approach to work with complicated mental health, substance abuse, chronic pain and process addiction clients. She publishes in the Huffington Post, Journal of Alcohol Studies, The Sober World, Recovery Campus, DB Resources, Counselor Magazine, Recovery View, Addiction Blog and other media. The San Diego Business Journal listed her as one of the “Top 10 Women Who Mean Business” and is considered by Quit Alcohol as one of the Top 10 Interventionists in the country. She speaks all over the country and trains staff at Paradigm Malibu, New Found Life, Lakeview Health, and develops original family programs such as the one at Driftwood Recovery in Austin, Texas. She is the recipient of the 2014 Foundations Fan Favorite Speaker Award and the 2016 Joseph L. Galletta Spirit of Recovery Award. Her book Falling Up: A Memoir of Renewal is available on Amazon and Learn to Thrive: An Intervention Handbook on her website at www.allaboutinterventions.com. Louise co-writes her articles with Roger Porter. Roger graduated with film and marketing degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. He works in the entertainment industry, writes screenplays and coverage, and when he's not doing that he tutors middle and high school students.

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